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Czech woman injured in Egypt knife attack on brink of death.

The Foreign Ministry says a Czech woman who was injured in a knife attack at a hotel in the popular Egyptian Red Sea resort of Hurghada earlier in July is on the brink of death and only life support is keeping her alive

- The Daily Star - LB

Czechs, Hungarians, and Poles have one month to start taking migrants.

The European commission tells central and eastern EU states that they can still change their minds and participate in the relocation scheme.

- EU Observer - EU

Czech business interested in broader cooperation with Baku.

The new agreement negotiated between Azerbaijan and European Union, aiming to replace the one issued in 1996, will open new page in the cooperation of Baku with European continent.

- AzerNews - AZ

Relocation: Commission moves to next stage in infringement procedures against the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland.

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 July 2017 The European Commission has today sent reasoned opinions to the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland for non-compliance with their legal obligations on relocation. Despite repeated calls for action and the launch of infringement procedures by the Commission last ...

- EU - EU

Sand Sculptures Festival to Take Place in Burgas.

For another year in Burgas will take place the Sand Sculptures Festival 2017. A total of 21 sand sculpture artists from Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Poland, Ukraine, Turkey, Germany, Latvia, Portugal and Russia are displaying their works at the 10th Festival of Sand Figures – Sand Tales – which opened in Ezero park in ...

- Novinite - BG

EU to Open Case Against Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic Over Migration.

The European Union's executive will decide on Tuesday to open legal cases against three eastern members for failing to take in asylum-seekers to relieve states on the front lines of the bloc's migration crisis, sources said, quoted by Reuters. The European Commission would agree at a regular meeting to send so-called ...

- Novinite - BG

Here's the unexpected store where I buy affordable furniture and accessories for my home.

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. I thought my days of shopping at Urban Outfitters were over after I graduated college, but I was wrong. The store may be best known for its bohemian clothes and ...

- Business Insider - US

EU strikes double blow against Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic over refugee quotas.

- Financial Times - US

EU deals blow to Warsaw, Prague and Budapest over refugees.

Legal fight over quotas will test countries' compliance with rules that they call unjust

- Financial Times - US

Czech woman injured in Egypt knife attack on brink of death.

The Foreign Ministry says a Czech woman who was injured in a knife attack at a hotel in the popular Egyptian Red Sea resort of Hurghada earlier in July is on the brink of death and only life support is keeping her alive.

- FOX News - US

Kinstellar advises on Avenir Business Park sale.

Kinstellar has advised the vendor on the disposal of the Avenir Business Park office development in the office district of Prague 5 - Nove Butovice. Tenants include Porsche and Sony. The purchaser was a fund managed by Tristan Capital Partners along with their co-investing local partner, Mint Investments. The Kinstellar ...

- The Lawyer - US

Czech Republic outlines work on Elta radars

The Czech Republic's defence industry is poised to benefit following the procurement of the Elta Systems EL/M-2084 3D mobile air defence radar system by the Ministry of Defence . The MoD selected Elta Systems in December 2016 as the winner of an international tender for eight 3D

- Jane’s - US

Airplane maker leads Czech arms industry revival

PRAGUE - During the last days of the Cold War in 1988, Czechoslovakia's Aero Vodochody's factory outside Prague produced a record 250 of its Albatros L-39 training jets for Soviet bloc air forces.

- Reuters - US

Sweden Scandal Highlights Cheap Romanian, Serbian IT Market

The growth of the low-cost IT subcontracting market in Eastern Europe has been highlighted by a scandal over Romanian, Czech and Serbian programmers potentially having access to Swedish citizens' data.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Czech Senate endorses Czech-Slovak Joint Skies air defence initiative

The Czech Senate on 20 June voted to support the proposed Joint Skies air defence initiative between the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The senate is expected to ratify the agreement in early September. The Slovak parliament voted in favour of ratification in June, pending a Czech parliament decision

- Jane’s - US

Azerbaijani judokas win 13 medals in Prague

Azerbaijani judo fighters have claimed 13 medals including four golds, five silvers and four bronzes at the Junior European Cup Prague 2017 held in the Czech Republic.

