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  • Czech Republic wants trade with Pakistan

    RAWALPINDI: Lukas Musil, Charge d’ Affaires at the Embassy of the Czech Republic on Friday said that his country was keen to promote trade relations with Pakistan and would support any action initiated in this regard...

    The Czech Republic is known for its high quality engineered products in the agricultural sector, but Pakistan’s business community can also benefit from the country’s information technology, telecommunications, and...

  • Czech Republic wants trade with Pakistan

    RAWALPINDI: Lukas Musil, Charge d’ Affaires at the Embassy of the Czech Republic on Friday said that his country was keen to promote trade relations with Pakistan and would support any action initiated in this regard...

    The Czech Republic is known for its high quality engineered products in the agricultural sector, but Pakistan’s business community can also benefit from the country’s information technology, telecommunications, and...

  • Czech Republic paid ransom

    PRAGUE: President Milos Zeman says the Czech Republic paid a ransom for the release of two Czech women who were kidnapped in Pakistan in 2013...

    Hana Humpalova and Antonie Chrastecka were on the road from Iran to Quetta when they were seized in March 2013...

  • World’s deepest underwater cave found in the Czech Republic

    WARSAW: A team of explorers say they’ve discovered that a cave in the eastern Czech Republic is the world’s deepest flooded fissure, going at least 404 metres (1,325 feet) deep...

    Polish explorer Krzysztof Starnawski, who led the team, said on Friday that he felt like a “Columbus of the 21th century” to have made the discovery near the Czech town of Hranice...

  • Bulgarian jailed for threatening attacks in Pakistan over Czech woman's arrest

    A young Bulgarian man was sentenced to 40 months in jail by a Czech court on Tuesday over messages threatening terror attacks in Pakistan unless Islamabad freed a woman arrested with heroin in the country earlier this year...

    The regional court in Plzen, west of Prague, found 21-year-old Nikolai Simeonov Ivanov guilty of sending the threats by email and text message to a television channel and news website in Pakistan...

  • Militant attack kills nine Afghan employees of Czech NGO: officials

    MAZAR SHARIF: Nine Afghan employees of a Czech aid organisation were killed when militants attacked their guesthouse in northern Afghanistan early on Tuesday, officials said...

    The victims were employees of People in Need (PIN), a Czech organisation which has been delivering humanitarian aid around Afghanistan since 2001...

  • Gunmen kill nine Afghan employees of Czech charity

    Mazar-i-Sharif: Gunmen killed nine Afghan employees of a Czech aid organisation in their beds during an overnight raid in northern Afghanistan on Tuesday, one of the deadliest recent attacks on humanitarian workers in the war-battered country...

    The nine victims were shot as they slept in a guesthouse belonging to People in Need (PIN), a Czech organisation that has been active in Afghanistan since 2001, delivering aid to remote...

  • Czech survivor recounts ordeal on NZ mountain

    WELLINGTON: A Czech hiker who survived a month trapped in a remote snow-bound hut in New Zealand after her partner died in a fall said on Friday she knew it would be perilous to try to reach civilisation...

    “I made a few attempts to walk out from the hut, but my feet, the weather conditions and the deep snow discouraged me from doing so,” she said...

  • Czech govt paid $6m ransom for two women kidnapped in Balochistan: report

    PRAGUE: The Czech government paid a $6 million ransom to secure the release last year of two women kidnapped in Pakistan, the Respekt weekly reports in its Monday edition...

    Czech psychology students Hana Humpalova and Antonie Chrastecka, both 24 at the time, were seized by armed men in March 2013 in Balochistan near the shared borders with Afghanistan and Iran...

  • Lorenzo wins Czech MotoGP to tighten championship race

    BRNO: Spain’s Jorge Lorenzo won the Czech MotoGP on Sunday for his fifth triumph of the season to tighten the championship fight with his Yamaha team-mate Valentino Rossi after 11 out of 18 races...

    ”With a perfect start from pole, Lorenzo took the lead — followed by Marquez — and gradually sped away, steadily stretching his advantage throughout the race...

  • Rosol, Tsonga to open Czech Davis Cup tie against France

    PRAGUE: French number one Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will take on the Czech Republic’s number two Lukas Rosol in the opening rubber of the Davis Cup World Group quarter-final tie following Thursday’s draw...

    The 10th-ranked Tsonga will face 78th-ranked Rosol on the hardcourt of the Werk Arena in the eastern Czech town of Trinec at 1000 GMT on Friday...

  • Swiss, Czech climbers summit Trango Towers

    ISLAMABAD: After a successful summit of the Trango Towers, the Swiss and Czech climbers who made the 6,000 meter trek said the mountains were farther,taller and harder than they looked...

    “It is a 6,000 meter vertical wall and very difficult to climb,” said Swiss alpinist Lorenz Frutiger, who is visiting Pakistan for the first time like his colleagues...

  • Muslims ‘impossible to integrate’ in Europe, says Czech leader

    PRAGUE: Czech President Milos Zeman, known for his fiery anti-migrant comments, said on Sunday that it was almost impossible to integrate the Muslim community into European society...

    “Integration is possible with cultures that are similar, and the similarities may vary,” pointing out that the Vietnamese and Ukrainian communities had been able to integrate into Czech society...

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