Friday, 26 May 2017

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HN: ANO head Babiš launches strong face-to-face campaign

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26 May 2017

ANO movement leader Andrej Babiš, who was dismissed as finance minister on Wednesday, will make use of the free time he will now enjoy to meet people across the country and persuade them to vote for ANO in the October general election, daily Hospodářské noviny (HN) reported yesterday.

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LN: Czech bookshop offering T-shirts with Hitler, Heydrich

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26 May 2017

The Czech police are investigating the Naše vojsko (NV) bookshop and publishers for offering for sale various objects with Nazi themes such as T-shirts and teacups featuring Adolf Hitler and Reinhard Heydrich, daily Lidové noviny (LN) reported yesterday.

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HN: Europeans lack will to keep unity when faced with threat

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26 May 2017

The Europeans are mainly missing readiness and the will to maintain unity face to face with a threat, whether it is represented by the sly and experienced Russia, or the treacherous Islamic State organisation, Martin Ehl writes in the Czech daily Hospodářské noviny (HN) yesterday.

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BIS treats info about British attacker with priority

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26 May 2017

Czech security corps do not have any information about Manchester attacker Salman Abadi having flown via Prague before the attack and they are checking the possibility, Interior Minister Milan Chovanec tweeted yesterday.

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Reflex: ANO head hard to be fought with democratic principles

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26 May 2017

Former Czech finance minister Andrej Babiš, leader of the ANO movement, and communism are difficult to fight with the means of parliamentary democracy, Bohumil Pecinka writes in weekly Reflex out yesterday.

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Czechs spend on health care from GDP less than advanced nations

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26 May 2017

The Czech Republic spends on health care a lower share of GDP than advanced European countries and the shares have been declining in the past years, according to the data the Czech Statistical Office released yesterday.

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Finance Ministry joins lawsuit against MUS ex-managers

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26 May 2017

The Czech Finance Ministry has joined the criminal proceedings former managers of the MUS coal mining firm face over the suspicious privatisation and mismanagement of MUS, and it will claim 8.6 billion crowns in compensation for the damage caused to the state, Seznam Zpravy server reported yesterday.

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Police reveal 300 hemp grow facilities in 2016

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26 May 2017

The police revealed 299 marijuana grow facilities and 261 drug labs in which pervitin (also known as methamphetamine or crystal) was produced in the Czech Republic in 2016, according to the annual report of the National Anti-Drug Centre.

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Manchester attacker did not fly via Prague, minister says

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26 May 2017

The Manchester bomb attacker, Salman Abedi, did not fly via Prague before the Monday attack, Czech Interior Minister Milan Chovanec wrote on Twitter yesterday, citing the information Czech security forces gained from their foreign counterparts.

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ČSSD's criticises Czech draft 2018 budget prepared by Babiš

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26 May 2017

The draft Czech state budget for 2018, which finance minister Andrej Babiš (ANO) presented before leaving the post on Wednesday, is hastily-made, omits billions worth of necessary expenditures and needs to be changed, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka (Social Democrats, ČSSD) said yesterday.

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