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November 20, 2018
Prague Daily Monitor President Miloš Zeman will meet Chinese President Xi Jinping in Shanghai next month, Prague Castle announced on Tuesday. Zeman will discuss the strengthening of economic and strategic ties...
November 20, 2018
Prague Daily Monitor The body of slain Czech soldier, Tomas Prochazka who was killed in an attack at the Shindand Air Base in Afghanistan on Monday, is to be returned to the Czech Republic today. Defence Minister, Lubomir Metnar (ANO) announced...
November 20, 2018
Prague Daily Monitor The exquisite Baroque Invalidovna complex in Prague is set to open to the public this weekend, as part of the celebration of 100 years of Czechoslovak statehood. Novinky.cz reports that the complex, which was featured in the...
November 20, 2018
Prague Daily Monitor The Foreign Ministry withdrew a Czech diplomat from the embassy in Riyadh in response to the botched killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul earlier this month. Minister...
November 20, 2018
Prague Daily Monitor Zdeněk Hřib, Prague leader of the Pirate Party, will be the new mayor of Prague. His coalition partners, Jan Čižinský of Praha sobě and Jiří Pospíšil of Spojené síly, will remain members of city hall but will return to their...
November 20, 2018
Prague Daily Monitor iDNES.cz reports that most Czechs surveyed do not want daylight savings time, and would prefer not to switch between Winter and Summer time. Over two-thirds of Czechs, according to research agency STEM/MARK, would support...
November 20, 2018
Prague Daily Monitor Radek Vondráček, Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies wrote to Prague Castle to complain about President Miloš Zeman's selective guestlist for this weekend's Czechoslovak centenary celebrations. Many MPs did not receive...
November 20, 2018
Prague Daily Monitor Dozens of events will take place across Prague and in large cities across the country, as the Czech Republic celebrates 100 years since it first came into existence, as Czechoslovakia....
November 20, 2018
Prague Daily Monitor The weekend saw extensive celebrations of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the first Czechoslovak state all over the Czech Republic and Slovakia. In Prague, the highlights included the re-opening of National Museum...
November 20, 2018
Prague Daily Monitor James Mattis, Secretary of Defence of the United States was in Prague for the Czechoslovak centenary celebrations over the weekend. He met with the Prime Minister Andrej Babis, and offered his regrets and condolences over...

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