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Analysis yields clues to chemical composition, natural aging of 100-year-old beer.

Stashed away and long-forgotten, a trio of century-old bottled beers recently discovered in the Czech Republic could help scientists better understand early 20th-century brewing practices, as well as the chemical changes that occur in beer over long periods of time. A report on the well-preserved lagers appears in ACS' ...

- PhysOrg - NL

Patrick Komon focus now on Prague Half Marathon.

Patrick Komon now shifts his focus to the road for Saturday's Prague Half Marathon.

- Daily Nation - KE

Visegrad Four slam 'blackmail' by Brussels on migrants.

Leaders from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia and Poland rejected yesterday what they called Brussels' use of "blackmail and diktat" over planned resettlements of migrants across the EU.

- EurActive - UK

Strong quake of 6.9 magnitude hits Russia's far east - USGS.

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.9 struck near Komandorskiye Ostrava in Russia's far east on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said.

- GMA News - PH

Bohemian Grove: Where the rich and powerful go to misbehave .

By Elizabeth Flock/Posted at;archive.is/ - Every July, some of the richest and most powerful men in the world gather at a 2,700 acre campground in Monte Rio, Calif., for two weeks of heavy drinking, super-secret talks, druid worship (the group insists … Continue reading → The post Bohemian Grove: Where the rich ...

- worldwide hippies - US

Central Europe's Leaders Reject EU's Relocation of Refugees.

Leaders from Central Europe said Tuesday they reject a European Union policy that calls for all member states to take in refugees, protesting suggestions that the level of their compliance could be linked to the availability of EU funds to them. A meeting in Warsaw of the so-called Visegrad Group brought together Poland's ...

- Voice of America - US

Strong quake of 6.9 magnitude hits Russia's far east: USGS.

- An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.9 struck near Komandorskiye Ostrava in Russia's far east on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

- Reuters - US

Strong quake of 6.9 magnitude hits Russia's far east.

KOMANDORSKIYE OSTRAVA , March 29 — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.9 struck near Komandorskiye Ostrava in Russia's far east today, the US Geological Survey said. The quake struck at a depth of about 33km just off the...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Former Czech Academy of Sciences head to run for president.

Jiri Drahos, the former president of the Czech Academy of Sciences says he wants to run for president of the Czech Republic next year's election.

- FOX News - US

Visegrad Group 'won't be blackmailed' over EU migration policy.

The leaders of Visegrad Group members – Poland, Slovakia, Hungary and Czechia, said that they won't be blackmailed by threats of blocking the EU funds if they don't participate in the relocation of thousands of refugees from the Middle East. Claiming that such decision should be a sovere...

- Warsaw Business Journal - PL

V4 leaders sign the Warsaw Declaration on innovation.

The leaders of Visegrad Group members – Poland, Slovakia, Hungary and Czechia, signed the Warsaw Declaration on innovation in the CEE during the Innovation Summit held in Warsaw.

- Warsaw Business Journal - PL

Former Czech Academy of Sciences head to run for president

PRAGUE " Jiri Drahos, the former president of the Czech Academy of Sciences says he wants to run for president of the Czech Republic next year's election.Jiri Drahos announced his candidacy on Tuesday.The 68-year-old Drahos...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

American Jewish Committee returns to Warsaw

WARSAW, Poland – The American Jewish Committee returned to Warsaw after eight years. AJC on Monday opened a new office in the city dedicated to serving Poland and six other Central European countries: the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania and Slovakia. “Welcome home!” Andrzej Folwarczny, ...

- JTA - US

Czech firm sees surge in sales of turntables amid vinyl boom

As vinyl records make a global comeback, so do turntables.

- FOX News - US

Czech firm sees surge in sales of turntables amid vinyl boom

LITOVEL, Czech Republic " As vinyl records make a global comeback, so do turntables.The biggest maker of quality turntables, a company in the Czech Republic called SEV Litovel, has increased its production fourfold between...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

SkyToll CEO: Czech road toll 'in flagrant violation' of EU law

The situation with tolling in the Czech Republic is unlawful and could happen again if the European Commission doesn't intervene, says Matej Okáli.

- EurActive - UK

Russia's Crazy Cold War Plan to Steamroll NATO in a War

Michael Peck Security, Europe Bye, bye Europe.  The Nazis conquered France in six weeks, in one of the most spectacular military victories in history. Had the Soviet Union gone to war with the West in the early 1960s, it also planned to blitz France. But unlike the Germans, the Soviets planned to do it in a week, ...

