Wednesday, 26 July 2017

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Právo: No wonder Czech PM Sobotka is leaving top party politics

ČTK |
20 Jul 2017

Bohuslav Sobotka's legacy is fading away still before he leaves the office of the Czech prime minister and it is no wonder that he has decided to vacate the scene after the October general election, Lukáš Jelínek writes in daily Právo. Sobotka quit the post of ČSSD chairman over the party's steeply decreasing voter preferences in mid-June.

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Senate approves bill on European parties' work in Czech Republic

ČTK |
20 Jul 2017

European political parties and foundations will be able to operate in the Czech Republic, but they will no be allowed to run in elections in the country, according to a bill that the Senate, the upper house of Czech parliament, smoothly passed yesterday.

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Právo: More Czech children returning from institutions to parents

ČTK |
20 Jul 2017

The number of children who have returned from institutional care to their biological parents has increased by one-third in the Czech Republic in five years, which reflects a changed approach of authorities and social workers to problem families, daily Právo reported yesterday.

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Senate rejects air transport service deal with Saudi Arabia

ČTK |
20 Jul 2017

The Czech Senate refused to support the ratification of an agreement on air transport services between the Czech Republic and Saudi Arabia today, pointing at human rights violation in Saudi Arabia and its approach to Europe.

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ČR among leaders in meeting sustainable development goals

ČTK |
20 Jul 2017

The Czech Republic is among the world leaders in meeting sustainable development goals (SDG), it ensues from the Index SDG report for 2017, in which the Czechs ended fifth out of 157 countries assessed, gaining 81.9 out of possible 100 points.

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Artist, art historian Josef Císařovský dies

ČTK |
20 Jul 2017

Czech art historian and painter Josef Císařovský, a signatory of the Charter 77 dissident human rights manifesto, died on Sunday at the age of 90, his son Petr told ČTK yesterday.

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Czech researchers make four instruments for ESA solar mission

ČTK |
20 Jul 2017

Czech researchers and firms helped develop and make four of ten state-of-the-art instruments for the Solar Orbiter satellite whose mission to explore the Sun is to be launched within a European Space Agency (ESA) programme in 2019, representatives of the Czech Academy of Sciences said yesterday.

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PM Sobotka has no ambition to return to ČSSD leadership

ČTK |
19 Jul 2017

Prime Minster Bohuslav Sobotka, former chairman of the Social Democrats (ČSSD), wants to stay the party's active party member, but he has no ambition to return to its leadership, he said in an interview for ČTK yesterday

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ODA to run in all Czech regions in election with another group

ČTK |
19 Jul 2017

The renewed Civic Democratic Alliance (ODA) will run in the forthcoming general election in all Czech regions together with the For Health and Sport movement, its leader, billionaire Pavel Sehnal, has said.

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LN: One-third of Czechs know UN sustainable development goal

ČTK |
19 Jul 2017

One-third of Czechs know the U.N. goals in sustainable development, such as access to drinking water, according to a poll conducted by the Ipsos agency along with the Association of Social Responsibility and released in Lidové noviny (LN) yesterday.

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