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Czechs: European nation and an ethnic group native to the Czech Republic
The Czechs, or the Czech people, are a West Slavic ethnic group and a nation native to the Czech Republic in Central Europe, who share a common ancestry, culture, history, and Czech language.

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Coronavirus: Czech schools and bars shut in new emergency

To combat soaring Covid infections the Czechs are closing schools, bars, clubs and restaurants.
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Scotland come from behind to beat makeshift Czechs

Scotland come from behind to beat a makeshift Czech Republic and go top of their Nations League group.
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Coronavirus: Czechs hold party to 'farewell' pandemic

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Czechs lay ground for further easing of coronavirus measures

The Czech Republic will loosen many remaining restrictions imposed to curb the spread of the coronavirus in the coming weeks, allowing larger crowds to gather, people to mostly ditch face masks and..
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Czechs expel two Russian diplomats over hoax poison plot

Relations have frayed over the recent removal of a statue but the fake plot has soured ties further.
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Czechs drop travel restrictions for Austria, Germany, Hungary from noon on Friday

The Czech government agreed to fully open its borders with neighbours Austria and Germany and allow unrestricted travel to and from Hungary from noon on Friday, Prime Minister Andrej Babis said.
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Czechs to free up travel with Germany, Austria, Hungary on Friday: CTK agency

The Czech government will drop restrictions on travel to and from Austria, Germany and Hungary on Friday, Prime Minister Andrej Babis was quoted as saying on Thursday.
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Czechs to open foreign travel in line with countries' virus risk

The Czech Republic said on Monday it would open up foreign travel from June 15 after introducing a system to classify other countries according to their coronavirus risk.
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Smiling Czechs ditch masks and return to restaurants and schools

Smiles were visible again as Czechs ventured out without masks on Monday and returned to restaurants and schools after some of their country's last coronavirus restrictions were lifted.
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Czechs say epidemic under control; further lockdown easing on Monday

Czech health authorities believe the spread of the new coronavirus is under control despite a tick-up in cases in recent days, as the country prepares to open pubs, hotels and relax mask-wearing rules..
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Czechs may allow easy travel to and from coronavirus-safe countries from June 8

The Czech Republic is planning to ease travel between the central European country and other countries deemed safe from risks of coronavirus from June 8, Health Minister Adam Vojtech said on Monday.
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Czechs to take major steps to relax virus restrictions

The Czech Republic will take major steps to relax its coronavirus lockdown measures from May 25, opening restaurants, hotels and pools and allowing gatherings of hundreds of people, health officials..
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Czechs will not need masks when in open spaces from May 25: government

Czechs no longer need to wear face masks in most public spaces starting on May 25, the government decided on Monday, in the latest easing of restrictions it put in place to curb the new coronavirus..
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Thirsty Czechs toast return to beer gardens as lockdown eases

Thirsty Czechs were allowed to return to beer gardens on Monday in one of the government's most eagerly anticipated measures to relax coronavirus restrictions.
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Czechs ease more travel bans, add help for coronavirus-hit firms

The Czech Republic will lift a ban on international bus and train travel from May 11 as the government on Monday rolled back more of its measures to combat the coronavirus outbreak and added aid to..
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No popcorn at movies as Czechs prepare to reopen cinemas and other businesses

The Czech Republic outlined rules on Friday for cinemas, hairdressers and other businesses to re-open on May 11 that include a food and drink ban at the movies as the country eases restrictions aimed..
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Czechs to allow cultural and sports events with up to 100 people in next reopening wave

The Czech government will allow cultural and sport events with up to 100 people to go ahead from May 11 as part of a next phase of relaxing restrictions imposed to combat the spread of the new..
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Czechs say coronavirus spread contained, to carefully reopen

The spread of the novel coronavirus has been contained in the Czech Republic and the government will continue to cautiously open up the economy, Health Minister Adam Vojtech said on Thursday.
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Czechs report six-week low in daily rise of new coronavirus cases

The Czech Republic has reported its lowest daily rise in new coronavirus cases in more than six weeks as it eases out of a lockdown imposed to curb the spread of infection.
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Czechs lift ban on movement and travel, speed up reopening shops as new COVID-19 cases slow

The Czech Republic eased restrictions on Thursday aimed at slowing the spread of the new coronavirus after a drop in new cases sparked optimism the outbreak had so far been brought under control.
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Czechs to test 27,000 people to gauge coronavirus antibodies

The Czech Republic will test 27,000 people for coronavirus antibodies to gain information on how many came into contact with the infection, officials said on Tuesday.
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Czechs to lift coronavirus lockdown on shops, restaurants over next two months

