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Czech court upholds ruling against student who accused school of discrimination because of hijab ban.

Czech law doesn't ban headscarves in general but the court said Ayan Jamaal Ahmednuur has no right to defy the rules set by the school

- National Post - CA

Tickets go on sale for Azerbaijan vs Czech Republic match.

Tickets for a match between Azerbaijan and the Czech Republic in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying round have gone on sale, Azertac reported.

- AzerNews - AZ

Czech Appeals Court Upholds Hijab Ban at a School.

A Czech appeals court has upheld a lower court ruling that went against a Somali student who accused a nursing school of discrimination because she wears a hijab.   Ayan Jamaal Ahmednuur demanded an apology and 60,000 koruna in compensation but the Prague 10 district court ruled in January there was no evidence of ...

- Voice of America - US

1 killed, 1 injured by blast in Czech military facility.

The Czech defense ministry says an explosion in a military facility in the eastern Czech Republic has killed one and injured another.

- FOX News - US | Zoo's horn burning ceremony keeps traders in Czech.

The former head of the Kenya Wildlife Service, Dr Richard Leakey has slammed South Africa's rhino horn traders by calling for their public condemnation for gambling on the extinction of wild rhino populations and undermining species conservation efforts.

- - ZA

Kipyego in course record win in Czech.

Kenya's Barselius Kipyego coasted to course record breaking victory in Czech.

- Daily Nation - KE

Kyrgyzstan Scraps Hydropower Project Deal With Czech Company.

Kyrgyz Prime Minister Sapar Isakov says his government has canceled an agreement with a Czech company to construct parts of Upper Naryn Cascade hydropower project and several other hydropower plants.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Azerbaijan purchases new artillery guns.

Azerbaijan has purchased new artillery guns from the Czech Republic.

- AzerNews - AZ

Sridevi's thriller drama Mom to be dubbed in Russian ahead of its release in Russia, Poland, Czech Republic.

Mom, starring Sridevi, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Akshaye Khanna, is the actress' 300th film in her five-decade-long acting career. The post Sridevi's thriller drama Mom to be dubbed in Russian ahead of its release in Russia, Poland, Czech Republic appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

'Mom' to release in Russia, Poland, Czech Republic.

Mumbai, Sep 16 Sridevi's thriller drama film "Mom" is set to release in Russia, Poland and the Czech Republic. Distributed by Zee Studios International, the film will release in 21 screens in Russia, 9 screens in Poland and 3 screens in the Czech Republic in mid October. Directed by Ravi Udyawar, "Mom" also features Akshaye ...

- Yahoo! News - US

These Are the Do-It-Yourself Tanks of ISIS.

Michael Peck Security, Middle East And they can kill. Mix-and-match tanks are nothing new. The Nazis mounted captured Russian artillery pieces on looted Czechoslovakian tank chassis to create the Marder self-propelled antitank gun. The Israel Defense Forces put British tank cannon on American-made Pattons and American ...

- The National Interest - US

School Year in Bulgaria Begins

September 5 is the day when the school year is traditionally opened in the Bulgarian schools. Until 1921, students in Bulgaria began their classes on September 1, but the date was has been changed with two weeks because of Alexander Stamboliiski's agricultural government so children to help their families to harvest the ...

- Novinite - BG

Malta scores high for new graduate employment

Malta scored among the highest in Europe for employment of recent graduates in 2015, according to an EU report. More than 95% of graduates between the ages of 20-34 years were employed after recently graduating from upper-secondary education, post-secondary non-tertiary education, or tertiary education within the ...

- - MT

Exhibition "Joan Brehms : Scenographer, Architect and Painter" - The Baltic Times

Press releaseOn September 16, 2017, the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Riga and the National Museum of the Czech Re......

- The Baltic Times - US

WSE to delist four companies

The Warsaw Stock Exchange will delist four companies from trading on its indexes, the bourse management said in a market filing. The companies include; parcel operator InPost, its owner Integer, Czech artificial fabrics maker Pegas Nonwovens, and Casino operator Olympic Entertainment Group.

