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Czech ex-president Havel to be buried Friday


December 19th, 2011 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The funeral of former Czech president Vaclav Havel, who died Sunday morning at the age of 75, will take place Friday, the CTK news ... Read more...

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Former Czech President Vaclav Havel dead at 75


December 18th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by BNO News
PRAGUE (BNO NEWS) -- Former Czech President Vaclav Havel, the playwright dissident who led his country out of communism, died in the northern Czech Republic on Sunday morning. He was 75.The statesman ... Read more...

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Former Czech president Vaclav Havel dies


December 18th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Prague, Dec 18 (IANS) Former Czech president Vaclav Havel, who was also a playwright, essayist and poet, has died at the age of 75 after a long illness, Xinhua reported ... Read more...

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Media censorship in China wrong: Dalai Lama


December 13th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 13 (IANS) A majority of the people in China do not know what the Dalai Lama's 'middle-way approach' for Tibet is, the Tibetan spiritual leader said Tuesday blaming ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to speak on human rights in Asia


December 10th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 10 (IANS) The Dalai Lama will be among those who will speak on human rights in Asia in Prague Sunday, a Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) official said ... Read more...

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Medvedev blasts German group for taking back Putin award


July 20th, 2011 - 8:09 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev blasted a German non-profit organisation for reversing its decision to award Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin with the Quadriga prize.Werkstatt Deutschland, ... Read more...

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Putin wins German award


July 10th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has won an award in Germany for his role in Russia's development."Putin deserves a separate chapter in a history book ... Read more...

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Chinese dissident nominated for Peace Nobel


February 4th, 2010 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Prague/Bratislava, Feb 4 (DPA) Czech and Slovak lawmakers nominated Liu Xiaobo, a leading Chinese dissident sentenced to 11 years in prison, for the Nobel Peace Prize, organisers said. Forty Czech lawmakers and 51 ... Read more...

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After Obama’s celebrity welcome in Prague, reality sets in


January 17th, 2010 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
By Andrew Yurkovsky Vienna, Jan 17 (DPA) In Eastern and Central Europe, US President Barack Obama may not have the same level of rock star appeal he enjoys in certain parts of ... Read more...

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Czechs mark 20 anniversary of Velvet Revolution


November 15th, 2009 - 7:07 am ICT by IANS
Prague, Nov 15 (DPA) Former Czech president Vaclav Havel opened festivities in Prague celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution, which toppled the communist regime in 1989. Lou Reed, Suzanne Vega ... Read more...

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China protests over Dalai Lama’s Prague visit


September 11th, 2009 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Prague, Sep 10 (DPA) China protested Thursday against a Prague visit by Tibet's exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, and Uighur human rights activist Rebiya Kadeer. They arrived in the Czech capital to ... Read more...

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Prince Charles says he will meet the Dalai Lama


March 20th, 2008 - 11:01 pm ICT by admin
London, March 20 (IANS) Prince Charles, a known admirer of the Dalai Lama, will meet the Tibetan spiritual leader when he visits Britain in May, the prince's office said Thursday. The confirmation ... Read more...

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