- AzerNews - AZ

Azerbaijani judokas win 13 medals in Prague

- Today.Az - AZ

UK Brexit minister: progress made in talks on citizen rights

BRITAIN'sbrexitMINISTER said on Tuesday that progress has been made in talks on the rights of citizens living in eachother'snations once the country leaves the European Union. But after meeting Czech Foreign MinisterLubomirZaoralek, David Davis said disagreement remains over the role of the European Court of Justice. ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Stephen Colbert compares Trump's Scaramucci hire to adding Chachi to Happy Days

On Monday's Late Show, Stephen Colbert said his goodbyes to former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer — "He wanted to spend more time not answering his family's questions," he joked — and hello to the man who drove Spicer to resign, new White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci, whom he ...

- The Week - US

Swedish leader says security leak in 2015 was disaster

The breach, first reported on last week, provided confidential information abroad allowing IT workers, including in the Czech Republic, to access Swedish government and police databases when the Transport Agency decided to outsource some of its services. " I would have liked to get the information earlier," Lofven told ...

- SFGate - US

Czech MoD poised to secure Nexter 6x6, Iveco 4x4 procurement

The Czech Ministry of Defence received approval from the cabinet of ministers on 24 July to procure 62 Nexter Titus 6x6 mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles and 80 Iveco 4x4 armoured modular vehicles for the Army of the Czech Republic in 2020-24 worth a total of CZK9.5

- Jane’s - US

Czech government insists migration controls should precede relocation demands

It makes no sense to share a burden over which we have no control, the Czech government said in response to the criticism of its failure to comply with EU migrant relocation quotas. EURACTIV Czech Republic reports.

- EurActive - UK

Swedish cyber security slip-up 'a disaster': PM Stefan Löfven

Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Löfven has commented for the first time on a cyber security slip-up that made top secret police databases available to Czech IT workers, calling it "a disaster".

- The Local - SE

Coutrney Duncan Back on Top of World Motorcross Standings

Otago's Courtney Duncan is back where she belongs ... on top of the women's motocross world championship standings after another sensational display of riding skill, courage and common sense, this time at Loket, in the Czech Republic.

- Scoop NZ - NZ

Around 250 Czech troops to join NATO battalion to Lithuania next year - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS - The Czech parliament has approved the deployment of around 250 troops to Lithuania in 2018 as part of NATO's multinational battali......

- The Baltic Times - US

Did Kyrgyzstan Get Sold A Hydropower Pup?

Barely a week passed after Kyrgyzstan triumphantly declared it had struck a deal with an international company willing to take up one of its ambitious hydropower projects for the agreement to begin looking highly suspect. The first alarms were rung in the Czech Republic, where Liglass Trading, the obscure company that has ...

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Bolt scrapes through in 100M

Usain Bolt ran under 10 seconds for the first time this year as he narrowly won the 100 metres at the Monaco Diamond League meeting on Friday.The eight-times Olympic sprinting champion was slow out of the blocks, just as he was in his last race in Ostrava last month, and never managed to put a big gap between him and the ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Czech companies interested to partake in Baku refinery's modernization

Czech companies are interested to participate in the modernization of the Baku Refinery, said Czech Ambassador to Azerbaijan Vitezslav Pivonka in an interview with Trend.

- AzerNews - AZ

The EU Can't Afford to Ignore Europe's Migrant Crisis

Naman Jain Security, Europe Brussels should help central Europe forge an effective funding and financing plan to help stop the conflict in Syria. A lot has been happening in the midst of the European migrant crisis. Most notably, the political debate between EU member states is widening on how to best handle this ...

- The National Interest - US

Controversy Erupts As Czech Company Wins Big Kyrgyz Tender

A plan to build hydroelectric power stations in Kyrgyzstan has become steeped in controversy after the contract to build them was awarded to a Czech company, which critics allege has neither the experience nor the finances to do so.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Czech Republic supports direct talks between parties to Karabakh conflict

The Czech Republic considers it important to hold direct negotiations between the parties to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

- AzerNews - AZ

Czech Republic supports direct talks between parties to Karabakh conflict

- Today.Az - AZ

IT workers in other countries had access to secret Swedish records: report

Two secret police databases were made available to Czech IT workers without security clearance during a cyber security slip-up at the Swedish Transport Agency , reports the DN daily.

- The Local - SE

Czech judges denounce Poland's legal overhaul as attack on freedom

PRAGUE - Senior Czech judges denounced a judicial overhaul in Poland as an attack on the rule of law on Friday, saying they could no longer stay silent over the changes in their neighbor.

