Wednesday, 29 March 2017

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STAN to run in Czech general election in coalition with KDU-ČSL

ČTK |
27 Mar 2017

The Mayors and Independents (STAN) movement wants to run in the Czech October general election in a coalition with the Christian Democrats (KDU-ČSL), a crushing majority of the delegates to its congress decided Saturday.

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EU supporters march through Prague centre

ČTK |
27 Mar 2017

Some 100 supporters of the European Union took part in the March for Europe in the centre of Prague Saturday, marking the 60th anniversary of the Rome Treaties that create one of the European integration pillars.

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Extremists stage protest against government in Prague

ČTK |
27 Mar 2017

About 100 people took part in a protest against the Czech government, Islamisation and immigration staged by the far-right extra-parliamentary National Democracy (ND) party in Prague centre yesterday.

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Plaque marking WWII transports of Slovak Jews unveiled in Poprad

ČTK |
27 Mar 2017

A plaque marking the 75th anniversary of launching mass transports of Jews from Slovakia to concentration camps during WWII was unveiled in Poprad yesterday, with Slovak President Andrej Kiška attending.

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Former Czech ForMin criticises Austrian diplomacy head in press

ČTK |
27 Mar 2017

Former Czech foreign minister Karel Schwarzenberg has criticised Austrian diplomacy head Sebastian Kurz for taking populist steps in an interview with the Austrian Sunday paper Die Presse am Sonntag.

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Convoy of U.S., British troops leaves ČR

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27 Mar 2017

The last part of the seven-part U.S.-British military convoy, including 550 soldiers and 125 vehicles, left the Czech Republic for Poland at the border crossing in Náchod after 15:00 yesterday.

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Number of drones used commercially rising in ČR

ČTK |
27 Mar 2017

The number of registered drones that are used commercially has been rising in the Czech Republic and there are more than 400 at present, according to statistics of the Civil Aviation Authority.

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Baroque clock for record high price not sold at Prague auction

ČTK |
27 Mar 2017

A unique baroque astronomical playing clock from the era of French King Louis XV, which was offered for CZK 55.2 million, the highest starting price in the Czech antique market, was not sold at an auction in Prague yesterday.

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Lehmannová becomes new Lidice Memorial director

ČTK |
24 Mar 2017

Martina Lehmannova will head the Lidice Memorial, marking the obliteration of this village in Central Bohemia by the Nazis in 1942, as of April 1, replacing its long-term director Milous Cervencl, Culture Ministry spokeswoman Simona Cigankova told CTK on Thursday.

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TOP 09 changes logo, will present manifesto in May

ČTK |
24 Mar 2017

The Czech rightist opposition TOP 09 has changed its logo adding a motif of the bow tie which its honorary chairman Karel Schwarzenberg wears, party chairman Miroslav Kalousek said on Thursday, adding that the party wanted to enliven its logo before the autumn general election.

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