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October 17, 2017
ČTK Czech presidential candidate Jiri Drahos, former head of the Czech Academy of Sciences, ended the petition campaign in support of his candidacy last week. He said that he gathered over 110,000 signatures from people, or far more than the...
October 17, 2017
ČTK Olomouc Region Governor Ladislav Oklestek has rejected the call by Marian Jurecka, the agriculture minister and member of the regional assembly, that the region should not pay the costs of President Milos Zeman's upcoming visit, he told...
October 17, 2017
ČTK The recognition of diplomas from foreign universities is a too complex bureaucratic procedure in the Czech Republic, which contributes to brain drain from the country, European Parliament Vice-President Pavel Telicka (unaffiliated, for ANO)...
October 17, 2017
ČTK The next Czech government arising from the elections should defend parliamentary democracy and the rule of law, right-wing TOP 09 leader Miroslav Kalousek has told CTK, adding that his party rejects cooperation with the Communists (KSCM) and...
October 17, 2017
ČTK EU states should not backpedal on former agreements, Czech PM Bohuslav Sobotka told European Council head Donald Tusk on behalf of the Visegrad Group (V4) PMs at their meeting on Friday, and when talking to media, he gave the Schengen area...
October 17, 2017
ČTK Andrej Babis, chairman of the Czech government ANO movement, and another ten people, including his relatives, are facing fraud charges in connection with a 50-million-crown EU subsidy sent to the Capi hnizdo (Stork Nest) company, daily Pravo...
October 17, 2017
ČTK European Parliament Vice-President Pavel Telicka (unaffiliated) told reporters on Friday that he can see no reason why he should give up his MEP's mandate after ending cooperation with the Czech ANO movement for which he had been elected....
October 17, 2017
ČTK The support for the Czech Pirates is surging shortly before the October 20-21 general election, having reached 8.5 percent, largely at the expense of ANO, the Social Democrats (CSSD) and the Communists (KSCM), according to the latest Median...
October 17, 2017
ČTK Pharmacists will join the planned protests of general practitioners and outpatient specialists and some of them will symbolically close pharmacies for half an hour on Wednesday morning, Czech Pharmacists' Chamber (CLnK) spokeswoman Michaela...
October 17, 2017
ČTK Prince Edward, the youngest son of British Queen Elizabeth II, will visit the Czech Republic next week to present gold medals within the Duke of Edinburgh International Award (DofE Award) educational programme, in which 2,500 young Czechs...

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