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Czechs turn out for biggest protests since the end of Communism 

Hundreds of thousands of Czechs gathered in Prague on Sunday to call for the resignation of Prime Minister Andrej Babiš in the biggest protests in the country’s capital since the fall of Communism thirty years ago. Organisers estimated that at least 250,000 people took part in the demonstration in Letná Park, …

Man-made Czech waterways help save carp, a Christmas treat

KRCIN, Czech Republic (AP) — Czechs will have to pay more for their traditional Christmas delicacy this year after a serious drought devastated the carp population this year. The drought overheated and dried out ponds, sucking oxygen from them and drastically reducing numbers of the fish in most parts of …

Medieval clock is back to counting off the hours in Prague

One of Prague’s major tourist attractions, the medieval astronomical clock, resumes operations in its former glory after major repairs that took more than eight months, in Prague, Czech Republic, Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek) PRAGUE (AP) — A medieval astronomical clock that is a major tourist attraction …