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November 19, 2017
ČTK Eleven contenders for the Czech presidential post have not met the legal requirements either because their bids are not supported by signatures of enough lawmakers or people or because they submitted their bid too...
November 18, 2017
ČTK Over a half (54 percent) of Czechs dislike Santa Claus as a motif in Christmas advertisements, while only 6 percent dislike Christian motifs such as angels, Nativity scenes and shepherds, a poll released by the Czech Association of...
November 18, 2017
ČTK Belarusian opposition politician Vincuk Viacorka and two Slovaks, photographer Tibor Kovac and pilot Tugomir Seferovic, are the new foreign winners of the Prize of Freedom and Democracy awarded by the Czech Institute for the Study of...
November 18, 2017
ČTK Imposing a tax on the financial compensation for Czech churches within their property restitution is one of the demands that the Communist Party (KSČM) has on a possible minority in the Chamber of Deputies, KSČM deputy chairman Jiří Dolejš...
November 18, 2017
ČTK Joining the euro zone would be the best way to guarantee the anchoring of the Czech Republic in the West, but the adoption of the euro in the present election period that is to end in 2021 seems unrealistic, Czech MEP Petr Jezek (ANO) told...
November 18, 2017
ČTK Jaroslav Stanik, a secretary of Tomio Okamura's Freedom and Direct Democracy (SPD), said "Jews, homosexuals and gypsies should go to gas" in the Czech Chamber of Deputies, the server Aktualne.cz said on Friday, quoting Labour and Social...
November 18, 2017
ČTK Czech presidential candidate Mirek Topolanek, former Civic Democrat (ODS) prime minister, did not manage to register his election account in time, and moreover, it is not transparent, iRozhlas.cz server of public Czech Radio wrote on Friday...
November 18, 2017
ČTK A bust of student Jan Opletal, a symbol of Czechoslovak anti-Nazi resistance, was unveiled in the building of the surgical clinic of the Teaching Hospital (VFN) in Prague on Friday. read more
November 18, 2017
ČTK Roughly one-quarter of Czechs in their mid-forties and mid-fifties live as singles, daily Pravo wrote on Friday, citing the figures of a poll and denying the general idea that singles most frequently appear among people under 35. read more
November 18, 2017
ČTK Senator Václav Láska (elected for the Greens) has founded a new movement to help independent candidates for senators sharing the values of liberal democracy, he said on Monday, adding that his step also aims to stem some politicians' effort...

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