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November 22, 2017
ČTK President Miloš Zeman, who starts a visit to Russia on Monday, is known for his positive approach to Russia and its President Vladimir Putin, but on some occasions the Czech cabinet warned that Zeman's views on events involving Russia go...
November 22, 2017
ČTK President Milos Zeman, who seeks re-election in January, would gain 41.5 percent of the vote if the election were held now, followed by former Science Academy head Jiri Drahos with 30.5 percent and lyricist Michal Horacek with 16.5 percent,...
November 22, 2017
ČTK Czech politicians are courting ultra-right extremist parties to gain majority in parliament now, while in the 1990s, the Czech Republic reacted to racist incidents by "a revolt of decent people," the Spiegel Online...
November 22, 2017
ČTK The Czech Literary Centre, which was opened in January, will bring six foreign translators from Czech and Bohemian studies scholars to Prague and Brno within residential programmes, Adela Galova, from the centre, has told CTK. read more
November 22, 2017
ČTK Most Czech presidential candidates consider the current powers of head of state sufficient, unlike President Milos Zeman, and they would not change the constitution over them, they said in a CTK poll released on Saturday. read more
November 22, 2017
ČTK The health condition of Czech President Milos Zeman, 73, who will seek re-election, may become one of the topics of the campaign before the January presidential election, marketing experts have told CTK. read more
November 22, 2017
ČTK The number of Slovaks living in the Czech Republic with a population of 10.5 million has doubled in the past ten years to some 110,700, while about 10,500 Czechs lived in Slovakia as of the end of September, according to both countries'...
November 22, 2017
ČTK Former Czech and Slovak political prisoners František Suchý, Maria Matejcikova, and Frantisek Lizna and Otto Simko, who was repeatedly persecuted for his Jewish origin, received the Czech Memory of the Nations awards in the National Theatre...
November 22, 2017
ČTK Dozens of people, including 98-year-old eye witness Vojmir Srdecny, remembered the closing of Czech universities by Nazi Germans on November 17, 1939 outside a university building in the city’s centre on Friday. read more
November 22, 2017
ČTK Czechs remembered the anniversary of the Velvet Revolution that led to the fall of the country's communist regime in 1989 and politicians laid flowers or lit candles at a memorial of the calm student rally that was suppressed by the police...

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