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World’s best marmalade may become harder to come by

Czech entrepreneur retakes control of business for fear of ‘bashing out … products en masse’ Blanka Milfaitová’s delicious marmalades have received a number of international awards and are successfully sold abroad, but she recently decided to limit her production in order to regain full control, the daily Mladá fronta Dnes (MfD) writes today. Blanka, born… Keep Reading

sperm and fertility
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Czech expert says sperm quality is not declining

Data in previous research has been misinterpreted and repeated The shared view that the quality of human sperm has been declining is erroneous, based on outdated research methods and misinterpretation of previous research results, Czech embryologist Pavel Trávník says. Trávník, an expert in fertility defects who works in Repromeda, a Brno-based center of reproduction medicine… Keep Reading

Czech beer fest
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Most Czechs satisfied with life

Long term polls show an upward trend for the stereotypically dour nation Czechs aren’t known for being the most optimistic bunch, but most are satisfied with their lives. Some 71% are mostly satisfied, and another 28% are somewhat satisfied with life in general, a poll conducted in February by CVVM showed. Less than a quarter… Keep Reading

Lord Ganesha
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Hindus urge Czech brewery not to use Lord Ganesha image

Upset Hindus are urging Náchod (Czechia) based award-winning Primator Brewery to not use Hindu deity Lord Ganesha’s image on its IPA beer bottles, calling it highly inappropriate. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that inappropriate usage of Hindu deities or concepts or symbols for commercial or other agenda was not… Keep Reading

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Two Czech YPG militants arrested by Turkish Police

Two Czech citizens who fight for Syrian terrorist organization YPG were arrested by Turkish Police in Sirnak City in Turkey. According to the Turkish Officials, the two suspect said they were trained at French Legion Camps and by German Special Forces to fight in Syria for YPG. Miroslav Farkas ( alias Serxwebun Botan ) and… Keep Reading

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Elephant calf struggles for its life

Staff at zoo in Ostrava try tube feeding and have reached out to zoos across the world for help Ostrava, north Moravia, Feb. 6 (ČTK) — Experts in the Ostrava zoo are struggling to keep alive the elephant young that was born Tuesday but has refused to drink from its mother, the zoo’s spokeswoman Šárka… Keep Reading

Zeman: Accepting refugees plays into Islamic State's hands
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Zeman: Accepting refugees plays into Islamic State’s hands

Czech president warns of growing reach of terrorist group Prague, June 28 (ČTK) — The accepting of migrants largely facilitates Islamic State’s (IS) expansion to Europe, Czech President Miloš Zeman said in an interview with Parlamentni listy.cz server, adding that all UN Security Council standing members must be persuaded of the need to intervene against… Keep Reading

Czech Presiden Milos Zeman to visit China
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Zeman calls for ‘restart’ of Chinese relations

President’s comments were met with harsh criticism from politicians Czech President Miloš Zeman gave an interview to Chinese television ahead of the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping. His comments were met with with criticism from several politicians. Zeman called for a new era in relations between the Czech Republic and China. “Let us restart… Keep Reading

Chinese flags vandalized
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Chinese flags vandalized

Banners to welcome President Xi Jinping were hit with paintballs Dozens of banners representing the Chinese flag were vandalized by someone in dark clothing during the night of March 25–26. The banners are along routes that will be seen by Chinese President Xi Jinping, who is to arrive on a three-day state visit on March… Keep Reading

Himmler
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Nazi occult books found in Czech National Library depot

Some 13,000 volumes were collected by Himmler for his planned new Camelot Books on witchcraft and the occult collected by SS chief Heinrich Himmler were found in a storage depot near Prague used by the Czech National Library. The depot has not been accessed since the 1950s, according to UK tabloid the Daily Mail, which… Keep Reading

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