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One of the Worldâ€™s Oldest Clocks Stops Ticking, Briefly
The Astronomical Clock in Prague has been taken apart for maintenance. The cityâ€™s clock master has until August to finish restoring it.
Czech Republic Faces Political Turmoil After No-Confidence Vote
Prime Minister Andrej Babis, a billionaire oligarch whose upstart party won elections in October, has struggled to persuade rival groups to join a coalition.
In Czech Election, a Choice Between Leaning East or West
A presidential vote will help decide whether the Czech Republic continues to be drawn toward Russia and China or fully re-embraces the European Union.
Czech President Faces a Runoff After First Round of Voting
President Milos Zeman failed to win re-election in the countryâ€™s first round and will face a runoff against Jiri Drahos, a former president of the Czech Republicâ€™s Academy of Sciences.
Epiphany Celebrations Around the World
Christians see the official end to the Christmas holiday as Jan. 6, which commemorates the three kingsâ€™ visit to the baby Jesus.
European Far-Right Leaders, Meeting to Condemn the E.U., Are Greeted With Boos
Marine Le Pen was at a conference of the Europe of Nations and Freedom outside Prague that drew protesters who shouted â€śShameâ€ť and denounced populism and xenophobia.
Communist-Era Crooner and Far-Right Metal Band Share a Spotlight
â€śThe Sinatra of the Eastâ€ť and a heavy metal group known for anti-Muslim lyrics were honored in the Czech Republicâ€™s answer to the Grammys.
Leprechauns of Eastern Europe
When growth goes to foreign investors.
Skiing or Snowboarding? Ester Ledecka Chose Both
Ledecka, a 22-year-old Czech, is attempting to become the first athlete to compete in skiing and snowboarding at the Olympics.
In Prague, Design Thrives in Intimate Shops
Peterâ€™s quarter offers spots that add an artistic touch to apparel, housewares and accessories.
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