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Poll: Two-thirds of Czechs afraid of Islam
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Poll: Two-thirds of Czechs afraid of Islam

Dawn party most fearful, Greens most tolerant according to EU-wide election calculator Prague, May 16 (ČTK) — About two-thirds of Czechs who have used the European election calculator EUvox consider Islam a threat to Czech society, according to an analysis of the results carried out by the Academy of Sciences Sociological Institute, released today. The… Keep Reading

Assassin Gavrillo Princip. Photo: Wikipedia
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Assassin who sparked World War I gets requiem mass

Serb anarchist Gavrilo Princip shot Franz Ferdinand in 1914 and later died in Terezín Terezin, North Bohemia, April 26 (ČTK) — An Eastern Orthodox requiem mass for Bosnian Serb Gavrilo Princip, a young political activist who assassinated Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie in 1914, was today celebrated in the Terezín Small Fortress… Keep Reading

Czech kids to learn more about Islam
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Czech kids to learn more about Islam

LN: New project will explain the Quran, burkas and jihad to students Prague, April 7 (ČTK) — A new project launched by the Muslims In Czech Schoolchildren’s Eyes group and approved by the Education Ministry, offers free seminars and lectures that would acquaint pupils with Islam and the life and habits of Muslims, daily Lidové… Keep Reading

Sorry seems to be the hardest (and the longest) word
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Sorry seems to be the hardest (and the longest) word

Slovak weekly publishes record-long court-ordered apology over 54 pages Bratislava, March 27 (ČTK) — The popular Slovak weekly Plus 7 dní out today published a record-long apology that runs 54 pages, half of its total volume, for releasing untrue information about a former lawmaker’s business activities, in compliance with a court verdict. Furthermore, the weekly… Keep Reading

Full text of Putin’s speech on Crimea
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Full text of Putin’s speech on Crimea

The Russian president gave his reasons for the annexation of a region of Ukraine March 18, 2014, The Kremlin, Moscow, March 19, 2014, Prague — PRESIDENT OF RUSSIA VLADIMIR PUTIN: Federation Council members, State Duma deputies, good afternoon. Representatives of the Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol are here among us, citizens of Russia, residents of… Keep Reading

Czechs confirm global warming in Antarctica
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Czechs confirm global warming in Antarctica

Scientists also study ‘extremophiles’ at Czech-built station Brno, March 13 (ČTK) —Czech scientists took some 7,300 parasites from fish for examination and they studied the melting of four icebergs, and moss and lichen species during an expedition to the J.G. Mendel polar station on Ross Island in Antractica this year, biologist Miloš Barták told CTK.… Keep Reading

Top 5 Latin bars in Prague
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Prague’s Top 5 Latin Bars

If you know where to look it is easy to get something aside from the ubiquitous guláš or pasta You might think that a night out in Prague is all about the deliciously and locally brewed beer… and you’re not wrong there. But believe it or not, there’s also a little Latin corner to be… Keep Reading

Czech Muslims call for ban on book by apostate
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Czech Muslims call for ban on book by apostate

Former Muslim has allegedly stolen documents from Brno mosque Prague, Feb. 24 (ČTK) — Muslims in the Czech Republic are trying to have the book Islam and Islamism by Lukáš Lhoťan, a former Muslim, now an apostate from Islam, banned, weekly Týden writes today. Islam and Islamism, released in 2011, describes Czech Muslims’ extremism, but… Keep Reading

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A Statue for Stalin?

Stalin was responsible for the deaths of very large numbers of civilians, outside any war or military campaign PRINCETON — Hitler and Stalin were ruthless dictators who committed murder on a vast scale. But, while it is impossible to imagine a Hitler statue in Berlin, or anywhere else in Germany, statues of Stalin have been… Keep Reading

Palestinian ambassador dies after explosion
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Palestinian ambassador dies after explosion

Police: Inexpert manipulation of safe kills Palestinian ambassador Prague, Jan 1 (ČTK) — An explosion on the premises of the future Palestinian embassy in Prague-Suchdol killed Palestinian ambassador to the Czech Republic Jamal Al Jamal, 56, but Poice President Martin Červíček said this was not an act of terrorism. According to the police a safe… Keep Reading

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