Tuesday, 22 May 2018

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Social Democrats introduce candidates for ministers

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21 May 2018

The board of the Czech Social Democrats (CSSD) approved their candidates for the posts of ministers on Friday, including Miroslav Poche, rejected beforehand by President Milos Zeman, a participant in the meeting has told journalists.

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General Pavel awarded with trans-Atlantic prize

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21 May 2018

Czech General Petr Pavel, the chairman of the NATO Military Committee, on Friday received the Czech and Slovak Transatlantic Prize, given annually on the occasion of the international conference Globsec.

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Czech PM: Europe has problem with Russia but also USA

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21 May 2018

The European Union has problems not only with Russia, which concerns the sanctions, but also with the United States, which is an ally, Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis said before he left for the Globsec international security conference held in Bratislava this morning.

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PM Babiš at Globsec: Two-speed EU must not divide Europe

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21 May 2018

The idea of a two-speed European Union might divide Europe into small clubs, which would be bad, Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis said at the Globsec security conference in Bratislava on Friday.

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Experts install devices to protect birds from electric shock

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21 May 2018

Czech energy experts, together with ornithologists, continue installing special devices on high voltage poles to protect birds from electric shocks that claim the lives of hundreds of thousands of them a year, Zbynek Janoska, from the Czech Society for Ornithology, has told CTK.

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Právo: Babiš's gov't team is crumbling, few ministers to continue

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21 May 2018

Andrej Babis's ANO minority cabinet, which has always presented itself as firmly united, seems to be crumbling now and only a few of its "very hard-working" members will join the new coalition cabinet ANO wants to form with the Social Democrats (CSSD), Josef Koukal wrote in Pravo on Friday.

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MfD: Popular persons leave Babiš, ANO needs new ones

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21 May 2018

The latest wave of popular personalities who joined the ANO movement at its birth is leaving Andrej Babis and he should find a replacement for them, Miroslav Korecky wrote in daily Mlada fronta Dnes (MfD) on Friday.

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Leader: Sudeten Germans to meet in Czechia in early 2020s

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21 May 2018

Sudeten German Landsmannschaft leader Bernd Posselt expects the organisation's annual meeting to be organised in the Czech Republic in the early 2020s for the first time, he said on Friday at a press conference held before the 69th annual meeting.

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Report: Eleven leave Czechia to fight in Syria in 2017

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21 May 2018

Eleven people left the country to fight in Syria in 2017, including two Czechs, and the foreign fighters tried to return to the EU via the Czech Republic after the Islamic State was defeated in Syria and Iraq, according to a report on the Czech security situation.

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Report: Extremists more active in Czechia in 2017

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21 May 2018

Extremists organised 334 events in the Czech Republic in 2017, which is 26 more in comparison to the previous year, according to a report on internal security provided to CTK.

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