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Trump Abe
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Decades On, US-Japan Military Alliance At Risk

Government Conflict Represents Risk To US-Japan Alliance The United States and Japan have long been allied forces; despite the obvious conflicts during World War II, Japan is allied with the US over territorial disputes with China, while relationships in that area also provide the US with an anchor in its military conflict with North Korea.… Keep Reading

Prague Gaming Summit 2019
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Prague Gaming Summit 2019 Dates Announced

The Prague Gaming Summit is a favorite way for many in the technology or gaming industry to network, learn and come away with great ideas. The annual gathering produced by European Gaming Events, formerly EEGE Events, the Prague Gaming Summit brings together hundreds of members of people eager to talk about trends, products, challenges, and… Keep Reading

china flag
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China Keeps a Clandestine Den of Spies

The glory days of the 1960s through the 1980s, when the United States had global economic, technological and military supremacy are over. Under President Xi Jinping’s rule, China is fast catching up and may now be on a level with the US on every front. While American experts did everything, from brainstorming the concept, doing… Keep Reading

Prague Pride
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Marriage For All Comes to Czech Chamber of Deputies

Prague, Czech Republic — The lower house of the Czech Parliament is set to debate the legalization of same-sex marriage. On Wednesday, 31 October, marriage equality is for the first time in history guaranteed to be on the agenda of the 20th meeting of the Chamber of Deputies. The opening of this debate item will… Keep Reading

Istanbul Airport 1
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Istanbul’s New Airport Aims to be the Largest in the World

It’s award-winning and already hit with controversies. Istanbul’s new airport was officially inaugurated on Monday, October 29, on the national republic holiday of Turkey, although it won’t be fully functioning until the end of the year. Istanbul’s third airport and the world’s largest terminal will serve with half of its capacity for a while until… Keep Reading

Phillip Hammond
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How the Budget Will Help Those with Long-Term Debt in the UK

The 2018 budget is being released today by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Phillip Hammond, and a lot of it aims to help those who have found themselves with long-term debt. Phillip Hammond is set to unveil a plan to solve problem debt, helping those trapped in debt which has been caused by payday loans… Keep Reading

Royal London Hospital
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UK Patient Care is Being Impacted by a Shortage of Nurses

Across the United Kingdom and the European Union, healthcare is taking a hit – and not because nurses and medical staff are not properly trained. Instead, healthcare staff is in short supply, and there are simply not enough nurses to handle the aging population around the world. England has expanded the number of doctors by… Keep Reading

Mazen Maalouf
Posted on in Culture

Mazen Maarouf: The Poems of an Exiled Palestinian in Prague

You are cordially invited to an evening with Mazen Maarouf, a Palestinian author living in Iceland, on Monday 17th September at 7 pm in the salon of Café Kampus (Náprstkova 10, Praha 1). Mazen will be presented by Alexandra Büchler of Literature Across Frontiers and will read his poems and a short story in Arabic… Keep Reading

Video Streaming
Posted on in Cinema

Are Video Streaming Services Killing Cinema?

Cinema attendances dropped to a 25 year low in 2017. In the Czech Republic, the number of cinema-goers fell 2.5%, from 15.6 million in 2016 to 15.2 million in 2017. In Canada and the U.S., ticket sales fell 5.8% in 2017, the lowest cinema attendance in North America since 1992. In the UK, August which… Keep Reading

Czech law court trial
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Czech Judge Rules to Extradite Hacker To America

In a high-stakes, divorce-like custody case between Russia and America, a Czech judge has made a decision. If the case in question is like an international tug-of-war between the two big nations, the judge sent the rope to the USA. An American Gulfstream V landed in Prague on March 24, 2018. It left Václav Havel… Keep Reading

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