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Press: Czech Republic to pay millions to Volkswagen in lost dispute

The Czech government will pay the German carmaker Volkswagen 301 million crowns after losing a dispute with the firm over settling debts following the privatization of A koda Auto, the daily LidovA© noviny reported on Monday.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Radio Prague

Press: Czech Republic to pay millions to Volkswagen in lost dispute

The Czech government will pay the German carmaker Volkswagen 301 million crowns after losing a dispute with the firm over settling debts following the privatization of A koda Auto, the daily LidovA© noviny reported on Monday.

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The City Wire

Seeking international investment

This past week, I returned from what is likely to be my last international trade mission as Governor of Arkansas.

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Slovak Spectator

[Locked] Kosice inhabitants can meet Scottish writers

THE LITERARY festival Mesiac AutorskA©ho A A tania brings writers closer to readers in four cities across three neighbouring countries , all sharing the same 62 authors in a total of 248 book readings.

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The Miami Herald

Greciet rolls to win in Prague

Ryan Bancroft of Weston measures one of the lobsters he caught in the waters of Biscayne Bay near Fishermen's Channel in July 2013.

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Bangkok Post

Clock ticks on Lithuania 2015 euro move...

Lithuania won the EU's final green light this week to join the eurozone in 2015, completing a Baltic embrace of Europe's checkered single currency as security concerns over Russia nudge other reluctant eastern candidates towards adoption.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Radio Prague

Michal Hruza - From Ready Kirken to Kapela Hruzy

Michal HrA za is one of the Czech Republic's most notable singers and songwriters.

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Reuters

S. Korea's Hyundai Mobis to build $129 mln car lamp plant in Czech Republic

South Korea's Hyundai Mobis Co Ltd on Sunday said it will build a 95.65 million euro factory in the Czech Republic to make car lamps for the local operations of compatriots Hyundai Motor Co and Kia Motors Corp. Hyundai Mobis said it will sign an agreement on Tuesday with the Czech government to build its second plant in the country by 2017 near the ... (more)

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Religion News Service

COMMENTARY: Obscure no more, world's first woman rabbi receives recognition

The once obscure life and career of Regina Jonas , the world's first woman rabbi, was honored on Thursday at an international gathering of rabbis and lay people at Terezin, the Nazi concentration camp that is better known by its German name , located near Prague in the Czech Republic.

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Radio Prague

Czechs planning first high-speed rail line but will still lag behind

The Czech Republic is set to get its first high-speed rail line, iHned.cz reported on Thursday.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

VDARE

Is Putin Really Worse Than Stalin?

After the "kulaks," the independent farmers, had been liquidated in the forced collectivization of Soviet agriculture, a genocidal famine was imposed on Ukraine through seizure of her food production.

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Radio Prague

Next US ambassador Schapiro expected to be more 'organised' than departing Eisen

The United States Senate on Wednesday approved the nomination of Andrew Schapiro as ambassador to Prague.

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GlobeNewswire

Dgap-Adhoc: GSG Group - Publication of Mandatory Public Takeover Offer by Materali, a.s.

GSG GROUP S.A. / Key word : Offer 24.07.2014 19:32 Dissemination of an Ad hoc announcement according to A 15 WpHG, transmitted by DGAP - a company of EQS Group AG.

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Radio Prague

Kurim affair aunt conditionally released from prison

One woman in a highly publicized Czech child abuse case known as the KuA im affair, after the town near Brno, has been conditionally released from prison.

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The London Free Press

Meerkats at the Edmonton Valley Zoo

Wade Krasnow, team leader for animal care at the Edmonton Valley Zoo, said getting the South African creatures from the Czech Republic was a bit of a challenge.

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EurActiv.com

Czech coalition nominates Regional Funds minister for Commissioner

After tough negotiations, the Czech coalition agreed to nominate Regional Development Minister Vera Jourova for EU Commissioner, apparently taking into account the request by elected Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker that more women should be included in the next EU executive.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Czech Happenings

Czech press survey - July 24

Predseda hnuti Usvit Tomio Okamura ceka v predsali studia na zacatek diskusniho poradu Otazky Vaclava Moravce, ktery vysilala 30. brezna z Prahy Ceska televize.

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Chicago Tribune

Obama bundler and Harvard law colleague confirmed as ambassador to Czech Republic

After a Senate vote today, Chicago attorney Andrew Schapiro, a law school colleague of President Barack Obama and key fundraiser for him, will become the U.S. ambassador to the Czech Republic.

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Daily Mail

'He was living his dream over there': American exchange student,...

Royal tears for the victims of Flight MH17: Dutch Queen sobs as she and grieving relatives watch the first bodies arrive back in Holland in a dignified ceremony that shames Russia Girl, 16, is arrested for 'hiding her pregnancy from her parents and burying her newborn daughter's body in the backyard after botched home birth' Kennedy cousin Michael ... (more)

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Science Daily

Scientists find way to maintain quantum entanglement in amplified signals

Physicists Sergei Filippov and Mario Ziman have found a way to preserve quantum entanglement of particles passing through an amplifier and, conversely, when transmitting a signal over long distances.

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