Thousands rally in Prague to commemorate Jan Palach

Thousands of people marched through central Prague Wednesday to commemorate Czech student Jan Palach who set himself alight exactly 50 years ago in protest against a Soviet-led occupation of former Czechoslovakia. Palach, a Prague philosophy student, poured petrol over his body and set himself on fire at the top of Prague’s central Wenceslas Square on January 16, 1969. He died in hospital three days later.

Hundreds compete at world Sudoku championships in Prague

Hundreds of competitors from 33 different countries gather in Prague for the annual world Sudoku and puzzle championships. Sudoku was invented in 1979 by American Howard Garns and saw its heyday start in 2004 when it was first published in The Times. The world sudoku championships and the world puzzle championships merged in 2011.

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‘Hunger stones’ tell centuries-old tale of drought

Recent drought has uncovered so-called hunger stones in the Elbe river in the Czech Republic. The boulder in the northwestern town of Decin, north of the capital Prague, is roughly the size of a utility van and bears the foreboding inscription, “When you see me, weep”.

Barrel organ festival fills Prague with old music

Two dozen barrel organ players displayed their skills in Prague’s city centre within an eight-day festival that has attracted virtuosos from across Europe. Organ grinders from Austria, France, Germany, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland and the Czech Republic offered music ranging from Mozart or Verdi to ABBA. The festival will continue in other Czech towns and cities, with more players due to take part.

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Prague Zoo Celebrates Birth of Baby Gibbon

(14 Aug 2018) Eight days after its birth in captivity, a rare newborn Silvery Gibbon has gone on public display at the Prague Zoo in the Czech Republic. (Aug. 14)

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