- The National Interest - US

Is Skoda's Kodiaq set to evolve?

PRAGUE, March 28 — The recent launch of the Skoda Kodiaq SUV has been greeted with very positive reviews. Taking this one step further, is Skoda planning to develop the soon-to-be-revealed Vision E concept along the same lines? First sight of...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Czech her out: Meet Ester Dee, Real Housewives of Cheshire star who hid real husband from show

Czech Republic-born TV star has set tongues wagging before series 5 has even begun.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Circus skills show children of Mexico beach town how to fly

SAN FRANCISCO , March 27 — With their gravity-defying trampoline flips, graceful acrobatics, juggling and tightrope walking, the children in San Francisco's circus school are bringing a touch of Cirque du Soleil magic to this bohemian...

- The Malay Mail - MY

The Nepal Summit in Europe: There will be more people visiting Nepal from new tourism markets

The long anticipated Nepal Europe Summit after ITB Berlin finished last week after traveling to Duesseldorf, Frankfurt, Munich, Prague and Warsaw.

- eTurboNews - US

A Slovak Finally Makes It On Forbes Billionaires List, But Czechs Lead Way

Slovakian businessman Ivan Chrenko, majority owner of real-estate developer HB Reavis, becomes the first man from his country to make it on to the Forbes billionaires rich list with a $1.1 billion fortune, but neighbouring Czech Republic sees six men make the list - one up from a year before.

- Forbes.com - US

NZ Snowboarder victorious in slopestyle World Cup finale

Spindleruv Mlyn, Czech Republic – NZ snowboarder Zoi Sadowski Synnott has triumphed in the 2016-17 season's slopestyle World Cup finale which was staged at the Snowjam.cz in Spindleruv Mlyn, Czech Republic on Saturday ...

- Scoop NZ - NZ

European zoos take drastic steps to protect rhinos

Zoos In Czech Republic and Belgium are sawing off their rhinos' horns protect the animals, after poachers shot dead a white rhino in a French zoo. Other zoos may follow suit. But is this really the best solution?

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Air Malta to offer scheduled flights to Israel

Air Malta will be offering scheduled flights to Tel Aviv shortly, the airline said today. In a statement announcing the beginning of its summer schedule next Sunday, the airline said it had planned 150 weekly flights to 30 destinations using a fleet of eight aircraft. It was set to carry over 1.2 million passengers. The ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Air Malta to offer scheduled flights to Tel Aviv

Air Malta will be offering scheduled flights to Tel Aviv shortly, the airline said today. In a statement announcing the beginning of its summer schedule next Sunday, the airline said it had planned 150 weekly flights to 30 destinations using a fleet of eight aircraft. It was set to carry over 1.2 million passengers. The ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

An 'Intimate Portrait' Of Dorothy Day, The Catholic Activist With A Bohemian Past

Kate Hennessy drew from family letters, diaries and memories in writing Dorothy Day, a biography of her late grandmother. Day founded the Catholic Worker Movement and is now a candidate for sainthood.

- NPR - US

'I, Olga' Charts One Woman's Path From Alienation To Brutal, Senseless Violence

The film about a young woman who ran her truck onto a Prague sidewalk in 1973, killing eight pedestrians, is tough to sit through, and recent events lend it a chilling sense of relevance.

- NPR - US

Czech zoo saws off rhino horns to discourage poacher attacks

The zoo says the procedure is painless, and intended to protect the animals from poachers.

- Global News - CA

Cain Attard included in Ghedin's final squad

Birkirkara's Cain Attard made the cut to Malta's final squad for Sunday's World Cup qualifier as coach Pietro Ghedin finalised his list of 20 players yesterday. Attard, who was initially named in the 'B' squad, seized his chance when he impressed Ghedin during a friendly on Wednesday. This is not the first time Attard has ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Friday essay: reading Germaine Greer's mail

Penny Gulliver wrote to Germaine Greer several times over two decades University of Melbourne Archives, Germaine Greer Archive, 2014.0042.00350, Correspondence with Penny GulliverBetween 1968 and 1969, ensconced in London's legendary bohemian flophouse The Pheasantry, Germaine Greer wrote a book that would change thousands ...

- The Conversation - UK

Malta coach Ghedin names final 20-man squad

Malta coach Pietro Ghedin has named his final 20-man squad for Sunday's 2018 World Cup Group F qualifier against Slovakia at the National Stadium . Former Malta U-21 player Cain Attard, who had been initially included in the Malta B squad, has been promoted to the senior group after seizing his chance to impress during a ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Czechs before Rome: No to multi-speed, yes to common defence

EU leaders are going to meet in Rome on Saturday to discuss the future of European integration. The Czech Republic is still not sure what to do. EURACTIV.cz reports.

