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Czech Republic launches parliamentary Israel Allies Caucus

A new Israel Allies caucus have been formed in the parliament of the Czech Republic with the objective to strengthen legislative support for Israel on the basis of Judeo-Christian values, making it the 46th Israel Allies caucus in the world. The Israel Allies Foundation (IAF) coordinating the activities of the 46th caucuses around the world, […]

Czech Mushroom Hunter Finds 3,300-Year-Old Bronze Age Sword

A mushroom hunter in the Czech Republic has made the chance discovery of a rare, 3,300-year-old Bronze Age sword. Dedicated metal detectorists in the land must be feeling mixed emotions today as news of the mushroom picker’s historical treasure spreads across the internet. That’s just the way it is when an outsider comes into a […]

How does a 600-year-old river project play into the Czech Republic’s clean energy ambitions?

Charles VI, the 14th century King of Bohemia and then Holy Roman Emperor, was said to have first envisaged connecting Central Europe’s three waterways – the Oder, Labe and Danube rivers – to link the North, Baltic and Black seas and allow the landlocked Czech lands access to the open waters. Earlier this month, the […]

The Czech Republic is still officially called Czechia. Why hasn’t it caught on?

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš was halfway through an interview with the Wall Street Journal in March when an aide had to inform him that his country had another name in English. “I didn’t know this. I don’t like it at all,” he said, the WSJ reported, adding his feeling that the shortened name in […]

Czech Republic: Andrej Babis’ party wins big in regional elections

The senior party in the Czech Republic’s coalition government dominated the country’s regional elections and is ahead in the first round of voting for parliament’s upper house, according to results released Saturday. The Czech Statistics Office said that with ballots from almost 100% of polling stations counted, the ANO (YES) movement led by Prime Minister […]

Czech Defense Ministry plans to buy air defense from Israel’s Rafael

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Hungary, Poland and Czech Republic ‘oppose EU’s new migration pact’

The EU’s bid to reform its migration policy has been met with mixed reactions from a number of countries with Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic outright opposing it. Zoltan Kovacs, the spokesman for Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, said on Twitter the country’s stance on migration “has been clear and unchanged” since 2015. “We […]

Jiri Menzel: Oscar-winning Czech film director dies aged 82

Oscar-winning Czech director Jiri Menzel has died at the age of 82. He was a figure of the “Czechoslovak New Wave”, which talked of freedom and protest against the communist regime. The filmmaker, born on 23 February 1938, was also an actor, screenwriter and theatre director. He won the Oscar for Best Foreign Film in […]

China threatens retaliation after Czech delegation visit to Taiwan

The Czech Foreign Ministry will summon the Chinese ambassador to Prague after threatening statements were made against a Czech politician visiting Taiwan. A delegation led by Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil arrived in Taipei on Sunday, angering Beijing. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi described the visit as “provocation” and said Vystrcil should “pay a high […]

China threatens retaliation after Czech delegation visit to Taiwan

The Czech Foreign Ministry will summon the Chinese ambassador to Prague after threatening statements were made against a Czech politician visiting Taiwan. A delegation led by Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil arrived in Taipei on Sunday, angering Beijing. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi described the visit as “provocation” and said Vystrcil should “pay a high […]

China threatens retaliation after Czech delegation visit to Taiwan

The Czech Foreign Ministry will summon the Chinese ambassador to Prague after threatening statements were made against a Czech politician visiting Taiwan. A delegation led by Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil arrived in Taipei on Sunday, angering Beijing. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi described the visit as “provocation” and said Vystrcil should “pay a high […]

China threatens retaliation after Czech delegation visit to Taiwan

The Czech Foreign Ministry will summon the Chinese ambassador to Prague after threatening statements were made against a Czech politician visiting Taiwan. A delegation led by Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil arrived in Taipei on Sunday, angering Beijing. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi described the visit as “provocation” and said Vystrcil should “pay a high […]

China threatens retaliation after Czech delegation visit to Taiwan

The Czech Foreign Ministry will summon the Chinese ambassador to Prague after threatening statements were made against a Czech politician visiting Taiwan. A delegation led by Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil arrived in Taipei on Sunday, angering Beijing. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi described the visit as “provocation” and said Vystrcil should “pay a high […]

Coronavirus: UK adds Czech Republic and Switzerland to quarantine list

Travellers returning to the UK from the Czech Republic and Switzerland must quarantine for 14 days from 0400 on Saturday, a government minister has announced. In a post on Twitter, UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps indicated the move, which also includes Jamaica, was needed to keep infection rates down. He added: “Quarantining on return from […]

Coronavirus: UK adds Czech Republic and Switzerland to quarantine list

Travellers returning to the UK from the Czech Republic and Switzerland must quarantine for 14 days from 0400 on Saturday, a government minister has announced. In a post on Twitter, UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps indicated the move, which also includes Jamaica, was needed to keep infection rates down. He added: “Quarantining on return from […]

