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Number of Czech foster parents rising, still insufficient

ČTK |
7 Apr 2016

The number of Czech foster parents is rapidly rising, but still it is insufficient because the state is about to further reduce the number of children staying in institutions due to which professional care of them will be needed, daily Mlada fronta Dnes (MfD) writes on Wednesday.

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National Museum buys unknown letter by Antonín Dvořák

ČTK |
7 Apr 2016

The Czech National Museum has gained a letter that Czech composer Antonín Dvořák wrote to Austrian music critic Eduard Hanslick in 1882.

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PM Sobotka: Prague against all permanent redistribution quotas

ČTK |
7 Apr 2016

The Czech government will agree with no system of mandatory permanent quotas for the redistribution of asylum seekers across the European Union, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka said on Twitter in reaction to the new asylum rules that the European Commission proposed on Wednesday.

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Czechs simplify recognition of foreigners' qualifications

ČTK |
7 Apr 2016

The introduction of a European Professional Card, which the Czech Senate approved on Wednesday within an amendment which President Milos Zeman is yet to sign is aimed to simplify the recognition of foreigners' qualifications.

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ČSSD leadership approves taking 338-million-crown loan

ČTK |
7 Apr 2016

The senior government Czech Social Democrats' (CSSD) leadership approved taking a 338-million-crown loan on Wednesday to pay 337 million to their former lawyer Zdenek Altner by Monday, according to CTK sources.

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Politicians, artists sue Czech state for human rights violation

ČTK |
7 Apr 2016

A group of public personalities has filed a legal complaint against the Czech Republic for violations of constitutional and human rights, mainly in connection with a recent visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping, they said in a press release on Wednesday.

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Czechs should remedy unjust tax burden in wake of scandal

ČTK |
7 Apr 2016

The Czech Republic should remedy its present unjust system of unequal distribution of public goods and commitments, since the failure to tackle the problem might result in big political problems, as cases such as the Panama Papers scandal show, Radim Bures wrote in Wednesday's Právo.

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Prague university plans Charles IV main celebrations in May

ČTK |
7 Apr 2016

Prague's Charles University (UK) plans to hold the major celebrations of the 700th birth anniversary of Czech King and Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV, including an international conference and an academic assembly to be attended by top state officials, in May, UK Rector Tomas Zima said on Wednesday.

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Eight Christian refugees to leave Brno back for Iraq

ČTK |
7 Apr 2016

Eight out of 24 Iraqi Christian refugees who now stay in Brno will leave back for Iraq on Thursday, said Miroslav Makovicka, from the Generation 21 Endowment that looks after Iraqis' resettlement in the Czech Republic with which the government charged it.

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Czech parties doomed to lose to oligarchs in political race

ČTK |
6 Apr 2016

Czech traditional political parties find themselves in an unequal competition with oligarchs running political business, and it is easy to predict how the battle will end and what impact it will have on democracy in the country, Jiří Pehe wrote in Právo.

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