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March 22, 2017
ČTK Defence Minister Martin Stropnický will propose the promotion of the first Czech woman to general, he said on Wednesday, but he did not give any name. "After a quarter of a century of the existence of the Czech army, it is high time for a...
March 22, 2017
ČTK A Lebanese court has acquitted Ali Fayad, whom the USA suspected of support for terrorism and conspiracy, because it has concluded that the USA did not provide enough evidence, Fayad's Czech lawyer Vladimir Ricica told Aktualne.cz news...
March 22, 2017
ČTK Only few scientists in the Czech Republic win a grant from the European Research Council (ERC) because Czech science is average and a small number of projects apply for the grants, ERC member Tomas Jungwirth told CTK at a conference marking...
March 22, 2017
ČTK Supporters of independent candidates for Czech president will have to add the number of their ID or passport on the nomination petitions, according to an amendment to the election law President Milos Zeman signed on Wednesday. read more
March 22, 2017
ČTK Businessman Vlastimil Maxa will spend nine years in prison for money laundering and fraud in the Promopro case of an overpriced state order during the Czech Republic's EU presidency in 2009 as the appeals High Court in Prague upheld the...
March 22, 2017
ČTK A team to help President Milos Zeman with the campaign for his re-election is likely to be formed around Martin Nejedly, his chief adviser, and other members of the extra-parliamentary Citizens' Rights Party (SPO) of Zeman's supporters,...
March 22, 2017
ČTK President Milos Zeman has invited re-elected Hungarian President Janos Ader to Prague and he also congratulated him on defending his post, Zeman's spokesman Jiri Ovcacek told CTK on Wednesday. read more
March 22, 2017
ČTK Representatives of the Christian Democrats (KDU-CSL) and Mayors and Independents (STAN) will discuss the creation of a coalition for the autumn election to the Chamber of Deputies in Lipnice nad Sazavou, east Bohemia, on Friday and Saturday...
March 22, 2017
ČTK Czech anti-Islamist activist Martin Konvicka posted a statement criticising the EU and Germany at the fence outside the German Chancellery in Berlin on Tuesday, he told CTK in a press release on Wednesday. read more
March 22, 2017
ČTK Finance Minister Andrej Babis told CTK that Wednesday's parliamentary debate on his incomes and taxes amounted to manipulation and lying, he rejected the Chamber of Deputies' resolution asking him to refute suspected tax evasion on his part...

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