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August 19, 2017
ČTK Some 80 houses out of 400 in Bohuslavice with about 1000 inhabitants have been damaged by a windstorm that swept it in the late afternoon on Friday, inflicting a damage of millions of crowns, but not injuring anyone, mayor Jiri Tojnar told...
August 19, 2017
ČTK Spanish fashion designer Manolo Blahnik with Czech roots planted a Japanese cherry tree as the 76th personality within the project Roots of Personalities in the Prague botanical garden on Friday. read more
August 19, 2017
ČTK About one-quarter of babies are born by Caesarian in the Czech Republic and some mothers prefer this method though there is no medical indication for it, daily Hospodářské noviny wrote on Friday. read more
August 19, 2017
ČTK More and more elderly people want to enter politics in the Czech Republic as their share in society has been rising due to the population ageing and most parties do not defend their interests, daily Pravo wrote on Friday. read more
August 19, 2017
ČTK ANO movement head Andrej Babiš will not give up his deputy's mandate over a request for his release for prosecution over the Čapí hnízdo case the police sent to the Chamber of Deputies on Thursday, he told ČTK on Friday, adding that there is...
August 19, 2017
ČTK The Czech government ANO movement's deputy chairman Jaroslav Faltynek sees his prosecution in the Capi hnizdo (Stork Nest) case as police bullying and he will not resign as a lawmaker, he said on public Czech Television on Thursday. read...
August 19, 2017
ČTK Over one-third of Czech say they prefer the right part of the political spectrum, while preference for the left was only expressed by 27 percent in a poll conducted by the CVVM polling institute in June and released on Friday. read more
August 19, 2017
ČTK A commemorative event for Czechoslovak RAF pilots on Monday also became a rally against the efforts to remove or relocate a monument to them in Prague, Jiri Hynek, head of the Defence and Security Industry Association, has told journalists....
August 19, 2017
ČTK More than 100 people met in Prague's historical Lesser Town Square on Monday to protest against logging in Poland's Bialowieza Forest, a part of which figures on the UNESCO list of world's natural heritage. read more
August 19, 2017
ČTK A new encyclopaedic dictionary dealing with the Czech language, which has some 1,600 items and is one of the largest works of its kind, was completed by 200 linguists in the past five years and has become free available on www.czechency.org...

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