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November 20, 2017
ČTK Czech elderly have taken an intensive interest in the growing of cannabis as they use it for medical purposes, daily Pravo wrote on Monday, stressing that the use of cannabis for medical purposes has been permitted in the Czech Republic...
November 20, 2017
ČTK Czech war veteran Jaroslav Mevald, who suffered serious injuries in an ambush attack in Afghanistan in 2014, suddenly died at the age of 39 on Friday, Defence Minister Martin Stropnický said on Tuesday. read more
November 20, 2017
ČTK Czech Communists (KSCM) insist on backing Radek Vondracek, candidate of Andrej Babis' election-winning ANO, for the post of head of the Chamber of Deputies, head of the KSCM deputy group Pavel Kovacik told journalists on Tuesday. read more
November 20, 2017
ČTK The national committee of the Christian Democrats (KDU-CSL) recommended to their voters that they should back former Czech Science Academy head Jiri Drahos in the January 2018 presidential race, party leader Pavel Belobradek told journalists...
November 20, 2017
ČTK The costs associated with financing of churches account for 29 percent of the Czech Culture Ministry budget, ANO leader Andrej Babis said on Tuesday, explaining why he wants the church agenda to be moved to the Finance Ministry. read more
November 20, 2017
ČTK Every ninth woman in the EU has encountered some form of sexual violence, 55 percent have experienced sexual harassment and 5 percent were victims of sexual assault, an EU-wide research showed, presented at a conference in Prague on Tuesday...
November 20, 2017
ČTK The Czech Christian Democrats (KDU-CSL) are going to opposition, their chairman Pavel Belobradek confirmed after a meeting with President Milos Zeman on Tuesday, criticising the election-winning ANO for neither holding government-forming...
November 20, 2017
ČTK Czech President Milos Zeman will bestow state awards on several personalities during his upcoming visit to Russia, Presidential Office head Vratislav Mynar told CTK on Tuesday, adding that a Medal of Heroism will go to up to four Russian...
November 20, 2017
ČTK Czech state attorneys proposed on Tuesday that a court charge former police officer Jiri Komarek of power abuse in connection with his comments on Police President Tomas Tuhy, whom he accused of "a brutal leak of information" last year,...
November 20, 2017
ČTK The Civic Democratic Party (ODS) will propose to the Chamber of Deputies that it pass a resolution calling on the future government not to take any steps beyond the routine administration of ministries if it does not gain confidence in the...

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