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Dinner event with Czech ambassador celebrates Czech culture in Nebraska

The Daily Nebraskan 03 Feb 2023
Amid Czech folk music and socializing, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln welcomed the ambassador of the Czech Republic to Nebraska during a diplomatic mission dinner party at the Nebraska East Union on Wednesday ... “I was also amazed by the scale of collaboration we are having between the Czech Republic and Nebraska.
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House Speaker Responds to China Over Taiwan Visit

The Epoch Times 03 Feb 2023
Global pushback against the Chinese Communist Party. Beijing warns U.S. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy not to visit Taiwan. In Europe, the Czech Republic’s House speaker plans to visit Taiwan, too ... schools ... Topics in this episode. ... Lantos Swett ....
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At last, populism in Europe is losing its mojo

Economist 02 Feb 2023
Square-jawed and white-haired, the 61-year-old Czech looks every bit the airborne platoon leader turned top NATO general, then aspiring statesman ... Mr Babis had already been ousted as prime minister (the more important position in Czech politics) in 2021, albeit only because his top-ranked party could not find partners to form a coalition.
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One year on: how will the Ukraine war end?

The Spectator 02 Feb 2023
But Hungary, Austria and Croatia remain defiantly opposed to sending more military hardware; the Italian right is deeply split; and there have been sporadic anti-war demonstrations in Germany and the Czech Republic.
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China: Beijing accuses Czech President-elect Petr Pavel of going back on his word, lacking credibility

Ruptly 31 Jan 2023
"The Chinese side once again urges the Czech parties concerned to earnestly abide by the political commitment of the one-China principle, take immediate and effective measures to eliminate the negative impact of this incident, and avoid causing irreparable losses to the ...
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China: Czech President-elect Petr Pavel is 'stepping on China’s red line', going back on his promise over Taiwan - MOFA spox

Ruptly 31 Jan 2023
"The Chinese side once again urges the Czech parties concerned to earnestly abide by the political commitment of the one-China principle, take immediate and effective measures to eliminate the negative impact of this incident, and avoid causing irreparable losses to the relations between China and the Czech Republic," she continued.
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This Day in History - January 30

Jamaica Observer 30 Jan 2023
Today is the 30th day of 2023. There are 335 days left in the year. TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT ... The Communist Party loses the majority in the Czech Parliament which it dominated for four decades ... The United States grants a limited visa to Gerry Adams, president of Sinn Fein, the Northern Irish political party that supports the outlawed Irish Republican Army ... .
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Retired general Pavel wins Czech presidential election

China.dot.org 29 Jan 2023
Presidential candidate, retired general Petr Pavel, leaves a polling station in the village of Cernoucek, the Czech Republic, Jan ... The second round of the Czech presidential election concluded Saturday, with retired general Petr Pavel winning over former prime minister Andrej Babis, according to official results.
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Pro-western Petr Pavel sweeps to landslide win in race for Czech presidency

The Observer 29 Jan 2023
He also tried to capitalise on Pavel’s past membership of the then ruling Communist party before it was toppled in the 1989 Velvet Revolution – brazenly overlooking his own previous role, confirmed by a court ruling, as an informer for the communist-era secret police and his backing from the current Czech communists.
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2nd LD Writethru: Retired general Pavel wins Czech presidential election

China.dot.org 28 Jan 2023
28 (Xinhua) -- The second round of the Czech presidential election concluded Saturday, with retired general Petr Pavel winning over former prime minister Andrej Babis, according to official results ... Voters cast their ballots on Friday and Saturday, with Czechs abroad heading to the polls on Thursday.
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Ex-NATO general scores victory over populist in Czech vote

Killeen Daily Herald 28 Jan 2023
A newcomer to Czech politics, Pavel has also been forced to answer questions about his membership in Czechoslovakia’s communist party in the 1980s and aspirations to join the Warsaw Pact nation’s military intelligence. Pavel has called his party affiliation in his youth a mistake, for which he’s compensated by serving with NATO militaries.
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Retired Czech general Pavel set for presidential win

Reuters 28 Jan 2023
PRAGUE, Jan 28 (Reuters) - Former Czech army chief Petr Pavel, a strongly pro-Western candidate who backs aid ... A dominant force in Czech politics for the past decade and leader of parliament's biggest opposition party, Babis had also called the election a referendum on him.
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Bend Brewfest latest big festival to cancel in 2023, but local events stepping up

The Oregonian 27 Jan 2023
An anniversary party will be held at noon Saturday, Jan ... Life’s a Beach Barrel-Aged Sour Beach Party. Final Draft Taphouse of Vancouver holds its third annual beach party, featuring barrel-aged sours, summer-themed activities and summer giveaways ... “Flavors of citrus, berry, and sweet fruit.” A release party is being held today from 4-10 p.m.
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Petr Pavel: who is the ex-army chief leading Czech presidential election race?

Reuters 24 Jan 2023
Czech presidents do not carry much day-to-day executive power but have a say in foreign policy, appoint prime ministers and central bank leaders, and are powerful opinion makers ... That start, and membership in the Communist Party - where Babis also was - is tough to swallow for some Czechs who have hoped for a candidate unburdened by the past.
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The would-be president and the press (that he owns)

Columbia Journalism Review 24 Jan 2023
Many Czech journalists were furious about the ads ... (Forbes currently ranks his net worth as the 677th highest in the world.) Babiš entered politics in 2011 at the head of ANO, a new party—whose name means “Yes” in Czech and is also an acronym for “Action of Dissatisfied Citizens”—that campaigned on an anti-establishment and anti-corruption platform.

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