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February 20, 2018
ČTK Former communist secret police (StB) agents have been hunted based on the lustration law, but it was high StB officers who organised evil, Czech President Milos Zeman said on Thursday reacting to a court's rejection of PM Andrej Babis's...
February 20, 2018
ČTK Czech President Milos Zeman is going to turn to Pope Francis with a request to extend Cardinal Dominik Duka's mandate as Prague Archbishop, he said in an interview on TV Barrandov, adding that he considers Duka a distinguished personality...
February 20, 2018
ČTK The financing of universities in the Czech Republic lags behind the OECD average and must be enhanced, Education Minister Robert Plaga and Czech Rectors' Conference (CKR) deputy head Mikulas Bek agreed at a ceremonial event marking 25 years...
February 20, 2018
ČTK About 250 people took part in a procession with candles walking through the city of Brno remembering the victims of the Czech Roma Holocaust and denouncing the recent statements by SPD politicians questioning the conditions in the Roma WWII...
February 20, 2018
ČTK President Milos Zeman received the letter from the mother of alleged Russian hacker Yevgeniy Nikulin, now detained in Prague pending the decision on his extradition to the USA or Russia, who has asked him for help in his liberation, as...
February 20, 2018
ČTK The Mayors and Independents (STAN) may negotiate with the ANO movement about possible support for the next government in order to prevent the extremist Freedom and Direct Democracy (SPD) and Communists (KSČM) from taking part in power, the...
February 20, 2018
ČTK Germany is to lend the Czech Republic the original of the Munich Agreement, a key historical document from 1938, Foreign Minister Martin Stropnický said on Thursday after meeting his German counterpart Sigmar Gabriel on the sidelines of the...
February 20, 2018
ČTK Frantisek Cuba, 82, will resign from the post of Czech senator at the end of February, following his 18-month absence from the Senate due to health problems, he announced in a written statement that senator Ivo Valenta (for Entrepreneurs'...
February 20, 2018
ČTK The Czech Government Office has become the Big Brother of 2017 for its definition of how to recognise Roma, while other laureates of this mock award for violating people's privacy are the Industry and Trade Ministry, MP Jiří Běhounek and...
February 20, 2018
ČTK The congress of the Czech Social Democrats (CSSD) that will take place in Hradec Kralove, east Bohemia, on Sunday, four months after the party was routed in the October general election, is to elect the new party leader. read more

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