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Czech chimney climbers' association thrives, but new challenges present problem

The Czech Republic boasts perhaps one of the strangest associations around, a group dedicated to climbing industrial chimneys in their spare time.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

GhanaSoccerNet.com

Kotoko midfielder Godfred Asante begins two-week trial with Czech side Sigma Olomouc

Asante Kotoko midfielder Godfred Asante has arrived in the Czech Republic to begin a two-week trial at Sigma Olomouc, GHANAsoccernet.com can exclusively reveal.

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Express India

Ashok Leyland to sell loss-making arms to cut cost

Commercial vehicle major Ashok Leyland has proposed to sell three of its subsidiaries, including two overseas arms - Albonair GmbH in Germany, Avia Ashok Leyland Motors in the Czech Republic - and Albonair - in the next 12 months.

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Switched

Sandstone Arches Shaped By Downward Pressure & Erosion, New Study Suggests

The fantastical arch shapes of sandstone formations have long been thought to be sculpted by wind and rain.

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Czech Happenings

Czech government coalition agrees on Jourova as EU commissioner

Local Development Minister Vera Jourova will be the Czech government s candidate for EU commissioner, the coalition parties, the Social Democrats , ANO and Christian Democrats , agreed today, sources from the cabinet have told CTK.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

New Scientist

Vast rock arches sculpt themselves out of sand

Amazing natural "sculptures" like Delicate Arch in Utah seem like they must be the work of a skilled craftsman, or some unimaginably complex physical process.

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Czech Happenings

Five to 10 pct welfare benefits misused in CzechRep-Labour Office

At least 5 to 10 percent of welfare benefits distributed in the Czech Republic have been misused, mainly those for people in material need, and the portion is even higher in the areas with a large number of dormitories for low-income people, Labour Office director Marie Bilkova said today.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Nerve News

Pilot killed in Czech Republic

A small plane crashed in the Czech Republic Saturday, leaving the pilot killed. The small sport plane crashed during an international aerobatics contest in Kromeriz, South Moravia, Xinhua quoted regional firefighters' spokesman Libor Netopil as saying, adding the accident caused fire and the Czech pilot died.

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Transitions Online

An Inscrutable Ally

The Czech prime minister, Bohuslav Sobotka, doesn't have it easy. As leader of the Social Democrats, he has come under increasing pressure from his own party amid criticism of Russia by the Czech government.

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Radio Prague

Street theatre takes over Prague's Wenceslas Square

This Friday allows visitors a final opportunity to take part in Za dveA mi, a street theatre festival which this week transformed Prague's Wenceslas Square.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

GhanaSoccerNet.com

Ghana youth striker Francis Narh perpetuates impressive pre-season scoring run

Former Ghana U20 striker Francis Narh continued his impressive scoring form in the pre-season by netting the opener for Banik Ostrava in their 3-0 thumping of Czech Republican second-tier side Mas Taborsko on Friday.

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Radio Prague

Karel Jaromir Erben: a not quite so grim fairytale

If you are drawn to the rich Czech tradition of legend and fairytale, Marcela Sulak's new translation of one of the classics of 19th century Czech poetry is a must.

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AGA News

EuroGoTV Update: Croatia, Germany, Czech Republic

Croatia: Zoran Mutabzija 5d took the 2014 Croatian Open Go Championship on July 13 in Gorica.

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AVHerald

Sibir A319 near Prague on Apr 16th 2014, loss of cabin pressure

A Sibir Airlines Airbus A319-100, registration VP-BTO performing flight S7-797 from Moscow Domodedovo to Munich , was enroute at FL340 about 70nm northeast of Prague when the crew initiated an emergency descent due to the loss of cabin pressure levelling off at FL100 about 6 minutes later .

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The Independent

One-room hotels: The Big Six

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Clinical Law Prof Blog

The Fourth Wave?

The International Journal of Clinical Legal Education just completed its 12th Conference titled "Clinic without Borders," in Olomouc, a town in the Hana region of the Czech Republic dating back to the 10th Century A.D. The conference was co-organized with the European Network for Clinical Legal Education, and was held at Palacky University, which ... (more)

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Roadracing World

Repsol Honda Concludes Private MotoGP Test At Brno

Repsol Honda's Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa have completed the private Honda test in Brno.

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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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Radio Prague

PM looks at problems and priorities of human rights portfolio

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka on Thursday met with the Minister For Human Rights and Minorities JiA A Dienstbier to discuss problems and priorities in the given portfolio.

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Radio Prague

Czech pop singer fights for life after Ostrava pub brawl

Czech pop singer Michal HrA za was taken to hospital in critical condition early on Thursday after sustaining a serious brain injury in a pub fight in the eastern Czech city of Ostrava.

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