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April 23, 2013
ČTK Weeelabex, an international non-profit organisation associating companies engaged in electronic waste collection, has opened its main office in Prague, it was announced at the Take Back conference in Prague Tuesday.
April 23, 2013
ČTK A state attorney Tuesday lodged a complaint against Pavel Vondrous over his airsoft gun attack on former president Vaclav Klaus at a public event in north Bohemia in 2012, Ivan Bernatek, head of the district state attorney's office in...
April 23, 2013
ČTK The Czech national pilgrimage of priests in Velehrad, which marks the 1150th anniversary of the arrival of Saints Cyril and Methodius in the medieval Great Moravia, culminated with a church service celebrated by Olomouc Archbishop Jan...
April 23, 2013
ČTK Foreign Minister Karel Schwarzenberg will propose to the cabinet on Wednesday that Prague apply for a higher status within the Antarctic Treaty that would extend its share in using Antarctica and co-deciding on its future, for which it has...
April 23, 2013
ČTK Prime Minister Petr Nečas Tuesday denounced the bomb attacks perpetrated near the finish of the Boston Marathon on Monday and said he firmly believes those responsible for "unacceptable terrorist act" would be punished.
April 23, 2013
ČTK Czech hydroelectric plants are a burial place for eels returning as adults from Czech rivers to the sea in order to breed, daily Právo writes Tuesday, referring to a unique experiment launched by the Water Research Institute in Prague in...
April 23, 2013
ČTK All municipal waste dumps are to be closed in the Czech Republic by 2025 under a plan prepared by the Environment Ministry, Mladá fronta Dnes writes Tuesday.
April 23, 2013
The Prague authorities are suing owners who have failed to remove food stands on the city’s Wenceslas Square. Eight out of 18 ordered off the square after the city cancelled contracts remain. The eighth, remarkably, continues to sell pizza despite...
April 23, 2013
The Prague authorities are suing owners who have failed to remove food stands on the city’s Wenceslas Square. Eight out of 18 ordered off the square after the city cancelled contracts remain. The eighth, remarkably, continues to sell pizza despite...
April 23, 2013
A one-of-a-kind instrument called raketon made its first public appearance three years ago in a museum exhibit, but this week it had its debut in a contemporary classical music concert, together with Prague’s Berg Orchestra. I had a chance to speak...

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