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  1. Czech teachers willing to take disadvantaged children but say back-up still lackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Radio Prague

    The Czech Republic has had a poor reputation for relegating Roma children and children with disabilities to special schools for years. However, a recent survey carried out by People in Need and PalackA1 2 University in Olomouc suggests that the situation might be gradually improving.

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  2. Industry ministry says new talks probably needed over Paskov mineRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Radio Prague

    Falling world prices for hard coal have again put the future of the Paskov mine in danger and negotiation over state help are likely to be needed again, the Ministry of Industry and Trade has warned. The mine in the far east of the country is one of the last deep coal mines in the country.

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  3. Poll suggests Social Democrats have caught up with ANO partyRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Radio Prague

    The Social Democrats are closing the gap on the ANO party led by businessman Andrej BabiA , according to a poll conducted by the ppm factum agency. According to the survey, the two parties would tie first place in general elections with equal support of 21.6 percent of the vote.

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  4. CRA s state bonds sold today for 1st time with negative yieldRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Czech Happenings

    The Finance Ministry in an auction of state bonds today for the first time in the Czech RepublicA s history reached a negative yield, by a bond mature in three years the yield was -0.001 percent, the ministry told CTK. This practically means that some investors are willing to pay to the government for keeping the bonds, said Komercni banka analyst Marek Drimal.

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  5. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg set to visit Czech Republic in SeptemberRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Radio Prague

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is set to visit the Czech Republic in September. The government approved his visit on Thursday.

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  6. Roger Scruton and Frederick de Klerk among guests at this year's Forum 2000Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Radio Prague

    Former South African president Frederik de Klerk, co-founder of Doctors without Borders Bernard Kouchner, philosopher Roger Scruton and women's rights activist Manal al-Sharif are due to attend this year's Forum 2000 conference in Prague next month, organisers of the annual event announced on Wednesday. The theme of this year's conference, the 19th, will be Democracy and Education.

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  7. Daily news summary 26.8.2015Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Radio Prague

    Adriana KrnA A ovA is to remain mayor of Prague after receiving support from her party ANO. Last week ANO's councilors and Prague branch passed a vote of no confidence against her.

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  8. Czech RepublicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | CTV

    Police say hundreds of people had to be evacuated in eastern Czech city after an unexploded World War II bomb was found during construction work. Spokesman Josef Bednarik says part of a busy street in downtown Olomouc had to be sealed off and people evacuated from cafes, restaurants and shops for almost four hours Tuesday afternoon before experts defused it.

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  9. Unexploded WWII bomb defused in eastern Czech city with 200 kilograms of explosiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Fox News

    Police say hundreds of people had to be evacuated in eastern Czech city after an unexploded World War II bomb was found during construction work. Spokesman Josef Bednarik says part of a busy street in downtown Olomouc had to be sealed off and people evacuated from cafes, restaurants and shops for almost four hours Tuesday afternoon before experts defused it.

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  10. LN: Czech schools move ahead with Chinese languageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Prague Daily Monitor

    More and more Czech schools offer Chinese studies since this language, used by 1.2 billion native speakers, is very promising in view of the development of business between the West and China, daily Lidove noviny writes Monday. China is the fourth most significant business partner of the Czech Republic that exports mainly machines and transport means to this country.

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  11. Kiprotich chases unique marathon feat in BeijingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Daily Monitor

    Stephen Kiprotich yesterday changed his Facebook profile picture. He posted the image of himself breaking the tape at Luzhniki Stadium as he won his first World Championships marathon gold medal in Moscow, Russia last year.

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  12. Czech economy growing again but many close to poverty, report suggestsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Radio Prague

    The Czech Republic's economy began growing last year but many people in the country are living close to poverty, according to the latest annual report from the international organisation Social Watch. The country lost some years in its efforts to catch up on average European Union gross domestic product but the current situation means hopes of convergence have been reawakened, according to the study's co-author Ilona A vihlA kovA .

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  13. Former Soviet dissident questions Zeman's support for PutinRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Radio Prague

    Former Soviet political prisoner Mikhail Kukobaka says he does not understand why the Czech president, MiloA Zeman, supports the Russian leader Vladimir Putin. Speaking on a visit to Prague on Wednesday on the eve of the anniversary of the 1968 Soviet-led invasion, the one-time dissident said he could not understand how Mr. Zeman, knowing recent Czech history, could back Mr. Putin, whom he dubbed the greatest enemy of democracy.

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  14. Daily news summary 19.8.2015Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Radio Prague

    The average mortgage rate in the Czech Republic rose slightly in July, ending an 18-month period of decline. The average rate last month was 2.08 percent, up from a record low of 2.05 percent in June, according to an index run by financial consultants Fincentrum since 2003.

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  15. Drunk man escapes injury after falling asleep on tracks and being driven over by trainRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Radio Prague

    A man who fell asleep on railway tracks in a state of inebriation in Olomouc was lucky to escape injury when a train passed over him at around 11 PM on Tuesday, the Czech News Agency reported. The man, who is 53, was unaware of the incident when he came to.

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  16. Bookies offering low odds on Krnacova remaining Prague mayor as coalition crisis continuesRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Radio Prague

    There is speculation that the governing coalition at Prague City Hall could collapse with a new alliance of ANO and TOP 09 a possibility, iDnes.cz reported on Wednesday. The news site said that bookmakers were offering low odds of 1:45 to 1 on Mayor Adriana KrnA A ovA being no longer in the post by November 1. She has been in dispute with city government members the Three Coalition over a change in building regulations; a Three Coalition councilor was responsible for drafting the changes, only for Ms.

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  17. Archaeologists discover fragment of mammoth tusk in OlomoucRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Radio Prague

    Archaeologists have discovered a fragment of mammoth tusk in Olomouc. Vlastimil StanA>k from the city's branch of the national landmarks authority said the discovery had been made on a dig at the turn of June and July at a site where apartments are to be built.

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  18. Drought to last another two weeks at least, with 39 degreesRead the original story

    Friday Aug 7 | Prague Daily Monitor

    The drought tormenting in the Czech Republic will continue for another two weeks at least, with only sporadic precipitations and temperatures of up to 39 degrees Celsius, the Hydrometeorological Institute forecast yesterday. This year's summer holiday will be the hottest and driest in the history of the measurements, if the forecast comes true, the CHMU said.

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  19. Drought to last another two weeks at least, with 39 degreesRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 6 | Czech Happenings

    The drought tormenting in the Czech Republic will continue for another two weeks at least, with only sporadic precipitations and temperatures of up to 39 degrees Celsius, the Hydrometeorological Institute forecast. Vyschle koryto Labe v Usti nad Labem na snimku z 5. srpna.

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  20. Ministry proposes subsidized transport costs for jobless in bid to boost mobilityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Radio Prague

    Czechs have often been criticized by international economic institutions, such as the OECD, for their reluctance to seek work far from their homes. Commuting is not, it appears, part of the national psyche.

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