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Communist MEP suspected of financial fraud

Swiss police detain Czech KSČM MEP Ransdorf over alleged fraud Prague/Zurich, Dec 4 (ČTK) — Czech MEP Miloslav Ransdorf (Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia, KSČM), 62, who was detained in Switzerland on Thursday over an alleged attempt at financial fraud, was released by the Swiss police today, Czech Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Michaela Lagronová told… Keep Reading

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Assad: Ceasefire can be signed in Prague

Syrian president says Prague is acceptable because of its ‘balanced position’ Damascus, Prague, Nov 30 (ČTK) — Syrian President Bashar al-Assad can imagine a ceasefire agreement being signed in Prague, an option spoken about by President Miloš Zeman in September, Assad told the public broadcaster Czech Television (ČT). Zeman said the Syrian government and opposition… Keep Reading

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Zeman: Opponents of migrants should not be branded racists

Czech president spoke at a Bloc Against Islam on a Czech national holiday Prague, Nov 17 (ČTK) — Czech President Miloš Zeman said today the holders of opposite opinions of the migrant crisis should not be “branded” Islamophobes, racists or fascists, at an event staged by the Bloc Against Islam that takes a negative stance… Keep Reading

anti-islam protest in Prague
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Zeman: Opponents of migrants should not be branded racists

Czech president spoke at a Bloc Against Islam on a Czech national holiday Prague, Nov 17 (ČTK) — Czech President Miloš Zeman said today the holders of opposite opinions of the migrant crisis should not be “branded” Islamophobes, racists or fascists, at an event staged by the Bloc Against Islam that takes a negative stance… Keep Reading

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One in three Prague taxi drivers overcharge

City Hall promises to continue efforts to change the city’s bad reputation Prague, Nov 3 (ČTK) — Over one-third of the Prague taxi drivers whom the municipal inspectors checked on Monday overpriced the ride, Prague Mayor Adriana Krnáčová told the Czech News Agency today, adding that the City Hall will intensify the checks in order… Keep Reading

Karel Gott diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
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Karel Gott diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Doctor declines to give further details on treatment, family asks for privacy Prague, Nov 2 (ČTK) — Doctors have diagnosed popular Czech pop singer Karel Gott with a lymph node malignant tumorous disease known as Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, his spokeswoman Aneta Stolzová told the Czech News Agency today, adding that Gott has been treated in Prague’s… Keep Reading

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Homeless man is WiFi hotspot

Free Wi-Fi charity project is meant to help homeless people in Prague Prague, Sept 21 (ČTK) — People in Prague can connect to the Internet or recharge their phone or tablet battery in the street within the “live Wi-Fi network” project, which employs a homeless man who should gradually be followed by others, weekly Týden… Keep Reading

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Czechs pay respects to Sir Nicholas Winton

Jewish children’s rescuer has a statue in his honor at the main train station Prague, July 3 (ČTK) — Dozens of people came to the Prague’s main railway station Praha hlavní nádraží to commemorate the recent death of Sir Nicholas Winton, who saved over 650 Jewish children from Czechoslovakia from almost certain death in Nazi… Keep Reading

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Not guilty: acquittals in Nagyová case

Czech right outraged at prosecutors who charged former head of Nečas’s office Prague, May 29 (ČTK) — The High State Attorney’s office in Olomouc, north Moravia, is incompetent, former Czech justice minister Pavel Blažek (the Civic Democratic Party, ODS), said today after the acquittal of former head of PM Petr Nečas’s office. A court today… Keep Reading

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