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Czech neolithic wooden well dates back 7,300 years, experts say

Czech neolithic wooden well dates back 7,300 years, experts say

An ancient wooden water well in the Czech Republic has been dated to 5,256-55 BC, making it the oldest, best conserved construction of its kind worldwide, researchers said on Wednesday.

Six shot dead in Czech hospital attack, suspect shoots himself

Six shot dead in Czech hospital attack, suspect shoots himself

A gunman opened fire Tuesday in a hospital in the eastern Czech city of Ostrava, killing four men and two women in what the premier called an ‘immense tragedy’.

Czech international footballer killed after Turkish bus crash

Czech international footballer killed after Turkish bus crash

Czech international Josef Sural has died of injuries he sustained in a minibus crash while returning with teammates from a match in southern Turkey, his Turkish club Aytemiz Alanyaspor said on Monday.

Qatar Chamber, Czech delegation discuss joint investment opportunities in tourism, jewellery trade

Qatar Chamber, Czech delegation discuss joint investment opportunities in tourism, jewellery trade

Private sector leader Qatar Chamber has discussed investment opportunities in the tourism sector and jewellery trade with a trade delegation from the Czech Republic in a meeting held in Doha.

East-west clash as Czechs vote for new president

East-west clash as Czechs vote for new president

Czech President Milos Zeman appeared Saturday to be heading for a run-off as polls closed in a presidential election pitting the pro-Russian incumbent against a flock of more liberal pro-European rivals.

Strong winds batter central Europe, killing at least five

Strong winds batter central Europe, killing at least five

Strong winds battered northern and central Europe on Sunday, killing two people in Poland, two in the Czech Republic and one in Germany, with rail traffic in large sections of Germany to remain suspended until Monday.

Czech voters seen handing power to billionaire businessman Babis

Czech voters seen handing power to billionaire businessman Babis

Czechs voted on Saturday in the final day of a parliamentary election likely to bring a billionaire businessman to power on promises to cut taxes, weed out political corruption and stand firm against immigration.

Cabbies block traffic at Prague airport to protest against Uber

Cabbies block traffic at Prague airport to protest against Uber

Czech taxi drivers on Monday blocked traffic at Prague's international airport to protest what they and many of their counterparts abroad call unfair competition from the controversial ride-sharing app Uber.

Czech 'GyroDrive' beats flying cars for hybrid licence

Czech 'GyroDrive' beats flying cars for hybrid licence

As global automakers compete to bring the first flying car to market, Czech pilot Pavel Brezina is trying a different tack: instead of creating a car that flies, he has made a ‘GyroDrive’ -- a mini helicopter you can drive.

Czech PM won't resign, but aims to fire finance minister

Czech PM won't resign, but aims to fire finance minister

Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka abruptly changed tack in his battle to remove Finance Minister Andrej Babis on Friday, taking back a pledge to resign and instead seeking only the dismissal of his main political rival.