- EurActive - UK

Bohemian Bosnian Holds onto Hippie Roots

Now 66 years old, Ivica Valenta from the Bosnian city of Travnik still maintains his hippie roots five decades after he joined the counter culture movement that swept the world in the 60s and 70s and found a small, but … Continue reading → The post Bohemian Bosnian Holds onto Hippie Roots appeared first on ...

- worldwide hippies - US

BAE Systems signs with VOP CZ for components

BAE Systems has signed a contract with the Czech Republic's VOP CZ for the manufacture of components for the BvS10 all-terrain vehicle, the company announced on 20 March. The contract entails VOP manufacturing components for BAE Systems Hgglunds that will then be exported to Sweden for

- Jane’s - US

Czech zoo saws off rhino horns to keep its animals safe

PRAGUE — A Czech zoo is taking no chances after the recent killing of a rhinoceros at a wildlife park near Paris by assailants who stole the animal's horn — the zoo has started to remove the horns from its 21 rhinos as a precaution.

- Yahoo! News - US

Czech Zoo Dehorns Rhinos to Ward Off Poachers

The zoo with the largest rhino herd in Europe is removing the animals' horns.

- Livescience.com - US

Why a Czech zoo is dehorning its white rhinos

Dvur Kralove Zoo in the Czech Republic, has taken the decision to remove the horns from its white rhinos for their safety.

- BBC - UK

A Czech Zoo Is Sawing the Horns Off Its Rhinos to Protect Them From Poachers

Surgery has begun on Dvur Kralove Zoo's herd of 21 critically endangered black and southern white rhinos

- TIME Magazine - US

Czech zoo saws off rhinos' horns to keep animals safe

PRAGUE -- A Czech zoo is taking no chances after the recent killing of a rhinoceros at a wildlife park near Paris by poachers who stole the animal's horn - the zoo has started to remove the horns from its 21 rhinos as a precaution.

- BangkokPost - TH

Czech zoo officials saw off rhino horns as precaution after France attack

A Czech zoo is taking no chances after the recent killing of a rhinoceros at a wildlife park near Paris by assailants who stole the animal's horn — the zoo has started to remove the horns from its 21 rhinos as a precaution. With rhino horns considered a cure in Asia for everything from cancer,...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

PACE President visits Syria with Russian Duma delegates, Ukraine reacts

A delegation of deputies of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe from the Czech Republic, Belgium, Serbia, and Italy and the State Duma of Russia led by PACE President of Pedro Agramunt has arrived in Syria, Channel One Russia has reported.

- UNIAN - UA

Czech zoo saws off rhino horns to thwart poachers

PRAGUE - A Czech zoo has started sawing off the horns of its 21 rhinos to protect them from poaching after the killing of a rhinoceros in France earlier this month.

- Reuters - US

Czech zoo officials saw off rhino horns as precaution after France attack

A Czech zoo is taking no chances after the killing of a rhinoceros at a wildlife park near Paris by assailants who stole the animal's horn. To prevent anything like that from happening, the Dvur Kralove Zoo said Tuesday it has started to remove the horns from its rhinos as a precaution. The attack...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Think tank slams Mogherini for not taking Russian disinformation seriously

A Czech think tank has slammed EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini for spending two years avoiding taking the Russian disinformation threat seriously. The appeal has been signed by high-profile personalities such as Russia's Gary Kasparov and a former president of Estonia.

- EurActive - UK

EU envoy calls to pardon two Sudanese pastors

March 19, 2017 - European Union Special Envoy for the Promotion of Freedom of Religion, Jan Figel, called on the Sudanese government to released two Sudanese pastors sentenced together with a Czech missionary last February. Hassan Abdel-Rahim and Abdel-Moni'm Abdel-Mawla were sentenced to 12 years for colluding with the ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

Flamingo beaten to death by rowdy boys inside Czech zoo

A gang of mischievous schoolboys stoned a pink flamingo to death inside a zoo in the Czech Republic last Friday. The post Flamingo beaten to death by rowdy boys inside Czech zoo appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Czech armed forces order Desert Tech HTI sniper rifles

The Czech Ministry of Defence has signed a contract worth CZK75 million for Desert Tech Hard Target Interdiction rifles for use by Czech special forces in international operations. The contract includes the delivery of 30 sniper rifles, each with a set of conversion kits

- Jane’s - US

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