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Unique photographs found in Čapek's villa

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17 Jun 2015

Unique photographs of Czech writer Karel Čapek, including unknown pictures from his public and private life, have been found in his villa in Prague-Vinohrady.

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Opposition wants special lower house session on immigrants

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17 Jun 2015

The Czech opposition parties, TOP 09, the Civic Democrats (ODS) and Dawn, asked for a special lower house session on the immigration crisis in the EU Tuesday, in reaction to the government coalition preventing a debate about it, their representatives have told reporters.

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Czechs may send troops to Mali, Golan Heights

ČTK |
17 Jun 2015

The Czech military will be able to deploy up to 30 soldiers in Mali and the Golan Heights as the mission under the U.N. auspices was approved by the Chamber of Deputies Tuesday.

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Czech philanthropist exports own-developed election system

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16 Jun 2015

Czech billionaire philanthropist Karel Janeček has developed a new system of elections, Democracy 2.1 (D21), which has been praised as noteworthy by experts at prestigious world universities and which might be implemented in practice in Tunisia, Lidové noviny wrote.

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LN: Popularity of rail transport on rise in ČR

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16 Jun 2015

The popularity of railways has been rising among Czechs at the cost of bus transport, and people are even starting to prefer trains to travelling by car, Lidové noviny wrote, citing the White Paper of Public Transport completed by the Transport Ministry.

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Právo: Most Czech parties see no need for US troops in country

ČTK |
16 Jun 2015

Most Czech politicians say there is no need to have U.S. troops and arms on the Czech territory because the country does not face an imminent threat, daily Pravo writes Monday in reaction to news about planned reinforced U.S. military presence in Eastern Europe.

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Cabinet approves contribution for pensioners

ČTK |
16 Jun 2015

The Czech government Monday approved a one-off contribution of 600 crowns for each pensioner to be paid out in December, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka (Social Democrats, CSSD) writes on Twitter.

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Czech police catch gang forging IDs

ČTK |
16 Jun 2015

The Czech police have caught a five-member gang that forged passports and driving licences and operated in the Czech Republic, Lithuania and Slovakia from 2013, organised crime police unit spokesman Pavel Hantak told CTK Monday.

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New web makes reporting of corruption safer for whistleblowers

ČTK |
16 Jun 2015

A new, anonymous Internet application, GlobalLeaks, launched by the Oživení NGO on Monday, makes reporting of corruption safer for whistleblowers, the NGO announced at a press conference.

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Minister: No measures against MERS virus needed in ČR

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16 Jun 2015

Czech citizens do not face any direct infection by the MERS coronavirus and the Czech Republic has not been planning to adopt any measures against the spreading of the virus, Foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek said after talks with Health Minister Svatopluk Nemecek Monday.

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