Monday, 29 May 2017

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Foreign students may get Czech study visas more easily

ČTK |
22 May 2017

Foreigners from outside the EU admitted to selected Czech universities may gain study visas more easily in the future, according to a material by the Education Ministry that the government will discuss on Monday and that counts with 340 students a month.

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March commemorates victims of Germans' post-war transfer

ČTK |
22 May 2017

About 300 people set out on a 30-km Reconciliation Pilgrimage from Pohořelice to Brno on Saturday to commemorate the victims of the post-war transfer of the German-speaking inhabitants from Brno.

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Seven Czechs sent to custody in case of information leaks

ČTK |
22 May 2017

The Brno City Court sent today seven people into custody in the case of information leaks from police databases and criminal proceedings, state attorney Petr Šereda has told ČTK.

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President Zeman should not seek re-election, KDU-ČSL deputy head says

ČTK |
22 May 2017

President Miloš Zeman should not seek re-election in 2018, Marian Jurečka, first deputy chairman of the Christian Democrats (KDU-ČSL) and agriculture minister, said in the Questions of Václav Moravec programme on public Czech Television yesterday.

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Cooperating Europe is safeguard against repeat of war, PM says

ČTK |
22 May 2017

Cooperating Europe is the best safeguard against a repeat of war and totalitarian horrors, Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka said at a traditional meeting to commemorate the victims of Nazi persecution at the National Cemetery in Terezín yesterday.

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Jewish transports' anniversary commemorated in Czech town

ČTK |
22 May 2017

Some 80 people, including survivors, yesterday paid tribute to the Holocaust victims and commemorated the 75th anniversary of the departure of Třebíč Jewish transports for Terezín, north Bohemia, in May 1942.

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Ukrainians in national costumes stage anti-war march in Prague

ČTK |
22 May 2017

An estimated several hundred Ukrainians wearing national costumes marched through downtown Prague yesterday with the aim to support peace in Ukraine and to "stop war all over the world."

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Political parties slow in releasing their manifestos

ČTK |
22 May 2017

The Czech rightist opposition Civic Democratic Party (ODS) is the only of the parties that have a chance of succeeding in the October general election according to public opinion polls to have presented its manifesto, called A Strong Programme for a Strong Czech Republic.

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Štyrský's painting sold for record CZK 23.6 million in Prague

ČTK |
22 May 2017

A chimney sweep and a snowman, a painting by Czech painter Jindřich Štyrský (1899-1942) fetched a record CZK 23.6 million including a surcharge at an auction staged by European Arts yesterday.

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Czechs to provide CZK 35m for Ukraine's reconstruction

ČTK |
22 May 2017

The Czech Republic could contribute CZK 35 million to the reconstruction of Ukraine and support for its democratic transformation in 2017-18, according to a proposal by the Foreign Ministry that the government will discuss on Monday.

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