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The Prague Society would like to express its solidarity with the Ukrainian people, especially...

CAPE TOWN, 6 DECEMBER 2013. It was with the greatest sadness that I have learned of the...

The new Canadian ambassador in Prague is associated with major corruption scandal and has...

Eastern Europe's first democratic PM after communism, died on Monday. He was 86.

Prague Society Articles

Lockerbie's lasting emptiness

LONDON, May 23, 2006 -- Steven Russell Berrell. Alexander Lowenstein. Frederick Sandford "Sandy" Phillips.
A fellow fraternal brother, a surfer with a big heart, a student government vice president who had returned to study -- fellow Syracusans I knew. All murdered.
They were undergraduates. I...

And They All Came

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, March 21, 2006 (UPI) -- To a standing ovation and great sympathetic applause, Nobel Laureate Nelson Mandela -- Madiba as he is known with great affection -- slowly and carefully...

de Klerk at 70

FRANKFURT, Germany, March 15, 2006 (UPI). With tenacity and leadership he fought the odds. While others doubted, he believed. While others scoffed, he pushed forward. An Afrikaner, a European and an African -- F.W. de Klerk knew democracy must belong to all South Africans.

"It seems a world ago,"...

De Klerk's Legacy

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, May 20, 2004 (UPI) -- Former South African President F.W. de Klerk won the Nobel Peace Prize. He is a statesman, a leader and a man who, at great risk to himself, ended an oppressive system of racial prejudice. Yet, 10 years after the end of Apartheid, and in spite of all his...