Thursday, 23 November 2017

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Babiš doesn't expect German developments to affect Czech economy

ČTK |
21 Nov 2017

Germany is heading for a minority government or early elections now that the the post-election talks between the CDU/CSU, the FDP and the Greens have collapsed, Czech ANO leader Andrej Babis said on Monday, adding that he does not expect the German events to influence Czech economy.

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Poll: Children's trust in future of CzechRep declining

ČTK |
21 Nov 2017

The current generation of children aged from nine to 17 is more sceptical towards the future, trusting the adults less than their peers in the past, as roughly one third of adolescents want to live outside the Czech Republic, according to a UNICEF survey results out on Monday.

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Vondráček is only candidate for Chamber of Deputies speaker

ČTK |
21 Nov 2017

MP Radek Vondracek (ANO) is the only candidate for the speaker of the lower house of Czech parliament, the house's electoral commission head Martin Kolovratnik (ANO) told CTK after the deadline for submitting the nominations expired on Monday.

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Zeman arrives in Russia, official programme starts today

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21 Nov 2017

Czech President Milos Zeman arrived in Sochi, a Black Sea resort, on Monday to start a five-day official visit to Russia, the programme of which will start with Zeman's meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Tuesday.

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Number of Czech babies raised in institutions falls slowly

ČTK |
21 Nov 2017

The number of infants younger than three years who end in Czech children's homes has been decreasing steadily but slowly, according to the Institute for Health Information and Statistics (UZIS) data showing that 1559 infants were sent to be raised in institutions in 2016.

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Prague not to host EBA seat moving from London

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21 Nov 2017

The fact that the Czech Republic and Slovakia on Monday nearly advanced to the second round of the vote of the new seat of two European agencies moving away from London is a good result despite the failure of both bids, Czech state secretary for EU affairs Ales Chmelar told journalists.

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Aktuálně.cz: Minister's brother fixed Czechs' exchange for Lebanese agent

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21 Nov 2017

Respected Arabist Petr Pelikan, older brother of justice minister Robert Pelikan, negotiated the exchange of Lebanese agent Ali Fayad for five Czechs kidnapped in Lebanon, Aktuálně.cz wrote, referring to information from four highly trustworthy sources.

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Zeman supports Sokol gathering at Prague stadium

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21 Nov 2017

The national gathering of the Czech gymnastics movement Sokol will be held in the Eden Arena in Prague next July, President Milos Zeman's spokesman Jiri Ovcacek said on Monday after Zeman's meeting with Chinese football association chief Du Zhaocai.

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Diplomat Chmiel to be compensated for unlawful prosecution

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21 Nov 2017

Czech ambassador in Hungary Juraj Chmiel will receive CZK 112,000 in compensation for his unlawful prosecution, Aktuálně.cz news site reported, citing a decision that a Prague court issued on Monday.

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Post-election obstinacy may harm democrats more than Babiš

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20 Nov 2017

Post-election talks have been inconclusive so far but it is not due to lacking solutions but to democratic parties' obstinacy, which prevents the emergence of a new government and with which the election-winning ANO will cope sooner or later, Petr Honzejk wrote in Hospodářské noviny.

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