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At 105, ‘British Schindler’ honored by Czech Republic

PRAGUE (JTA) — A 105-year-old man known as the “British Oskar Schindler” received the Czech Republic’s highest honor Tuesday for his actions in saving hundreds of Jewish children from the Nazis. Sir Nicholas Winton was flown on a Czech military … prague – Bing News

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Brit given highest Czech honor for WWII heroism

LONDON– n a ceremonial hall in Prague, a 105-year-old man received an honor he never sought. Nicholas Winton was awarded the Order of the White Lion — the Czech Republic’s highest citation. And he received it with the humility with which he had done his … prague – Bing News

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‘English Schindler’ who saved hundreds of children from nazis receives Czech Republic’s top honour at 105

PRAGUE (AFP) – Sir Nicholas Winton, who saved hundreds of Jewish children in Prague from the Nazis in the run-up to World War II, was given the Czech Republic’s top honour on Tuesday. The 105-year-old Briton of German-Jewish origin said he was “delighted … prague – Bing News

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‘English Schindler’ who saved hundreds of children from nazis receives Czech Republic’s top honour at 105

PRAGUE (AFP) – Sir Nicholas Winton, who saved hundreds of Jewish children in Prague from the Nazis in the run-up to World War II, was given the Czech Republic’s top honour on Tuesday. The 105-year-old Briton of German-Jewish origin said he was “delighted … prague – Bing News

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Blackmailers threaten Czech Republic with Ebola outbreak for Bitcoin currency

PRAGUE (AFP) – Blackmailers are threatening to spread Ebola in the Czech Republic unless Prague pays them a million euros’ worth of the virtual Bitcoin currency, police said Monday. An e-mail allegedly from the blackmailers claiming they had “biological … prague – Bing News

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Ebola checks at Czech airports start Tuesday morning

Ebola checks at Czech airports start Tuesday morning Prague, Oct. 20 (ČTK) — The country's chief sanitary officer today issued a directive introducing checks at international airports that are to prevent the penetration of Ebola into the country and will take effect Tuesday, Oct.21, starting at 8 a.m … Read more on Prague Post

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More and more billionaires enter Czech politics

More and more billionaires enter Czech politics Prague, Oct. 20 (ČTK) — The number of billionaires in Czech politics has been rising, also because they follow the successful example of Andrej Babiš, the second-richest person in the Czech Republic, whose new movement ANO entered parliament in 2013 … Read more on Prague Post

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Skanska sells office project in Prague, Czech Republic, for EUR 20 M, about

Skanska sells office project in Prague, Czech Republic, for EUR 20 M, about … Skanska Property Czech Republic sells its office development Riverview in Prague, Czech Republic, to a fund managed by the global investment manager, Invesco Real Estate. The value of the transaction amounts to EUR 20 M, about SEK 184 M. The sale … […]

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​Suspected Ebola carrier wrapped in plastic after Czech police seal off rail

​Suspected Ebola carrier wrapped in plastic after Czech police seal off rail … Czech police and hazmat suit-wearing doctors have seized a traveler from Ghana at Prague's main railway station. The man, suspected of suffering from the Ebola virus, was wrapped in black plastic by the authorities and taken away. The police dispatched … Read more […]

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Czech coalition keeps majority in parliament upper chamber

PRAGUE (Reuters) – The ruling Czech coalition kept a majority in the upper house of parliament after a round of mid-term Senate elections on Saturday, ensuring the government can still pass legislation without major obstacles. Official results showed the … prague – Bing News

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Czech Republic Introducing Ebola Screening After Infection Scare

The ebola scare hit a new area of the E.U. with the Prague Post reporting that Czech Republic may have received it’s first infected patient. A woman who checked into a hospital in Karlovy Vary was transferred to a hospital in Prague when she showed the … prague – Bing News

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Woman kills teenager in Czech school attack

Woman kills teenager in Czech school attack Students pass police cars and an ambulace near their high school where a woman stabbed and killed a teenager and injured two other students in Zdar nad Sazavou, 120 kilometers (75 miles) southeast of Prague, Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. Read more on Bellingham Herald

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Czech Ebola error sparks Ghana row

The student was apparently suffering nothing more than a bad cold. Ghana’s Prague envoy Zita Okaikwe told the BBC that her government would lodge a formal complaint over the incident. Ghana has not been affected by the worst ever Ebola outbreak … prague – Bing News

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Pirates Become Biggest Political Party in Local Czech Election

The Czech Pirate Party has booked several surprise wins in the local elections. The party gathered 5.3% of the total vote in the capital city of Prague and became the biggest political party in Mariánské lázně, with 21%. As a result, there is a good … prague – Bing News

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Woman stabs teen to death in rampage at Czech school

PRAGUE: A woman stabbed a student to death and wounded two girls and a police negotiator in a rampage at a secondary school in the Czech Republic on Tuesday (Oct 14), according to police. “A 16-year-old boy died from his injuries despite all efforts by … prague – Bing News

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