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Czech botanist leads call for European action against invasive species

Radio Prague |
9 April 2009

A leading Czech botanist is now in the forefront of the first calls of their kind for Europe-wide action to fight the ever more rapid spread of invasive species, blamed on climate change and increasing long distance travel and transport.

Max Brod bridging the gaps between Prague’s Germans and Czechs

Radio Prague |
9 April 2009

The question of identity in the multi-ethnic environment posed considerable challenges for leading intellectuals of the time; among them was the Prague writer, journalist and composer Max Brod.

Education minister says ten years needed to improve situation for Roma children in Czech schools

Radio Prague |
9 April 2009

On International Roma Day this Wednesday, the Czech Education Ministry released the results of two studies it commissioned to determine how Roma children are faring in the country’s schools now.

Michelle Obama petitions Rabbi Loew during Prague visit

Radio Prague |
7 April 2009

While her husband spent the day in talks with EU leaders, Mrs Obama went on a tour of Prague's old Jewish ghetto.

You could be of any nationality and still feel Czechoslovak

Radio Prague |
7 April 2009

Author Peter Demetz talks about his life in pre-war Prague.

Czech Republic not to accept Guantanamo detainees, says interior minister

Radio Prague |
8 April 2009

The Czech Republic will not accept any former inmates from the Guantanamo Bay military prison camp, Interior Minister Ivan Langer said on Monday in response to a US appeal for EU member states to do so.

Analyst: Obama address significant and symbolic for many Czechs

Radio Prague |
7 April 2009

Mr Obama managed to outline a very courageous plan for nuclear disarmament and the fact that he chose to make this speech in Prague is quite symbolic and quite important, writes political analyst Jiří Pehe.

Czech author Kundera turns 80

Radio Prague |
2 April 2009

Perhaps the best known Czech author in the world today, Milan Kundera, turned 80 on Wednesday.

Czech researchers map crew's behaviour on simulated Mars flight

Radio Prague |
2 April 2009

Czech researchers are monitoring relationships and communication among the crew as well as potential points of conflict during a 105-day simulated trip to Mars.

Czech media get to grips with stringent new reporting rules

Radio Prague |
2 April 2009

A stringent new media law has just taken effect in the Czech Republic, restricting the use of official information, including telephone wire-taps.

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