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  1. Stretch of metro's C line out of operation after accidentRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Radio Prague

    Traffic along a stretch of Prague Metro's C line was disrupted by an accident at midday on Thursday. One of the trains ploughed into a cart lying on the tracks in the station which got stuck under the carriage.

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  2. Marek Dalik's defence lawyers appeal to Supreme CourtRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Radio Prague

    The defence lawyers of former lobbyist Marek DalA k, who was sentenced to four years in prison for corruption, have filed an appeal with the Supreme Court, the news site Neovlivni.cz reported on Thursday. According to the defendants, the lower courts failed to properly assess the evidence against their client.

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  3. Foreign Minister Zaoralek attends Global Coalition to Counter ISIL meetingRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Radio Prague

    Czech Foreign Minister, LubomA r ZaorA lek, who is on a four-day working visit to the United States, on Wednesday attended a meeting of the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL in Washington. Mr ZaorA lek told Czech Radio that the aim of the meeting was to seek ways to improve the humanitarian situation in Iraq.

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  4. Trade Ministry wants to give inspectors greater powersRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Radio Prague

    The Trade and Industry Ministry is preparing an amendment to the law which would give Czech trade inspectors greater powers and greater protection in performing their duties. The ministry wants them to be able to operate undercover and to have the right to force their way into locked storage facilities if they suspect there is fake good in storage.

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  5. People charged over Vrbetice blasts stand trialRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Radio Prague

    A state prosecutor has proposed 3 to 6.5 year sentences for the five people charged in connection with the devastating series of explosions at the VrbA>tice munitions depot last year. Police searching the grounds later found internationally banned anti-personnel land mines in storage, which have been banned since 1997 by the Ottawa Convention.

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  6. Czech Republic ranks 26th on BDO's investment potential listRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Radio Prague

    The Czech Republic has placed 26th on BDO's 2015 list ranking the investment potential of 174 states. The country slipped one place down the ladder compared to last year, but it is still the second best ranking since 2012, the ctk news agency reports.

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  7. Czech player advances to World Series of Poker finals in Las VegasRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Radio Prague

    Czech poker player VojtA>ch RA A3 4iA ka has advanced to the finals at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas, Czech Radio reported on Wednesday. The 30-year-old professional player will be among nine finalists to compete for prize money of eight million US dollars or nearly 200 million crowns.

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  8. Czech and Swedish police uncover arrest suspected amphetamine producersRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Radio Prague

    Czech and Swedish police have apprehended seven people suspected of being involved in large-scale production of amphetamines, the head of the anti-drug squad of the Czech police Jakub Frydrych announced on Wednesday. Four people have been arrested in the Prague and Liberec regions and three people, including the boss, in Sweden.

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  9. Cyclists set on 1500-kilometre journey to VaticanRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Radio Prague

    Dozens of cyclists set on a 1500-kilometre journey from Olomouc to the Vatican on Wednesday after receiving a blessing from Archbishop Jan Graubner. The participants of the 'Tour de Franz' want to raise awareness about the difficulties faced by parents of mentally or physically disabled children.

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  10. American gets life in prison for murdering Czech family of 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Walkerton Herald Times

    Judge Michal Zamecnik said Wednesday that Kevin Dahlgren, 24, fatally stabbed his cousin, her husband and one of their two sons in "a very brutal way" in their home during his visit to the Czech city of Brno on May 22, 2013. Zamecnik said Dahlgren later in the day attacked their other son when he returned home from school, likely with a stone, and also stabbed him.

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  11. French Embassy in Prague to make available book of condolencesRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | Radio Prague

    As messages of sympathy and solidarity with the French people pour in, the French Embassy in Prague has announced that a book of condolences will be made available to the public at the embassy from 2pm to 5pm on Friday. At 3pm the embassy will hold a minute of silence for the victims of the attack.

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  12. Initial reports from Nice suggest no Czech victims, one injuredRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | Radio Prague

    The Czech Foreign Ministry said on Friday it had no information that Czech citizens were among those killed in the attack in Nice. According to ministry spokeswoman Irena Valentova one Czech woman suffered light injuries, which did not require hospitalization.

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  13. Czech Intelligence Service says no imminent threat of terror attack on Czech territoryRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | Radio Prague

    The Czech Intelligence Service has no information pointing to any imminent threat of terrorist attack on Czech territory, its spokesman Jan A ubert told the ctk news agency in the wake of the attack in Nice. A ubert said a potential risk remained stemming from the country's membership in NATO and related activities.

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  14. Czech travel agencies expect slump in tourists to FranceRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | Radio Prague

    Czech travel agencies say they expect the attack in Nice will result in a further drop in the number of Czech tourists heading for France. According to the Association of Czech Travel Agencies the number of Czech tourists visiting France this summer will be at least 30 percent lower than it was in 2015 when close to 140,000 Czechs visited the country.

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  15. French Embassy in Prague makes available book of condolencesRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | Radio Prague

    As messages of sympathy and solidarity with the French people pour in, the French Embassy in Prague announced that a book of condolences would be made available to the public at the embassy from 2pm to 5pm on Friday. At 3pm the embassy held a minute of silence for the victims of the attack.

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  16. Marta Kubisova recording 'final' LP at 73Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | Radio Prague

    Singer Marta KubiA ovA is recording a studio album which she says will be her last. KubiA ovA , who is 73, is making the record with the band of producer Petr MalA sek, a spokesperson for her label Supraphon said.

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  17. Government to return to divisive police reform next weekRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | Radio Prague

    The government is set to return to the issue of a controversial reorganisation of elite police units next week. Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka has invited the supreme state attorney, Pavel Zeman, and the police president, TomA A TuhA1 2, to attend a cabinet meeting on Wednesday, Czech Television reported.

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  18. Daily news summary 14.7.2016Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | Radio Prague

    Issues surrounding the United Kingdom's exit from the European Union should not dominate the agenda of talks at European level in the coming months, says the Czech prime minister, Bohuslav Sobotka. Speaking on Thursday, Mr. Sobotka said that while Brexit was an important part of the debate, the key issue would be positive changes in how the EU functions that would generate greater public support.

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  19. Police complete investigation into man accused of knowingly spreading HIVRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | Radio Prague

    The police have completed an investigation into a man suspected of knowingly infecting others with the HIV virus. Investigators are going to recommend that charges be pressed against ZdenA>k Pfeifer from Most in west Bohemia, who is currently a fugitive from justice.

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  20. Chelsea again loan out defender Kalas, this time to FulhamRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | Radio Prague

    Chelsea football club have again loaned out the defender TomA A Kalas. The 23-year-old from Olomouc, who has three international caps, will spend next season at English Championship club Fulham after last term helping Middlesbrough win promotion from the same competition.

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