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3 hrs ago | Transitions Online

Will the Visegrad Four Survive Ukraine?

Is a successful "trademark" still working in the current political climate and could it survive an existential crisis? The answer to this question is key for the Visegrad Four the most visible cooperative project of post-communist countries in Central Europe.

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Related Topix: Slovakia, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Europe

7 hrs ago | Radio Prague

South Koreans put themselves forward for future Temelin tender

Czech media made much on Tuesday of the announcement by South Korean Ministry of Energy officials that they are looking for the country to participate in a further tender to build nuclear plants at the TemelA n site in south Bohemia, if one is held.

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Related Topix: Asia, South Korea, World News, Nuclear Energy,

11 hrs ago | ETonline

Mel Gibson: My Heart Goes Out to Shia LaBeouf

Controversial actor Mel Gibson recently chatted with IndieWire about the Lifetime Achievement Award he received from the 2014 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in the Czech Republic, when the talk quickly turned to Shia LaBeouf's recent disturbing behavior and his less than stellar image with the public.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Shia LaBeouf, Europe, World News

16 hrs ago | Radio Prague

Afghan president denounces terrorist attack

The President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai has denounced the Tuesday bombing as a cowardly and unforgivable act that took the lives of innocent civilians, including many children.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, Europe, Estonia

20 hrs ago | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

Gorila will be missed: O2 Czech to take control of MVNO

Dow Jones reports that Prague-based telecoms company O2 Czech Republic has taken full control of recently launched mobile virtual network operator Gorila Mobil, in partnership with Czech investment firm Unimex Group.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News

Yesterday | Radio Prague

EU Commission has long list of reservations over Czech plans to pump funds: report

The European Commission in Brussels has dispatched a long list of reservations about the Czech Republic's plans to pump EU funds over next financing period until 2020.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Estonia,

Tue Jul 08, 2014

News24

.com | Gas dispute could mean cold winter for Europe

Japan's government has approved a reinterpretation of the war-renouncing constitution to allow greater use of military force to defend other countries.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News

Hospitality Net

CPI Hotels Acquires Mamaison Hotels & Residences

CPI Hotels is expanding its activities in the Czech Republic and has also entered into the European market.

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Related Topix: Travel, Europe, World News, Europe Travel, Czech Republic Travel, Poland Travel, Prague, Czech Republic Travel, Slovakia

Radio Prague

Czech Republic and Vietnam to cooperate in fighting drug crime

With Vietnamese gangs getting increasingly involved in the drug crime scene in the Czech Republic, the Czech authorities have requested assistance from Vietnam's police and judiciary in dealing with the problem.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Europe

Radio Prague

Czech Republic seeks strategy for social housing as crisis shows no signs of improving

A housing crisis has developed over the last two decades in the Czech Republic with the stock of local council accommodation for the least well off shrinking as flats and houses were sold off while the numbers of those needing an affordable roof over their heads increased.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News

TEFL.com

Czech Republic: EFL teacher with YL experience to teach EFL to children, teenagers and adults

I/We have read and accept the Terms and Conditions of TEFL Professional Network Ltd. and confirm this acceptance by entering my/our user name and password above and accessing the service.

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Related Topix: Travel, Europe, World News, Europe Travel, Czech Republic Travel, Family, Teenagers, Asia Travel, Singapore, Malaysia Travel, Malaysia Travel,

Czech Happenings

Czech unemployment falls by 0.1 pts to 7.4 % in June

Unemployment in the Czech Republic dropped by 0.1 percentage points month-on-month to 7.4 percent in June thanks to seasonal work and a recovery of the Czech economy, the Employment Office said today.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News

Mon Jul 07, 2014

TheDailyBeast.com

Belarus's Anti-KGB Agit-Theater

In Putin's backyard, a renegade theater troupe has been speaking truth to dictatorship, even as the dream of democracy becomes ever more elusive.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Europe, World News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Belarus,

PanArmenian Network

Ukraine's "The Tribe" maintains sales momentum after Cannes success

PanARMENIAN.Net - Ukrainian Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy's "The Tribe" which Karlovy Vary Film Fest artistic director Karel Och describes as "the cinematic event of the year," is maintaining sales momentum after sweeping all three prizes at Cannes Critics' Week, variety reveals.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Slovakia, Europe

Czech Happenings

Czech press survey - April 7

Why do Czechs not have any film about Vaclav Havel, while Poles have a film about their former president Lech Walesa? Ludek Navara asks in Mlada fronta Dnes , commenting on the presentation of the film Walesa: Man of Hope at the 49th Czech Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.

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Radio Prague

Slovak president to visit Czech Republic

Slovak President Andrej Kiska is due to arrive in Prague on Tuesday for a two-day visit.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Drugs

The Raw Story

Jewish groups protest film award for Mel Gibson over 'anti-Semitic' Passion of the Christ

The Federation of Jewish Communities in the Czech Republic said Gibson's 2004 film The Passion of the Christ portrayed Jews as "evil and bloodthirsty", according to a letter seen by Bloomberg.com.

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Radio Prague

Cats at meetings and '60s Skoda with diplomatic plates all part of ...

The UK's ambassador to the Czech Republic since the summer, Jan Thompson adopts a relatively informal approach that includes driving what must be the country's only 1969 A koda with diplomatic plates.

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Reuters

UPDATE 1-Kellner's PPF buys 7.2 pct in O2 Czech Republic minority buyout

Billionaire Petr Kellner's PPF Group raised its stake in phone operator O2 Czech Republic by 7.16 percent of the stock to 73.1 percent in a mandatory buyout offer to minority shareholders, PPF said on Monday.

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Directions Magazine

UAV Mapping of a Landslide

At the end of May 2014, UPVISION, a Czech unmanned aerial vehicle and mapping company, conducted a UAV survey of a landslide on Highway D8, currently under construction near the city of Litomerice, in the northern part of the Czech Republic.

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Related Topix: Landslide, World News, Europe, Geology, Science,

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