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Pavel Přikryl – Following up on People in Need's Afghan mission one year on

Radio Prague |
5 April 2011

Pavel Přikryl, a business consultant and specialist in international relations, who left for Afghanistan 13 months ago to run PIN's food facility, talks about projects upon his return to the Czech Republic.

Olga Walló: a Bohemian tale

Radio Prague |
4 April 2011

Olga Walló has become something of a literary phenomenon in the recent years, even though she was over fifty when her first novel was published in 1998.

Brno hip hop band Čokovoko puts out new album

Radio Prague |
4 April 2011

The Brno-based duo Čokovoko is one of the most unusual occurrences on the Czech music scene. The combination of amusing lyrics, unexpected sampling as well as rather crude singing earned them a following in clubs around the country.

President pardons man sentenced to six years for shooting

Radio Prague |
1 April 2011

On Wednesday, President Václav Klaus issued an official pardon to a man serving a six-year prison sentence for attempted murder.

Environmentalists up in arms over plans for Šumava

Radio Prague |
1 April 2011

The Šumava National Park – a protected nature reserve in southern Bohemia – is at the centre of a row between scientists, environmental activists and the park's new management.

Detective work and restoration work fills gaps in unique Czech historical archive

Radio Prague |
31 March 2011

Langhans photographic gallery is currently celebrating the 130th anniversary since the original studio, which became the most famous in the country, was founded in the centre of Prague in 1880.

The Chods – the king's frontiersmen

Radio Prague |
30 March 2011

In the Late Middle Ages, a group of Czech frontiersmen were charged with guarding the kingdom's western borders.

Authorities begin collecting forms in 2011 population and housing census

Radio Prague |
29 March 2011

The Czech Republic's 2011 Housing and Population Census has entered its second phase. Friday midnight was the official point of reference on which people are expected to base their answers on, and it was also when on-line forms were made available for people to fill in.

Janeček: Whistle-blowing is a brave thing to do

Radio Prague |
29 March 2011

Mathematician Karel Janeček runs the firm RSJ Algorithmic Trading, one of the world's biggest financial derivatives traders of its kind. Last year, the 38-year-old entrepreneur established a foundation to support science and research while recently, he crated a fund to fight corruption in the country by supporting whistleblowers.

OSCE conference addresses anti-Semitism in public discourse

Radio Prague |
28 March 2011

Representatives of 56 member countries of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe met in Prague last week for a conference on anti-Semitism in public discourse, hosted by the Czech Foreign Ministry.

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