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2010-09-21 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES and FRANKFURT, Germany, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- DomainSponsor®, the domain monetization business of Oversee.net® and organizer of the DOMAINfest® series of conferences, today announced that it has obtained exclusive use of two highly popular Prague venues for the two dinner networking parties associated with its DOMAINfest Europe event, scheduled for October 5-7, 2010 at the Hotel InterContinental in Prague, Czech Republic....

2010-03-03 09:05:00

Miami Show to benefit relief efforts MIAMI, March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The City of Prague and Michael School are proud to announce "Prague for Haiti" Show in Miami featuring a collection of 70 limited edition photographs created by exceptional art students responding in support of relief efforts for Haitian children. The fundraising exhibit organized by Michael School and sponsored by the City of Prague will donate all sale proceeds to Doctors without Borders and Partners in...

2009-07-14 21:30:20

(All times Eastern) -0- Baseball No major league games scheduled -0- Cycling Tour de France 11th Stage, 119.3 miles, Vatan to St. Fargeau -0- Men's Tennis Swedish Open at Bastad, Sweden Mercedes Cup at Stuttgart, Germany -0- Women's Tennis Prague Open at Prague, Czech Republic Palermo International at Palermo, Italy

2009-07-13 22:30:00

(All times Eastern) -0- Baseball All-Star Game in St. Louis, 8:05 p.m. -0- Men's Tennis Swedish Open at Bastad, Sweden Mercedes Cup at Stuttgart, Germany -0- Women's Tennis Prague Open at Prague, Czech Republic Italian Open at Palermo, Italy -0- Cycling Tour de France 10th Stage, 194.5 km, Limoges to Issoudun

2009-06-26 12:20:00

A California-based Web site has ranked the Top Five Leaning Buildings and Monuments Not in Pisa, including a German church and an Estonian museum. VirtualTourist.com said while Italy's leaning tower of Pisa may be the most famous of off-kilter buildings, it is certainly not alone in the category. Germany's Oberkirche church in the town of Bad Frankenhausen is believed to lean two extra inches each year, giving it an even greater slant than Pisa. Meanwhile, Estonia's Tartu Art Museum bears a...

2009-02-03 07:05:00

Premieres nationwide beginning February 28 on PBS (check local listings) NEW YORK, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- VISIONS(R): THE GREAT CITIES OF EUROPE gives viewers an overview of some of Europe's most interesting cities - London, Amsterdam, the French Riviera and Monaco, Rome, Vienna, Budapest, Prague, Dublin, Florence, Venice and Paris - for the ultimate tour. VISIONS(R): THE GREAT CITIES OF EUROPE samples a variety of cultures like no guide book could. From the air we see the majestic...

2008-10-03 03:00:13

By Anonymous SIGNAL's guide to Web resources Situated in the heart of Europe, the city of Prague has been an imperial capital, an artistic center and a trade and political hub during its long history. Its worldrenowned medieval and Renaissance architecture has served as a backdrop to some of the most riveting historical events of the last century such as the Velvet Revolution. This grand city will host AFCEA's TechNet Europe 2008 symposium October 15-17. Prague has many things to offer...

2008-09-27 12:00:36

Text of report in English by Czech national public-service news agency CTK Prague, 27 September: The Czech Nazi Internet magazine Posledni generace (Last Generation), for which two of its contributors were given prison sentences on Thursday [25 September], still works and does not seem likely to disappear from the Internet, the daily Lidove noviny (LN) writes today. The web page is registered in the USA where a different law is valid. As a result, the police and courts cannot intervene...

2008-09-24 12:00:31

Dopravni podnik hlavniho mesta Prahy (DPHMP) (Prague, Czech Republic), city public transport company, will receive CEK 500 mil from the city of Prague for the purchase of the tramway cars of the type 14T with the design Porsche in 2008. DPHMP should buy a total of 60 tramway cars of the type 14T. In Sep 2008, 18 pieces of the tramway cars remain to be supplied. DPHMP should take the majority of them by the end of 2008. The price of one piece of the tramway car is over CEK 50 mil. (c) 2008...

2008-09-09 09:00:44

Text of report in English by Czech national public-service news agency CTK Prague, 9 September: A Czech court today sentenced Radovan Krejcir, fugitive Czech billionaire, in absentia to seven years in prison in connection with the abduction of entrepreneur Jakub Konecny. Krejcir is suspected of having Konecny kidnapped in 2002. Today's verdict has not yet taken effect, it can be appealed. Originally published by CTK news agency, Prague, in English 1319 9 Sep 08. (c) 2008 BBC...

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