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Prep athletes of the week: New Prague senior leads dramatic turnaround

Morris knows firsthand what it's like to leave the pitch disappointed. The senior captain finally got to experience the opposite. The Morris-led Trojans garnered the first section victories of her high school career. Fifth-seeded New Prague beat St. Peter 1-0 and then upset top-seeded Mankato East 2-1 in overtime in the Class 2A, Section 2 tournament.
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Taiwan foreign minister, business delegation to visit Prague

PRAGUE, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Taiwanese Foreign Minister Joseph Wu and a business delegation will visit Prague on Oct. 23-27, the Czech Taiwanese Business Chamber said on Tuesday, a fresh indication of warm relations between the European Union country and the self-ruled island. Taiwan's foreign ministry announced last month that...
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Steele dossier author still believes Michael Cohen colluded with Russia in Prague despite DOJ report

Ex-British intelligence agent Christopher Steele, who authored the unverified dossier charging collusion between Russia and Donald Trump, still believes former Trump attorney Michael Cohen held secret meetings in Prague despite the Justice Department not substantiating the claim. The dossier alleged Cohen had "secret meeting/s with Kremlin officials in August 2016"...
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Fuelled by anti-immigrant rhetoric, racism still serious issue in Czech stands

Racism will be firmly in the spotlight when Sparta Prague face Lyon in the Europa League on Thursday, two months after UEFA ordered the Czech club to play behind closed doors over racist chants. During a Champions League qualifier in August, Sparta fans aimed monkey chants at Monaco midfielder Aurelien...

Czech turmoil over removing ailing President Zeman’s powers

Image source, ReutersImage caption, President Zeman is "incapable" of fulfilling his duties, the head of the senate says. Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis has called on the head of the president's office to resign immediately over alleged impropriety in exercising the powers of ailing President Milos Zeman. Police are investigating...

Masaryk University Wins The European Citizen Award

The European Parliament has awarded the European Citizen Awards for 2020 and 2021 to two Czech universities. The 2021 prize was awarded to Masaryk University for its commitment during the health emergency. Credit: Masaryk University. Brno, Oct 19 (BD) – Every year, the European Parliament delivers the European Citizen Award...

Czechs report highest daily tally of COVID-19 cases since April

PRAGUE (Reuters) – The Czech Republic detected 2,521 new cases of COVID-19 on Oct. 18, the highest daily tally since late April, data from the Health Ministry showed on Tuesday. The Czech government has opted not to tighten anti-epidemic measures, focusing on vaccination instead as data show that most of...

Czech political turmoil increases over chief aide to ill president

The Czech Republic is facing a full-blown political crisis after the prime minister, Andrej Babiš, demanded the resignation of the chief aide to the country’s gravely ill president and police said they were investigating possible “criminal offences against the republic”. On Tuesday the senate’s constitutional committee voted unanimously in favour...

Feyenoord receives a fine from UEFA again, bill is high

Feyenoord has been fined for the fourth time this season by the UEFA disciplinary committee. Setting off fireworks and blocking stairs by some of the fans in the Conference League match with Slavia Prague will result in a 50,000 euro fine for the Rotterdam team. Feyenoord was fined earlier this...