Blast at chemical plant in Czech Republic kills six – officials

The incident is said to have taken place at the Synthos plant in the town of Kralupy nad Vltavou, north of Prague. Mayor Petr Holecek told local radio that a tank with an unspecified substance is the source of the blast. The explosion, however, did not affect local neighborhoods, he said, adding that police and rescuers […]

Europhobic Media Outrage at Nationalist Incumbent’s Victory in Czech Election

One of the more interesting and ominous patterns in the Main Stream Media is the conflation of immigration patriotism with being “pro-Russian.” Part of this is the ethnic hatred of Russians as such which seems to motivate so many journalists. But part of it is also a cynical strategy to deconstruct patriotism and identity. “Patriotism,” […]

Putin sends telegram congratulating Zeman on re-election as Czech president and confirms commitment to cooperation

     Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated Milos Zeman on reelection as the Czech president on Saturday and confirmed Russia’s readiness to continue constructive cooperation on bilateral and international issues, the Kremlin press service said. “Russian President Vladimir Putin sent a greetings telegram to Milos Zeman on his reelection as the president of the Czech Republic,” […]

The Czech Crisis & Munich Agreement: How Peace Was Twisted Into Anti-German Propaganda

By John Wear The Czechoslovakia Crisis and the Munich Agreement At the Paris Peace Conference in 1919, 3.25 million German inhabitants of Bohemia and Moravia were transferred to the new Czechoslovakia in a flagrant disregard of Woodrow Wilson’s ideal of self-determination. The new Czechoslovakia was a multiethnic, multilingual, Catholic-Protestant conglomerate that had never existed before. […]

Czech Republic Will Exit ‘Corrupt EU’ Says Incoming Leader

The newly elected leader of the Czech Republic, Andrej Babis, has vowed to leave the “corrupt EU” and restore sovereignty to eastern Europe.  The popular leader, dubbed ‘the Czech Donald Trump,’ is set to win the country’s election by a landslide according to exit polls. Rt.com reports: ANO, which means ‘Yes’ in Czech and also stands as […]

Czech Prez Calls for a European ‘Second Amendment’ For Self-Defence Against Terrorists

Czech president Miloš Zeman has said Europeans should “have the courage to invest in our own guns” in order to guard against international terrorism, like millions of U.S. citizens have. The elder statesman — a veteran of the Prague Spring uprising against the old Communist regime as well as the Velvet Revolution which […]

Top EU Court Threatens Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic With Fines If They Refuse Refugees

Concluding a months-long saga in which central and eastern European nations revolted against Brussels’ refugee policies, on Wednesday the European Union’s highest court ruled that EU states must take in a share of refugees who reach Europe, dismissing complaints by Slovakia and Hungary and reigniting an angry row between east and west. The […]

Turkey sentences two Czech nationals for links to Syrian – Kurdish YPG

nsnbc : A court in Turkey sentenced two Czech nationals to six years and three months for membership in the Syrian – Kurdish People’s […]

Blow for EU as Czech’s REJECT eurozone entry: ‘Just 30% want it’

While financial experts say they country could sign up as the general conditions are right, leader Milos Zeman has said that the people are against the move. He said: “We have been fulfilling the Maastricht criteria, but there is a mental barrier to its adoption. A mere 30 per cent of Czechs are in […]

“Refugee Quotas” a “Violation of National Sovereignty”: Czech President

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EU launches legal cases against Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic for not taking in refugees

Infringement proceedings were launched by Brussels on Tuesday. Warsaw, Budapest, and Prague have been accused of not fulfilling their obligations in dealing with migrants and refugees according to a 2015 plan. The three EU states have acted “in breach of their legal obligations,” the commission said in a statement, adding that it had previously warned […]

Czech Republic Joins Poland, Hungary and Slovakia in Refusing EU-Imposed Migrants

The Czech Republic has joined its Central European neighbors in officially announcing a withdrawal from the European Union’s 2015 migrant resettlement program. After much criticism of the scheme, which seeks to resettle an initial 160,000 migrants from Italy and Greece across EU member states, the Czechs have finally withdrawn citing concerns over security and the […]

Czech President says Putin ‘forbids’ Lavrov from smoking, jokes about ‘liquidating’ journalists

“You are smoker just like me, Minister Lavrov – but your President forbids it,” 72-year-old Zeman, known for his bon viveur lifestyle, told the Russian Foreign Minister as he shook his hand during Sunday’s photo op at the “One Belt, One Road” forum in the Chinese capital. Belt & Road: China welcomes heads of state, […]

GOP Whackjobs Claim They’re Going to Overthrow Trump at the Convention

Andrew AnglinDaily Stormer June 18, 2016 When these power levels hit over 9000 you’re gonna see some serious – WHOOPS, ALREADY DID. I guess I didn’t expect them to stop. But I’m still having a hard time processing this. Washington Post: “Dozens of Republican convention delegates are hatching a new plan to block Donald Trump […]

Four killed, six injured in Tel Aviv shooting near military HQ

At least four people have been killed and six others injured in a shooting attack at a shopping center in Tel Aviv. Police announced that one assailant was arrested and another was taken to hospital after being shot following the incident that took place at the Sarona food and retail market near the Israeli military’s […]

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