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Stories with place: Prague
  • Former Iron Curtain still barrier for deer 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 2:55 am
  • PRAGUE - The Iron Curtain was traced by an electrified barbed-wire fence that isolated the communist world from the West.

  • NATO minesweepers set off on Baltic deployment 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 8:14 am
  • KIEL, Germany - Five NATO mine-hunting ships set off Tuesday on a deployment in the Baltic Sea, part of the alliance's efforts to strengthen its presence in Europe's ex-communist east as members there worry about Russia's intentions in Ukraine.

  • Czechs cancel tender to expand nuclear plant 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 11:10 am
  • PRAGUE - Czech state-run power utility CEZ says it has canceled a tender to build two more nuclear reactors at the Temelin power station because falling electricity prices have made the multi-billion dollar project less feasible.

  • Amazon cancels plan for Czech distribution center 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 9:04 am
  • PRAGUE - U.S. retail giant Amazon says it has abandoned plans to build a distribution center in the Czech Republic's second largest city after it was rejected by local authorities.

  • Palestinian envoy's death not from safe explosion 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 9:55 am
  • PRAGUE - The explosion that killed the ambassador at the Palestinian Embassy complex in Prague was not caused by a booby-trapped safe as previously believed, Czech investigators said Monday.

  • Czech photographer Oldrich Skacha dies at 72 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 2:37 pm
  • PRAGUE - Oldrich Skacha, a Czech photographer whose pictures captured late President Vaclav Havel and the dissident movement in the communist Czechoslovakia, has died.

  • Czech clubs punished for fans' violence 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 12:58 pm
  • PRAGUE - Banik Ostrava and Sparta Prague have been fined for crowd trouble during their Czech league match over the weekend.

  • Czechs give up candidacy to host Euro 2020 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 3:22 pm
  • PRAGUE - The Czech Republic is giving up its candidacy to be one of 13 countries to co-host the 2020 European Championship.

  • Stolen synagogue textile returns to Prague from US 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 12:39 pm
  • PRAGUE - A 19th-century synagogue textile stolen by the Nazis has returned to the Czech Republic after being discovered in the United States last year, officials said Wednesday.

  • Czechs, US start nuclear energy research center 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 9:10 am
  • PRAGUE - The United States and Czech Republic are increasing cooperation in civilian nuclear energy, opening a joint research center in Prague for nuclear scientists and engineers from both countries.