- Reuters - US

Ladies, FINALLY there's 'beer for her' and it even comes in a pretty bottle

Warning: this post contains high levels of sarcasm and a variety of humour designed specifically for the consumption of women. Hey ladies. Good news: someone invented a "beer for women" so you can finally consume the drink that's supposedly just for men. Who knew? Czech beer brand Aurosa's super smart idea to create the ...

- Mashable! - US

Live: Football transfer news, rumours

Welcome to this new initiative by Times of Malta's sports desk. We are looking to keep our readers and social media followers updated with all the latest news and gossip regarding the summer transfer window. 12.00pm Former Lille captain Rio Mavuba has joined Sparta Prague on a three-year contract. The 33-year-old ...

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Prague To Remove Memorial Plaque Honoring Soviet Marshal

Municipal authorities in the Czech capital, Prague, have decided not to rehang a memorial plaque honoring the Soviet marshal who participated in the city's liberation at the end of World War II following the ongoing restoration of the Old City Hall.

- Radio Free Europe - US

The first 'beer for women' faces backlash

A beer marketed specifically at women is facing a major backlash online with social media users branding it "sexist" and "stupid".The beer, brewed in the Czech Republic, comes in a pretty pink bottle and has been marketed as the...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Israeli Diplomacy Pays Off

Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic agree that the EU should stand closer with Israel. The post Israeli Diplomacy Pays Off appeared first on The American Interest.

- The American Interest - US | Czech minister: EU military role in Libya to reduce migrants

The Czech Republic's foreign minister has suggested that the EU consider a military engagement in Libya in attempts to reduce the flow of migrants arriving by boat from there to Europe

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Aero launches prototype and pre-serial production of L-39NG

Aero Vodochody has begun prototype and pre-serial production of its L-39NG jet trainer and light-attack platform, the manufacturer reported on 20 July. The Czech company announced that assembly of the first four L-39NGs had begun in recent weeks', comprising three prototype and one

- Jane’s - US

Czech minister advocates EU military role in Libya to reduce migrants

The Czech Republic's foreign minister has suggested that the European Union consider a military engagement in Libya to reduce the flow of migrants arriving by boat from there to Europe.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Patrik Schick's move to Juventus called off due to failed medical

Czech forward seemed set to join the Italian champions from Sampdoria last month.

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Uber banned from operating in Czech Republic's number 2 city

PRAGUE " A court has once again banned Uber from operating in Brno, the Czech Republic's second-largest city.It's the latest legal setback for the ride-sharing service, which is already banned in other European cities.The...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Housing Prices in Bulgaria are Rising with one of the Fastest Rates in the EU

Household prices in Bulgaria registered one of the biggest increases in the first quarter in the European Union on an annual basis - 8.8%. This shows latest Eurostat data released on Wednesday. Reports Investor.  Thus our country ranks fifth in the ranking, with the Czech Republic having a 12.7% increase. Lithuania ...

- Novinite - BG

Slovak PM threatens to boycott inferior food

Slovakian PM Robert Fico said Wednesday that he would negotiate with the European Commission to demand new legislation against inferior food products being sold in Central Europe. If the talks fail, he said he would need to impose restrictions on those imports. The Visegrad countries - the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia ...

- EU Observer - EU

Where to go if... you're a vegetarian

I'll never forget the look of dismay on my vegetarian mate's face when we sat down to our first meal in the Czech Republic. 

- Stuff - NZ

Jam Out in Prague's Hidden Jazz Hub — This Medieval Cellar

This 14th-century cellar has attracted some of the jazz world's biggest names.

- OZY - US

Israel's Netanyahu caught calling EU 'crazy'

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu was inadvertently picked up by a microphone on Wednesday , calling the EU "crazy" for attempting to create conditions for peace with the Palestinians. "Europe is undermining its security by undermining Israel," he said in Budapest, during a close-doors meeting with the leaders of ...

- EU Observer - EU

Israel, Central European alliance deepen cooperation at summit

July 19, 2017, 6:47 PM Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu met separately Wednesday with Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo, Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico and Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka on the sidelines of the Visegard Group summit in Budapest. During a joint press conference with the three leaders ...

- DEBKAFile - IL