Thursday, 23 November 2017

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Czech delegation brings Prague bid to host 2022 event to Pope

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16 Nov 2017

Pope Francis met a Czech delegation, including Prague Mayor Adriana Krnáčová and Prague Archbishop Dominik Duka and promoting Prague's bid for hosting the World Youth Days in 2022, during the papal audience on Wednesday.

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Czech diplomacy to raise donation for humanitarian aid next year

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16 Nov 2017

The Czech diplomacy will donate 180 million crowns for humanitarian aid in 2018, which is 23 million more than this year, according to the Foreign Ministry's 2018 strategy for humanitarian aid released on Wednesday.

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Czechs defend children's rights during their CE chairmanship

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16 Nov 2017

The Czech Republic attracted attention to the problem of child detentions and defended children's rights in this way during its six-month chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, Association for International Affairs (AMO) analysts told CTK.

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Prague detectives solve murder committed 33 years ago

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16 Nov 2017

Prague police have cleared up a murder committed 33 years ago thanks to a palm imprint, but the perpetrator, who has confessed to the crime, cannot be punished as the case falls under the statute of limitations, police spokesman Jan Danek said in a press release on Wednesday.

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Prague to host European anti-migrant parties in mid-December

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16 Nov 2017

A new model of cooperation will be on the agenda of the meeting of European anti-migrant parties, to be attended by Marine Le Pen and Geert Wilders, in Prague in mid-December, Tomio Okamura, leader of the Freedom and Direct Democracy (SPD) movement, said on Wednesday.

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Senate chairman: Tax on churches' compensation impossible

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16 Nov 2017

Imposing tax on the financial compensation for churches within their property restitution, as hinted at by ANO movement leader Andrej Babis last week, is prevented by the related agreements between the state and churches, Senate Chairman Milan Stech (Czech Social Democrats, CSSD) said on Wednesday.

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Zeman not to let Babiš be blackmailed over deputies' support

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16 Nov 2017

President Milos Zeman does not ask ANO leader Andrej Babis to deliver 101 MEPs signatures in support of his cabinet so that nobody could blackmail Babis when composing the cabinet, TOP 09 Chairman Miroslav Kalousek told journalists after meeting the president on Wednesday.

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Court confirms Mašíns' ownership of family farm in Bohemia

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15 Nov 2017

Zdena and Josef Masins, offspring of a freedom fighter executed by the Nazis, are owners of the Masin family farm in Central Bohemia, since their father gave its ownership up under pressure, the Seznam Zpravy server has reported, citing a court decision.

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Removal of last part of oil lagoons in Ostrava starts

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15 Nov 2017

The removal of oil lagoons left behind a former chemical plant in the Ostrava city started after some time again and the AVE CZ firm responsible for it took over the area from the Czech state-run company Diamo, Diamo spokeswoman Jana Dronska told CTK on Tuesday.

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MfD: SPD loses members in Moravia-Silesia over disputes

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15 Nov 2017

Freedom and Direct Democracy (SPD), a new Czech anti-EU and anti-Islam movement that entered parliament in the recent elections, is losing members in the Moravia-Silesia Region due to the regional branch's leader, daily Mlada fronta Dnes (MfD) wrote on Tuesday.

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