Thursday, 2 October 2014

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South Moravia sees increase in road fatalities, number of seriously injured

Radio Prague |
22 September 2014

The region of South Moravia so far this year has seen an increase in the number of road fatalities as well as a rise in the number of seriously injured.

Railway fans mark 111th anniversary of electrified railway route

Radio Prague |
22 September 2014

Around 30 travelers in period costumes on Saturday marked the 111th anniversary of the founding of the first electrified railway route in the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the so-called 'Bechyňka' from Tábor to Bechyně, boarding an historic train called the Elinka.

General Petr Pavel elected chairman of the NATO Military Commitee

Radio Prague |
22 September 2014

The Chief of the General Staff of the Czech Army, General Petr Pavel, will be the new chairman of the NATO Military Committee, according to information obtained by the Czech News Agency.

Prime Minister calls election of Czech general as chairman of NATO's Military Committee a major diplomatic success

Radio Prague |
22 September 2014

The prime minister has called Saturday's election of Czech General Petr Pavel as the next chairman of NATO's Military Committee a "major diplomatic success", for the Czech Republic - one that recognised the Czech Army's contribution within the alliance.

Legendary singer Tony Bennett performed in Prague on Saturday

Radio Prague |
22 September 2014

Legendary American singer Tony Bennett performed in Prague on Saturday - just his second appearance in the capital.

Amateur racers die on Brno Circuit

Radio Prague |
22 September 2014

Two people - amateur motorcycle racers - died in a race on the Brno (formerly Masaryk) Circuit on Saturday and two others were seriously injured, after they were caught in a collision in the mass start.

Man drowns trying to save dog

Radio Prague |
22 September 2014

A 34-year-old man drowned on Saturday in the Ostravice River in Frýdlant after jumping off a weir into the water to try and save his dog caught in a whirlpool.

Kateřinice selected as Village of the Year

Radio Prague |
22 September 2014

Kateřinice, in the region of Zlín, has won the prestigious title of Village of the Year in a popular competition, beating out 12 other finalists, including Ořechov and Nová Hradečná.

President speaks at NATO Days

Radio Prague |
22 September 2014

Czech President Miloš Zeman, speaking at Mošnov in Ostrava on Sunday, the second day of NATO Days and Czech Air Force Days attended by thousands of visitors, reiterated that fewer tanks and more unmanned drones were needed in the fight against terrorism, specifically Islamic State.

My Prague – Piotrek Gawlinski

Radio Prague |
22 September 2014

Piotrek Gawlinski is a young Polish tour guide who has been happily based in the Czech capital for several years.

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