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November 19, 2017
ČTK Prague police have cleared up a murder committed 33 years ago thanks to a palm imprint, but the perpetrator, who has confessed to the crime, cannot be punished as the case falls under the statute of limitations, police spokesman Jan Danek...
November 19, 2017
ČTK The Czech Republic attracted attention to the problem of child detentions and defended children's rights in this way during its six-month chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, Association for International...
November 19, 2017
ČTK The Czech diplomacy will donate 180 million crowns for humanitarian aid in 2018, which is 23 million more than this year, according to the Foreign Ministry's 2018 strategy for humanitarian aid released on Wednesday. read more
November 19, 2017
ČTK Pope Francis met a Czech delegation, including Prague Mayor Adriana Krnáčová and Prague Archbishop Dominik Duka and promoting Prague's bid for hosting the World Youth Days in 2022, during the papal audience on Wednesday. read more
November 19, 2017
ČTK The formation of the Democratic Bloc by four Czech right-wing and centrist parties in the Chamber of Deputies is an effort to defend the system of traditional parties, ANO leader Andrej Babis told CTK in reaction to the Bloc's creation on...
November 19, 2017
ČTK The constituent session of the lower house of Czech parliament that opens on Monday will last at least three days, MP Martin Kolovratnik (ANO), who was elected head of the lower house electoral commission on Wednesday, told CTK. read more
November 19, 2017
ČTK A better awareness of the roots of European culture, its diversity and specific national features is the aim of the 2018 European Cultural Heritage Year project whose Czech programme was launched by Culture Minister Daniel Herman on...
November 19, 2017
ČTK Ruth Bondy, an Israeli writer and translator of Czech literature into Hebrew and a Holocaust survivor of Czech origin, died at the age of 94 in Ramat Gan, Israel, on Tuesday, the Czech Federation of Jewish Communities writes in its online...
November 19, 2017
ČTK Neither the Czech Pirates nor the Social Democrats (CSSD) will join the Democratic Bloc that four rightist and centrist parties founded on Wednesday to act jointly in the new lower house, the Pirates and the CSSD have told media, each...
November 19, 2017
ČTK ODS, TOP 09, KDU-ČSL and STAN parties have formed a Democratic Bloc alliance for acting jointly at the Chamber of Deputies' constituent session, they said on Wednesday, adding that they will not back ANO's nominee for lower house chairman...

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