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Prague Zoo gets Taiwanese pangolins after fallout with China

Wtop 19 May 2022
PRAGUE (AP) — Prague’s zoo has introduced a pair of critically endangered Chinese pangolins to the public ... Relations with China were further strained in 2020 when Prague signed a similar sister-city agreement with the Taiwanese capital, Taipei, a deal that also included cooperation between the zoos of the two cities.
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Prague Zoo introduces pangolins from Taiwan

Irish Independent 19 May 2022
The Czech government recognises the one-China principle, but Prague officials said they wanted to focus on cultural co-operation, not on politics.Relations with China were further strained in 2020 when Prague signed a similar sister-city agreement with the Taiwanese capital ...
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Czech Health Minister: Room for Romani refugees from Ukraine has to be found outside of Prague

Romano 15 May 2022
Czech Health Minister Vlastimil Válek (TOP 09) said today on CNN Prima News "Partie" program that localities outside of Prague must be found for accommodating Romani refugees from Ukraine ... The Health Minister said he is planning to meet with Mayor of Prague Zdeněk Hřib (Pirates) about the situation in the capital next week.
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The world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge just opened in the Czech Republic — take a ...

Business Insider 15 May 2022
Lukas Kabon/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images The world's longest suspended pedestrian bridge, Sky Bridge 721, just opened in the Czech Republic ... Take a look at the footbridge, which cost $8.4 million to build and can shake from the wind ... It's called Sky Bridge 721 ... Source ... The bridge is a 2.5-hour drive from Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic.
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Prague opens first refugee camp for Ukrainians fleeing war

Marietta Daily Journal 14 May 2022
Prague — As refugee facilities in the Czech capital have become exhausted with no sign of the exodus from the war in Ukraine slowing down, authorities in the Czech Republic opened a tented camp in Prague on Saturday. The facility ... .
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Ukraine: The spy war within the war

BBC News 14 May 2022
But what are Russia's intelligence services suspected of doing and how will their officials' expulsion from capitals affect Putin's clandestine overseas operations? ... This is symbolised by the unprecedented expulsion of 500 Russian officials from Western capitals.
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Prague Mayor tells Czech Govt that if refugees are not redistributed elsewhere in the country ...

Romano 13 May 2022
Refugees from Ukraine will not move into the "tent city" in Prague-Troja until the weekend ... Mayor of Prague Zdeněk Hřib (Pirates) informed reporters of that fact yesterday after the Prague Crisis Staff meeting ... He also said Prague's specific contribution to its operations has yet to be established. .
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Czech Republic to offer refugees from Ukraine who hold Hungarian passports transport by train to ...

Romano 13 May 2022
Rakušan claimed to have pointed out to Pintér that some such refugees are still waiting to be vetted in the Czech Republic, for example, those who have been sleeping at the main train station in the Czech capital, Prague.
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Spectacular world's longest suspension footbridge opens in Czech Republic

The Citizens 13 May 2022
Walking from one mountain to another, suspended high above ground with only a vast valley yawning below, isn't for the fainthearted ... Under construction for the past two years, the 721-meter-long-span (2,365 feet), appropriately named Sky Bridge 721, officially opened on May 13 ... Sky Bridge 721 is around 2.5 hours drive from Czech capital city Prague ... .
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Czech Interior Minister: Temporary shelter will be built so refugees do not have sleep in ...

Romano 11 May 2022
Prague reportedly no longer has accommodation capacities available for refugees arriving in the capital. Mayor Zdeněk Hřib (Pirates) also tweeted this morning that while the city has been considering creating a "tent town" for the refugees, he warned the Government that he considers that to be the choice of last resort.
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Russian diplomats spurned in Europe’s capitals

Metro USA 11 May 2022
Czech capital Prague changed the embassy’s street name to “Ukrainian HeroesStreet” while the district where the Russian embassy is based has requested that a Russian school building, unused since the Czechs expelled dozens of Russian diplomats, be made available for Ukrainian refugee children.
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Russian diplomats spurned in Europe's capitals

Reuters 11 May 2022
Czech capital Prague changed the embassy's street name to "Ukrainian Heroes' Street" while the district where the Russian embassy is based has requested that a Russian school building, unused since the Czechs expelled dozens of Russian diplomats, be made available for Ukrainian refugee children.
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The 10 safest countries in the world to holiday in. One of them is close to home

The Irish Times 11 May 2022
With the summer fast approaching, many are swapping their dressing gowns for swimwear and jetting off on their first holiday abroad since before the pandemic ... 10. Canada. Score. 1.33 ... 9 ... Even pickpocketing isn’t a huge problem in its cities, such as the popular capital Prague, making it an excellent holiday spot. Prague, capital of the Czech Republic ... 8 ... 7.
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2023 Europa Conference League final to be held in Prague

Anadolu Agency 10 May 2022
The 2023 UEFA Europa Conference League final will be played in the Czech capital Prague, the European football’s governing body said on Tuesday.
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Berlin's Olympiastadion awarded Euro 2024 final prior to UEFA Congress in Vienna

Inside The Games 10 May 2022
The Executive Committee also opted to award next year's 47th Ordinary UEFA Congress to Portugal's capital Lisbon, and the 2023 Europa Conference League final to Prague's Eden Arena ... Austria's capital Vienna is also the host city for tomorrow's 46th Ordinary UEFA Congress, due to be held at the Messe Wien Exhibition and Congress Center.

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