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Jiri Skacel

Czech volunteers heed call to aid hospitals strained by COVID-19

02 Nov 2020

PRAGUE Medical students, retired nurses, volunteers and Prague's mayor have heeded a call to help Czech hospitals battle one of Europe's highest coronavirus infection rates that is straining the healthcare system.

Czechs in COVID quarantine head to drive-in polling stations for regional vote

30 Sep 2020

BEROUN, Czech Republic Thousands of Czechs quarantining at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic were allowed to vote at drive-in polling stations on Wednesday in a regional and upper house election which comes amid a surge in infections in the country.

Czechs in COVID quarantine head to drive-in polling stations for regional vote

30 Sep 2020

BEROUN, Czech Republic, Sept 30 Thousands of Czechs quarantining at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic were allowed to vote at drive-in polling stations on Wednesday in a regional and upper house election which comes amid a surge in infections in the country.

Czech markets, dog salons back in business as cautious reopening begins

20 Apr 2020

PRAGUE Farmers markets, craft shops, car dealerships and dog grooming salons opened in the Czech Republic on Monday, another step towards a return to normal life as the government grows more confident the coronavirus pandemic is under control.

Eight killed in blaze at Czech home for disabled

19 Jan 2020

VEJPRTY, Czech Republic A fire in a home for people with disabilities killed eight people and injured 30 in northwest Czech Republic early on Sunday, fire and state officials said.

Ex-soldier admits contract killing of Slovak journalist

14 Jan 2020

PEZINOK, Slovakia A former soldier admitted in court on Monday killing a Slovakian journalist whose murder two years ago led to anti-corruption protests that brought down the government of long-time prime minister Robert Fico.

Habsburg stud farm rides to UNESCO world heritage status

18 Jul 2019

KLADRUBY, Czech Republic The Kladruby stud in the Czech Republic has been breeding horses for royal service since the 1500s, when its sleek grey stallions were seen as a symbol of Habsburg power.

REFILE-Prague Zoo's rare Asiatic lioness Ginni artificially inseminated

03 Jan 2019

PRAGUE, Jan 3 When you're an endangered species and your partner just isn't in the mood, drastic measures are called for, as Ginni, one of Prague Zoo's Asiatic lionesses, found out on Thursday when she underwent an artificial insemination procedure.

Worst Czech coal mine blast in decades kills 12 Poles, one Czech

21 Dec 2018

STONAVA, Czech Republic A methane explosion killed 12 Poles and one Czech at an eastern Czech coal mine, the OKD mining company said on Friday, in the worst disaster of this kind in almost three decades.

Thousands march for slain Slovak journalist who probed corruption

03 Mar 2018

BRATISLAVA Thousands marched in Bratislava and other Slovak cities on Friday for murdered investigative journalist Jan Kuciak, demanding swift action in response to a killing that has shocked the country and shaken its government. | Video

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