Thursday, 23 November 2017

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Academy of Fine Arts gallery opens exhibition on Roma

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15 Nov 2017

The Czech Academy of Fine Arts gallery opened an exhibition entitled "Education Ministry Warning: Segregation Seriously Harms You and People Around You! Vol.2 (retrospect after 10 years)" aimed at the life and segregation of the Roma in the Czech society.

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Christian Democrats for Drahoš as president

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15 Nov 2017

The national committee of the Christian Democrats (KDU-CSL) recommended to their voters that they should back former Czech Science Academy head Jiri Drahos in the January 2018 presidential race, party leader Pavel Belobradek told journalists on Tuesday.

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Communists to back ANO candidate for lower house head

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15 Nov 2017

Czech Communists (KSCM) insist on backing Radek Vondracek, candidate of Andrej Babis' election-winning ANO, for the post of head of the Chamber of Deputies, head of the KSCM deputy group Pavel Kovacik told journalists on Tuesday.

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Czech war veteran from Afghanistan dies

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15 Nov 2017

Czech war veteran Jaroslav Mevald, who suffered serious injuries in an ambush attack in Afghanistan in 2014, suddenly died at the age of 39 on Friday, Defence Minister Martin Stropnický said on Tuesday.

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Pehe: Babiš's gov't does not need confidence vote in Chamber

ČTK |
14 Nov 2017

A government may rule the Czech Republic and achieve a lot even if it fails to win a confidence vote held in the Chamber of Deputies, Jiří Pehe says in Právo, adding that President Miloš Zeman seems ready to let ANO leader be prime minister for rather long in such a case.

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Právo: Many Czech seniors growing cannabis

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14 Nov 2017

Czech elderly have taken an intensive interest in the growing of cannabis as they use it for medical purposes, daily Pravo wrote on Monday, stressing that the use of cannabis for medical purposes has been permitted in the Czech Republic since 2013.

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ČSSD expels activist Patočka due to Brno rail station referendum

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14 Nov 2017

The Brno municipal conference of the Czech Social Democrats (CSSD) expelled Jakub Patocka, the editor-in-chief of the Denik Referendum online daily, from the party on Saturday over his activity for a referendum on the city's railway station.

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LN: Architect wants to open church buried underground

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14 Nov 2017

A young Czech architect proposed to make accessible a church that was buried deep underground within the coal mining process in Radovesice, 50 km northwest of Prague, daily Lidove noviny (LN) wrote on Monday.

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Opposition not to lead all lower house committees

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14 Nov 2017

The Pirates' proposal that the opposition should have the posts of chairpersons of all committees in the Chamber of Deputies is inappropriate, Czech Christian Democrats (KDU-CSL) told journalists on Monday.

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Czech tennis stars Navrátilová, Kodeš to appear on coins

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14 Nov 2017

Czech Wimbledon winners Martina Navratilova and Jan Kodes are the first tennis champions to appear on commemorative coins whose gypsum models the Ceska mincovna (Czech Mint) unveiled on Monday.

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