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April 26, 2013
ČTK The recent rift paralysing the Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes threatens to thwart the last chance of Czechs to objectively map the period of communist rule, Luděk Navara writes in yesterday's issue of Mladá fronta Dnes (MfD...
April 26, 2013
ČTK The National Gallery's (NG) prospects under the new director who will replace the sacked Vladimír Roesel are bleak especially now that Culture Ministry has scrapped Roesel's vision of a reform aimed to boost the NG's budget, Jan H. Vitvar...
April 26, 2013
ČTK Twenty years after receiving a life sentence for double murder, the chances of convict Jiří Kajínek being freed have increased now that President Miloš Zeman has began dealing with the case, weekly Týden reported...
April 26, 2013
ČTK Two rescue workers died in a mine in Karviná, Silesia on Sunday night.
April 26, 2013
ČTK Some two-thirds of Czechs are convinced that foreigners increase unemployment and crime rates in the Czech Republic, according to a poll conducted by the Public Opinion Research Centre (CVVM) in March and released to ČTK yesterday.
April 26, 2013
ČTK The head of the police's anti-corruption force, Tomáš Martinec, has announced that he is to quit the post next month. Martinec said he was quitting over his dispute with Prague High State Attorney Lenka Bradáčová who accused the anti-...
April 26, 2013
ČTK Prime Minister Petr Nečas said yesterday he wants Former Health Minister Tomáš Julínek (both Civic Democrats, ODS) to take a stand on his criminal prosecution over an allegedly disadvantageous contract on the operation of the air rescue...
April 26, 2013
ČTK Polish Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Stanislaw Kalemba will arrive in the Czech Republic to hold talks about the quality of food products with his Czech counterpart Petr Bendl on 6 May.
April 26, 2013
ČTK The number of seniors in the Czech Republic using mobile phones and the internet has increased dramatically in the past decade, according to a recent study by the Czech Statistical Office.
April 26, 2013
ČTK The anti-corruption police have filed charges against Former Health Minister Tomáš Julínek.

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