- Warsaw Business Journal - PL

Czech interior minister: 'Nobody has to call us for solidarity'

The Czech Republic has not relocated a refugee for more than a year and remains in breach of its legal obligations. The Czech position remains the same despite the ruling of the Court of Justice supporting the Commission's migrant relocation policy. reports.

- EurActive - UK

This British TV channel has something of utmost importance to tell you about Twitter

As a broadcaster, Channel 4 is no stranger to spirited debate. SEE ALSO: Rami Malek channels Freddie Mercury playing 'Bohemian Rhapsody,' Brian May approves Which is why it's a little surprising that their official account tweeted this bombshell yesterday. BREAKING: The world's problems will not be solved by arguing with ...

- Mashable! - US

Germany return to top of Fifa rankings

ZURICH, Sept 14 ― World champions Germany pushed Brazil back into second place to return to the top of the Fifa rankings, which was published today. Germany's 2-1 win away to the Czech Republic and their 6-0 drubbing of Norway in the World Cup...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Mike Myers in talks to star in Queen biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

Mike Myers is being eyed to star in director Bryan Singer's upcoming Queen biopic, "Bohemian Rhapsody."

- UPI - US

Flydubai cuts fares by up to 50%

Discounts offered on trips to Prague, Maldives, Russia, Georgia, Thailand, India,Ukraine

- GulfNews - AE

Rights groups target police, spy chiefs globally under new U.S. law

PRAGUE/WASHINGTON - Police and spy chiefs from China to the Middle East, a Ukrainian oligarch and a former president of Panama are among the people a coalition of human rights groups wants targeted for sanctions under an expanded U.S. law aimed at curbing rights abuses and corruption worldwide.

- Reuters - US

Mike Myers in talks to star in Freddy Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, but who will he play?

The actor famously got linked to the Queen hit after singing along to the song in a scene from Wayne's World.

- - UK

Gold medal for Israeli Paralympic table tennis player

Karmit Dor takes top medal in the Czech Open Championship, will play with Israel's regular national team in European championship.

- Israel21c - IL

Top NATO and Russian brass meet in Baku

The chairman of NATO's Military Committee, Czech Army General Petr Pavel, and the chief of the General Staff of Russia's armed forces, General Valery Gerasimov, met for talks in the Azerbaijani capital, Baku, on 7 September. The meeting was the first at this level since NATO's freeze in

- Jane’s - US

MSPO 2017: Czech–Polish Husar 4x4 armoured carrier debuts

The Husar 4x4 armoured carrier was presented at the MSPO international defence industry exhibition in Kielce, Poland, on 5-8 September. The vehicle is a joint project between Polish company H. Cegielski - Poznań and Kopřivnice-based Tatra Defense Vehicles, now operating

- Jane’s - US

Russia 'depends on Serbia as its key launching ground'

Russia will continue to try to influence the events in the Balkans, where Serbia is its most important link that serves as a launching ground. This is according to Beta, which quoted Mark Galeotti of the Institute of International Relations Prague, who spoke for Radio Free Europe's Bosnia-Herzegovina/Serbia/Montenegro ...

- B92 - SK

Hebden Bridge: England's Hippie Haven in the Hills

By  WORLDWIDE SCOTT /Posted at; - PHOTO: View of Hebden Bridge from Heptonstall, England. The hippy movement of the 1960s gave birth to a bevy of bohemian enclaves around the world. These alternative-thinking and creative communities marched to … Continue reading → The post Hebden Bridge: ...

- worldwide hippies - US

Czech MPs lift immunity of prime minister candidate

Czech lawmakers lifted the parliamentary immunity of billionaire Andrej Babis on Wednesday, so he can be investigated for allegedly misusing EU funds in 2007. The ANO movement's populist leader, tipped to win October's general election, denied wrongdoing. Authorities say Babis deliberately excluded the Stork Nest farm from ...

- EU Observer - EU

Door Opens to Achieving Marriage Equality in Czech Republic

If it was up to the thousands who participated in last week's Prague Pride, it's clear the Czech Republic would be joining the growing list of countries legalizing same-sex marriage. Expand Campaigners for same-sex marriage during Prague Pride, Czech Republic, August 12, 2017. © 2017 Boris Dittrich/Human Rights Watch ...

- Human Rights Watch - US