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Amnesty International puts spotlight on Czech arms exports to Yemen

Radio Prague |
26 August 2010

The international human rights watchdog organization says that Czech arms are being shipped to a country where opponents of the local government are being tortured or disappear for long periods into detention or are executed.

Analyst: reforms will not be as tough as trade unions expect

Radio Prague |
25 August 2010

Trade unions have slammed changes to the labour code proposed by the government. Not all, however, are certain the government will push through all the tough changes it is promising – not without fully negotiating with the unions first.

Eddie Stoilow – The Face of 'New Pop'

Radio Prague |
25 August 2010

The group has grown increasingly popular, especially following the long, much-awaited release of just their first album just last year. Humorously called The Best of Eddie Stoilow, the album brought hits such as Hey You, Floating, and the catchy Realize and Compromise.

Gold fever strikes ČR as country hosts world panning championships

Radio Prague |
24 August 2010

The World Gold Panning Championships opened recently near the town of Zlaté Hory on the Polish border.

Many shops found to be selling fake Bohemian garnets

Radio Prague |
24 August 2010

The Bohemian garnet, found in royal jewelry collections around the world, is given to visiting statesmen and every year thousands of tourists buy Bohemian garnet jewelry for someone special. Now Czech trading standards inspectors have issued a warning that they may not be getting the real thing.

Czech wine production getting better but still room for improvement

Radio Prague |
23 August 2010

Ivo Dvořák, a founding member of the association of Czech sommeliers, talks about the challenges wine production in the country is facing, and if the quality of Czech wine has improved in recent years.

1968 invasion of Czechoslovakia through the eyes of Soviet troops

Radio Prague |
23 August 2010

21 August marked the anniversary of the 1968 invasion of Czechoslovakia by the Soviet Union and other communist countries.

Czech literary treasures in London

Radio Prague |
23 August 2010

Not many of the thousands of passengers arriving every day at London's busy St Pancras Station are aware that they are passing just a few dozen metres away from one of the largest and most diverse collections of Czech books outside the Czech Republic.

Prague overrun by friendly people... when will it all end?

Radio Prague |
23 August 2010

Some people say that Czechs are unfriendly. Obviously, such people are simply not in the right place at the right time.

Nuclear materials uncovered in briefcase of ex-director of Temelín

Radio Prague |
20 August 2010

The former director of the country's biggest nuclear plant Temelín, František Hezoučký, is in hot water after it emerged that he attempted to leave the plant carrying nuclear material in his briefcase a few weeks ago.

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