Tuesday, 20 February 2018

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Over 1,200 Czech police help tackle migration abroad since 2015

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20 Feb 2018

The Czech Republic has sent 1275 police officers abroad to help tackle the migrant crisis since 2015, and Czech police are to be deployed there at least by the end of this year, Police President Tomas Tuhy told CTK on Monday.

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HN: PM Babiš plans to visit, help refugee camp in Italy

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20 Feb 2018

Prime Minister in resignation Andrej Babiš wants to visit one of the refugee camps (hotspots) in Italy in May to assess possible Czech aid to refugees living there, daily Hospodářské noviny wrote on Monday, referring to government's spokeswoman Barbora Peterová.

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Právo: ČSSD not likely to yield either to Zeman or to Babiš

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20 Feb 2018

The Sunday election congress of the Czech Social Democrats (CSSD) did not fulfil the darkest fears and showed that the party was prepared to become neither a "subsidiary" of ANO chairman Andrej Babis nor a puppet of President Milos Zeman, Lukas Jelinek writes in Pravo on Monday.

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Respekt: Minister's plans raise concerns about Czech defence

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20 Feb 2018

New Defence Minister Karla Šlechtová (for ANO) has recently proposed a lot of changes in the military, but her plans raise concerns that she might weaken the defence capabilities of the country, Jaroslav Spurný wrote in Respekt.

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Ministry to subsidise dentists' offices in remote areas

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20 Feb 2018

The Czech Health Ministry will financially support the opening of new dentists' offices in remote areas and smaller towns, Health Minister Adam Vojtech (for ANO) told reporters on Monday.

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HN: New ČSSD leader Hamáček is best of bad solutions

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20 Feb 2018

Jan Hamáček, whom the Czech Social Democrats (CSSD) elected their new leader on Sunday, is the best choice of the bad solutions available, Lubos Krec writes in daily Hospodarske noviny (HN) on Monday.

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Ministry: Prague's Libeň Bridge is not cultural heritage

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20 Feb 2018

Prague's Libeň Bridge, which has been closed for transport over its poor technical condition since January 19, has not been declared cultural heritage according to a recent decision by the Culture Ministry, Deputy Mayor for Transport Petr Dolínek said on Monday.

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Analysts: Choice of Hamáček indicates no big change of ČSSD

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20 Feb 2018

The fresh election of Jan Hamacek as the Czech Social Democrat (CSSD) head indicates no radical change of the party, according to experts CTK addressed on Monday, some of whom praised the CSSD's plan to launch government-forming talks with ANO, while others called it unfortunate.

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Drivers of lorries smuggling migrants across ČR detained

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20 Feb 2018

The district courts in Tachov and in Plzeň-jih on Monday took into custody the Romanian drivers and their fellow passengers from two lorries with migrants detained by the police on Friday.

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Munich Agreement to go on display in reconstructed Czech museum

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20 Feb 2018

An exhibition highlighting the history of Czechoslovakia will be the first in the historical building of Prague's National Museum after its reconstruction this autumn, to open on October 28, Czechoslovakia's birth centenary, and show key historical documents including the original Munich Agreement.

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