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Feb 07, 2019
Petra Kvitova gives graphic testimony about 2016 knife attack, says she mainly remembers attacker's eyesTwo-times Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova told a Czech court on Tuesday how she grabbed the blade of an attacker’s knife and forced it away from her neck, leaving blood everywhere, during an attack at her home in December 2016.
Mar 20, 2018
World's last male northern white rhino dead; 45-year-old Sudan stole many hearts with his dignity and strengthThe world's last male northern white rhino, Sudan, has died after "age-related complications," researchers announced on Tuesday, saying he "stole the heart of many with his dignity and strength."
Jan 27, 2018
Pro-Russian president, academic challenger face off in dead-heat Czech presidential voteCzechs were set to pick their new president on Saturday, in a face-off between pro-Russian incumbent Milos Zeman and liberal pro-European rival Jiri Drahos in a vote that promises to go down to the wire
Nov 24, 2017
Prague High Court rules on extradition of Yevgeniy Nikulin, accused of hacking social networksA US federal grand jury in California indicted the 29-year-old Nikulin last year on suspicion of hacking into the U.S.-based social media companies.
Oct 21, 2017
'Czech Trump' Andrej Babis expected to sweep general election as voters flock polling stations on final dayVoters flocked to polling stations on Saturday, the second and final day of a Czech general election expected to sweep into power a billionaire populist dubbed the "Czech Trump"
Sep 04, 2017
US Open 2017: Petra Kvitova says hand not yet fully healed despite win over Garbine MuguruzaPetra Kvitova said "Movement is still not great, but for the grip of the tennis racquet it so far is OK."
May 03, 2017
Petra Kvitova back practising after recovering from career-threatening injury in knife attackTwo-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova returned to the tennis court, more than four months after her left hand was badly injured in a knife attack.
Dec 20, 2016
Czech finance minister says 'no place' for migrants in Europe | ReutersPRAGUE Czech Finance Minister Andrej Babis said on Tuesday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel bore responsibilty for the attack on a Berlin Christmas market and that migrants had "no place" in Europe.The migration wave hitting the continent must be stopped, Babis added in comments quoted by news website parliamentnilisty.cz.A truck crashed into the market on Monday evening, killing 12 and wounding dozens. A Pakistani asylum seeker was arrested as the suspected driver but police have said the real perpetrator could still be on the run.Central European leaders have been among the harshest critics of the European Union's response to the rising number of refugees and migrants entering the bloc to flee war and poverty in the Middle East, Africa and elsewhere and have refused EU executive-proposed quotas for asylum seekers.Many leaders have spoken out against Merkel's open-door migration policy and Babis raised the issue again in reaction to the attack
Oct 20, 2016
Police detains Russian man in connection to LinkedIn hack in 2012LinkedIn Corp said on Wednesday that the arrest was related to a 2012 breach at the social networking company that it previously said may have compromised credentials of 100 million users, prompting it to launch a massive password reset operation.
Oct 19, 2016
Czech ministers, parliamentarians meet Dalai Lama in contrast to pro-China policy | ReutersPRAGUE Czech ministers and senior parliamentarians held a private meeting with exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Tuesday, risking upsetting China just as the government is trying to boost ties with Beijing.The Dalai Lama met Culture Minister Daniel Herman, Deputy Prime Minister Pavel Belobradek, and deputy speakers of both houses of parliament while on a trip to an annual conference set up by the late Vaclav Havel, the country's first president, who had close personal links with the 80-year old monk and Nobel Peace Prize laureate. The ministers as well as lower house Deputy Speaker Jan Bartosek and Senate Deputy Speaker Miluse Horska are all affiliated to the Christian Democrats, the junior partner in the centre-left ruling coalition, and the meetings were labelled as private.The foreign ministry said in a statement that the government followed a policy of respecting China's sovereignty and territorial integrity, and supported opening a dialogue between the authorities and the Tibetan community.