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Ariana Neumann: “The Nazis would never think a Prague Jewish boy could escape to Berlin”
When Time Stopped is the title of Ariana Neumann’s first book, about the history of her Jewish family in Prague during the war.
Legalise it? Czechia moving closer to regulated cannabis but obstacles remain
The Czech cabinet recently approved drug policies that include introducing a regulated cannabis market. Details are being fine-tuned but there already obstacles in sight.
French soldier recalls Petr Pavel’s successful rescue operation
Thirty years ago, a Czech unit serving in the UNPROFOR mission rescued over 50 French soldiers under siege in what was then still Yugoslavia.
Czech ambassador: "Keeping Russia in Council of Europe would have meant losing credibility"
The Council of Europe has been facing major challenges recently, including the expulsion of Russia. Radio Prague spoke to Czech ambassador to the council Petr Válek.
Czech cross-border workers frustrated as Germany tightens travel restrictions
Long queues of cars have been forming at the Czech-German border since Sunday morning following the introduction of tighter restrictions for travel into Germany.
Expanded online archive offers information on Nazi victims – including many major Czech names
Hundreds of thousands of documents were recently added to the website of the Arolsen Archives organisation, which houses the world’s most comprehensive collection on Nazi…
Pivο: Brewing it Czech style in divided Nicosia
Sunday’s parliamentary elections, ongoing negotiations over a reunification of the divided island – and maybe football: these are some of the main topics discussed in the…
EU says Czech “arousal” test for gay asylum seekers could violate human rights convention
The European Union’s top human rights agency has criticised the Czech Republic over a procedure aimed at ascertaining whether men who seek asylum on the grounds that they…
Should the Czech Republic stop surgically castrating sex offenders?
The Czech Republic has recently been criticized by the Council of Europe for surgically castrating sex offenders. Last year, the European Committee for the Prevention of…
Top French chef Veyrat to open restaurant in Czech woods
French chef Marc Veyrat has earned numerous Michelin stars for his molecular cuisine, and reviews of his restaurant in Annecy, France, run in the New York Times. Now, the…