Saturday, 23 September 2017

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LN: Czechs should shun euro until start of euro zone reform

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15 Sep 2017

The Czechs should wait for how the planned euro zone reform will look like before deciding on their own adoption of the euro, Jan Machacek wrote in daily Lidove noviny (LN) on Thursday in reaction to EC head Jean-Claude Juncker's promotion of the euro in his EP speech this week.

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Slovak court to decide on Babiš suspected StB tie on Sept 12

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15 Sep 2017

The Slovak Constitutional Court will decide on a complaint the Nation's Memory Institute filed against a court verdict saying that the Czech government ANO leader Andrej Babiš was not the former communist secret police's (StB) agent on October 12.

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Presidential candidate proposes pardoning debtors' fines

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15 Sep 2017

Czech presidential candidate Michal Horáček proposes that the state relieve its debtors of the fines for debts in taxes as well as social and health insurance, he told reporters on Thursday.

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Sanctions against North Korea not to affect Czechs

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15 Sep 2017

No North Koreans work in the Czech Republic and the bilateral trade is negligible, according to information from Czech authorities, and therefore the new sanctions the U.N. Security Council imposed on Pyongyang this week will have no impact on Czechs.

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Exhibition presents Czechoslovak founder Masaryk's human side

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15 Sep 2017

An exhibition marking 80 years from the death of Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk, a co-founder and the first president of Czechoslovakia, was opened in the National Museum on Thursday, presenting him not only as a politician but also as a man.

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Czech Olympic winner in pentathlon Svoboda ends career

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15 Sep 2017

David Svoboda, Czech Olympic winner in modern pentathlon, will end his sports career now, at the age of 32 years, he has announced.

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Deputy trade minister: Roma are like jellyfish, nuisance

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15 Sep 2017

Deputy Industry and Trade Minister Karel Novotný from the Social Democratic Party wrote on Facebook that the Roma are like jellyfish because they are "a nuisance, good for nothing," the server Aktuálně.cz wrote on Thursday.

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Courts to deal with ex-PM wife's info leak case again

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15 Sep 2017

The Prague High Court annulled on Thursday the verdict in the intelligence information leak case of Jana Necasova (previously Nagyova), wife of ex-PM Petr Necas and the former head of his office, and lobbyist Ivo Rittig and returned it for reappraisal.

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Film-maker Dvořáková wins Student Academy Award

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15 Sep 2017

The 15-minute short film Who's Who in Mycology by Czech film-makers Marie Dvorakova was one of the three winners in the narrative film category of the 2017 Student Academy Awards, Hedvika Petrzelova, from the Czech Film Centre, told CTK on Thursday.

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Old Czech woman stabs burglar to death

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15 Sep 2017

A Czech woman, 67, stabbed a man who broke into her house to death in the night, regional police spokeswoman Lenka Sikorova told journalists on Thursday, adding that the police were now investigating whether she acted in self-defence.

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