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January 11, 2013
ČTK The number of foreigners based in the Czech Republic has been growing, but only 2,000 applicants are annually granted citizenship and Czech authorities reject more applicants than other EU countries, according to the Eurostat, the Czech...
January 11, 2013
ČTK The Constitutional Court has rejected a complaint by senator and disqualified presidential candidate Tomio Okamura including his proposals to change the constitution and the implementing law on the direct presidential election. This means...
January 11, 2013
ČTK A man from central Moravia who died after drinking suspicious alcohol is the first Czech victim of methanol poisoning this year and the 39th victim of the lethal bootleg spirits' scandal that broke out in September 2012.
January 11, 2013
ČTK The Czech opposition Communists (KSCM) are preparing to file a complaint about the law on return of property to churches with the Constitutional Court (US), saying it is at variance with the constitutional order, party lawmaker Stanisalv...
January 11, 2013
ČTK The advisers and aides to President Václav Klaus and Prime Minister Petr Nečas failed to give them correct information on the conventions connected with the amnesty preparation, Constitutional Court chairman Pavel Rychetský told reporters...
January 11, 2013
ČTK The first Czech direct presidential election starts due to the time shift on the American continent Thursday and it will continue in Australia, Asia and Africa and end in Europe where the polling stations will be opened from 14:00 to 22:00...
January 11, 2013
ČTK Czech children primarily want to be healthy, rich and happy, while beauty is of a minor importance to them, daily Právo writes Thursday, referring to a survey by the Czech Statistical Office.
January 11, 2013
ČTK Several dozens of people Wednesday demonstrated against the extensive amnesty that the outgoing Czech President Václav Klaus declared in his New Year speech in Varnsdorf, one of the centres of a rather poor border area that was hit by social...
January 11, 2013
ČTK The granting of amnesty is a sovereign right of the president and the prime minister only confirms with his signature in consistence with constitutional habits that it is not at variance with the legal order, PM Petr...
January 11, 2013
ČTK The government Wednesday supported a lawmakers' proposal that January 16 be declared Jan Palach Commemorative Day and that it be added to the current significant days.

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