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Zeman: Accepting refugees plays into Islamic State's hands
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Zeman: Accepting refugees plays into Islamic State’s hands

Czech president warns of growing reach of terrorist group Prague, June 28 (ČTK) — The accepting of migrants largely facilitates Islamic State’s (IS) expansion to Europe, Czech President Miloš Zeman said in an interview with Parlamentni listy.cz server, adding that all UN Security Council standing members must be persuaded of the need to intervene against… Keep Reading

Czech Presiden Milos Zeman to visit China
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Zeman calls for ‘restart’ of Chinese relations

President’s comments were met with harsh criticism from politicians Czech President Miloš Zeman gave an interview to Chinese television ahead of the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping. His comments were met with with criticism from several politicians. Zeman called for a new era in relations between the Czech Republic and China. “Let us restart… Keep Reading

Chinese flags vandalized
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Chinese flags vandalized

Banners to welcome President Xi Jinping were hit with paintballs Dozens of banners representing the Chinese flag were vandalized by someone in dark clothing during the night of March 25–26. The banners are along routes that will be seen by Chinese President Xi Jinping, who is to arrive on a three-day state visit on March… Keep Reading

Himmler
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Nazi occult books found in Czech National Library depot

Some 13,000 volumes were collected by Himmler for his planned new Camelot Books on witchcraft and the occult collected by SS chief Heinrich Himmler were found in a storage depot near Prague used by the Czech National Library. The depot has not been accessed since the 1950s, according to UK tabloid the Daily Mail, which… Keep Reading

skoda-factory
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Czech Republic ties for EU’s lowest unemployment

Unemployment rate was the lowest since November 2008 The euro area (EA19) seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 10.4 percent in December 2015, down from 10.5 percent in November 2015, and from 11.4 percent in December 2014. The CzechRepublic tied with Germany for lowest unemployment in the EU, with 4.5 percent. “The unemployment rate in December… Keep Reading

Miloslav Ransdorf
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Miloslav Ransdorf dies

The MEP has recently been caught up in a scandal in Switzerland Czech Member of European Parliament Miloslav Ransdorf (Communists, KSČM) has died Jan. 22 at the age of 62, reportedly of a stroke. The information was confirmed by source in the Communist Party. Earlier in the day he had been rushed to the Institute… Keep Reading

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Zeman calls for NATO to guard EU borders

Czech president says the plan for a newly created guard in insufficient Czech President Miloš Zeman said NATO would do a better job of protection European borders from immigrants than the proposed European Border and Coast Guard. “I favor a joint NATO command to protect the EU borders, similar to what exists in Afghanistan,” Zeman… Keep Reading

czech-health
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Wednesday news briefing — Jan. 20, 2016

Parents may avoid vaccinating children in exceptional cases; Group says there is a third child custody case in Norway; Zaorálek calls for backup plans; Czech Radio getting new director Parents may avoid vaccinating children in exceptional cases The Czech Constitutional Court (ÚS) ruled that parents can refuse to have children vaccinated based on freedom of conscience in… Keep Reading

Zeman: Accepting refugees plays into Islamic State's hands
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Zeman: It is ‘practically impossible’ for Muslims to integrate

President reaffirms his anti-Islamic stance in a new interview from Lány Czech President Miloš Zeman said that it was “practically impossible” for Muslims to integrate into Europe, and went on to blame the New Year’s Eve attacks against women in Cologne and other German cities on “Muslim culture.” Zeman quoted two passages of the Quran,… Keep Reading

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Prime minister’s e-mails hacked

Some of Sobotka’s messages were published on an extremist website Some 80 e-mails were stolen from Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka’s account, according to server Lidovky.cz The messages were posted on an extremist white power website that opposed refugees and immigration. Many of the messages were between Sobotka and his adviser Ota Novotný and referred to… Keep Reading

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