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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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Related Topix: Famine, Natural Disasters, Agriculture, Science, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, John Cornyn

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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Newsday

Tipping etiquette in Europe

The prices on this French restaurant tab already include a service charge -- so you don't have to leave anything extra unless the service was exceptional.

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Criminal Report Daily

Record-Setting Bug Is Bigger Than Your Hand

Ticks resemble little bumps on skin, but a closer look reveals the barbed mouthpart that's inserted in human flesh and can't easily slip out.

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MacMegasite

Promishare app based on best seller book Weapons of Influence

LemonyApps has officially released its motivational app, Promishare for iPhone and iPod touch.

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Prague Daily Monitor

the "Generali Cee Cup 2014" Kicks Off Today

At a press conference held on, Tuesday, 22nd July, 2014, the Organizing Committee of the 4th annual GENERALI CEE Cup, an international football tournament for top youth teams from Central & Eastern Europe, unveiled this year's programme and activities for the week-long tournament, which starts, Wednesday, 23rd July 2014.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Radio Prague

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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