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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

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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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Czech Republic ties for EU’s lowest unemployment

Unemployment rate was the lowest since November 2008 The euro area (EA19) seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 10.4 percent in December 2015, down from 10.5 percent in November 2015, and from 11.4 percent in December 2014. The CzechRepublic tied with Germany for lowest unemployment in the EU, with 4.5 percent. “The unemployment rate in December… Keep Reading

Miloslav Ransdorf
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Miloslav Ransdorf dies

The MEP has recently been caught up in a scandal in Switzerland Czech Member of European Parliament Miloslav Ransdorf (Communists, KSČM) has died Jan. 22 at the age of 62, reportedly of a stroke. The information was confirmed by source in the Communist Party. Earlier in the day he had been rushed to the Institute… Keep Reading

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Zeman calls for NATO to guard EU borders

Czech president says the plan for a newly created guard in insufficient Czech President Miloš Zeman said NATO would do a better job of protection European borders from immigrants than the proposed European Border and Coast Guard. “I favor a joint NATO command to protect the EU borders, similar to what exists in Afghanistan,” Zeman… Keep Reading

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Wednesday news briefing — Jan. 20, 2016

Parents may avoid vaccinating children in exceptional cases; Group says there is a third child custody case in Norway; Zaorálek calls for backup plans; Czech Radio getting new director Parents may avoid vaccinating children in exceptional cases The Czech Constitutional Court (ÚS) ruled that parents can refuse to have children vaccinated based on freedom of conscience in… Keep Reading

Zeman: Accepting refugees plays into Islamic State's hands
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Zeman: It is ‘practically impossible’ for Muslims to integrate

President reaffirms his anti-Islamic stance in a new interview from Lány Czech President Miloš Zeman said that it was “practically impossible” for Muslims to integrate into Europe, and went on to blame the New Year’s Eve attacks against women in Cologne and other German cities on “Muslim culture.” Zeman quoted two passages of the Quran,… Keep Reading

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Prime minister’s e-mails hacked

Some of Sobotka’s messages were published on an extremist website Some 80 e-mails were stolen from Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka’s account, according to server Lidovky.cz The messages were posted on an extremist white power website that opposed refugees and immigration. Many of the messages were between Sobotka and his adviser Ota Novotný and referred to… Keep Reading

Zeman: Accepting refugees plays into Islamic State's hands
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Zeman: Mass migration organized by the Muslim Brotherhood

Czech president says that migration is part of a planned gradual takeover of Europe Czech President Miloš Zeman said that the mass migration of refugees from the Middle East into Europe is organized by the Muslim Brotherhood. In an interview broadcast live from Prague Castle on Czech Radio Plus (ČRo Plus), Zeman said that the… Keep Reading

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International cannabis research institute opens in Prague

Center is biggest recent private investment in medical research, according to minister Prague, Dec 15 (ČTK) — The International Cannabis and Cannaboids Institute (ICCI) was opened in Prague today with U.S. and Canadian investors contributing half a billion crowns, which Health Minister Svatopluk Němeček said is the biggest private investment in Czech medical research in… Keep Reading

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