The Czech government will allow stores and restaurants to reopen gradually over the next two months to reawaken an economy paralysed by the coronavirus lockdown, officials said on Tuesday.
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Russia tells Czechs to hand over dismantled statue of Soviet commander

Russia has told the Czech Republic to hand over the statue of a prominent Soviet military commander that was dismantled in Prague last week despite Moscow's protests, escalating a rancorous diplomatic..
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Czechs hope targeted 'smart quarantine' plan will let them lift blanket restrictions

The Czech Republic is planning to roll out a system of quickly tracking and isolating contacts of people with coronavirus to eventually allow the lifting of blanket restrictions that are slowing the..
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Czechs to start easing restrictions as coronavirus infections slow

The Czech government agreed on Monday to relax some lockdown measures that have stifled the economy as growth of new coronavirus infections has been levelling off in recent days, officials said.
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From former first lady to Boy Scouts, Czechs ramp up home mask production

The former first lady and wife of the late Vaclav Havel uses old theater drapes. Boy Scouts work with donated material, while others cut up old T-shirts as Czechs create home-made masks to fight the..
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Czechs seize 700,000 masks needed against coronavirus outbreak

The Czech authorities seized nearly 700,000 face masks that are needed against the coronavirus outbreak from a company seeking a higher price for the shipment, Interior Minister Jan Hamacek said on..
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Czechs seal off some towns to prevent coronavirus spread

Czech authorities sealed off an area in the east of the country on Monday morning to prevent the coronavirus from spreading, the mayor of a town in the region said.
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Czech government bans most travel in and out of country to fight coronavirus

The Czech government has imposed a ban on foreigners entering the country and Czechs traveling abroad as of Monday as it tries to curb the coronavirus outbreak, Prime Minister Andrej Babis said on..
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Czechs returning from 15 high-risk countries must quarantine themselves - foreign minister

The Czech government will require people returning from all high-risk countries to quarantine themselves, widening a requirement so far only applied to those returning from Italy, Foreign Minister..
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Czechs shut borders to travelers from 15 countries

The Czech Republic will close its borders to travelers crossing from Germany and Austria and also ban the entry of foreigners coming from other risky countries to contain the coronavirus outbreak,..
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Czechs to start checks on German, Austrian borders: interior minister

The Czech Republic is introducing controls on its borders with Germany and Austria and banning crossings away from official frontier border posts to help fight the spread of the coronavirus, Interior..
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Czechs starts border checks of foreigners suspected of having coronavirus

The Czech government will start border checks of arriving foreign travelers suspected of having coronavirus, Interior Minister Jan Hamacek said on Monday.
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Avalanches in Austrian Alps kill at least six

Five of the victims are believed to be Czechs on a walking trip, the sixth is a police officer.
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Czechs call for billionaire prime minister to resign

Thousands of Czechs protested against Prime Minister Andrej Babis for a second week in a row on Tuesday after prosecutors reopened a case into alleged subsidy fraud and Brussels declared a conflict of..
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Czechs keep up protests against PM Babis after EU report

Thousands of Czechs protested against Prime Minister Andrej Babis for a second week in a row on Tuesday after prosecutors reopened a case into alleged subsidy fraud and Brussels declared a conflict of..
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EU finds Czechs should return subsidies due to PM Babis's business conflict: reports

The European Commission has determined that the Czech Republic must return hundreds of millions of crowns in EU subsidies as Prime Minister Andrej Babis did not sufficiently separate himself from..
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Czechs celebrate Velvet Revolution anniversary with music and marches

Czechs celebrated the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution on Sunday, flocking to central Prague for concerts and speeches to mark the end of communist rule.
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Marking 30 years since Velvet Revolution, huge Czech protest calls on PM to quit

Around a quarter-million Czechs flooded central Prague on Saturday to mark 30 years since the Velvet Revolution toppled communism in then-Czechoslovakia, with protesters demanding that billionaire..
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Czechs rally against political leaders on eve of Velvet Revolution anniversary

Around a quarter million Czechs rallied against the prime minister and president on Saturday over concerns the pair are chipping away at democracy in the deeply divided nation celebrating the 30th..
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30 years after the Velvet Revolution, the Czechs are back on the streets

30 years after the velvet revolution, the czechs are back on the streets
(CNN)For many Czechs, Sunday's anniversary of the Velvet Revolution will be a bittersweet moment. Nearly three decades after the collapse of the Communist regime, people will mark a dramatic moment in..
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Adolf Hitler mask: Czech police probe shop in Prague

"The Czechs suffered so much under the Nazis," a German official who saw the mask tweets.
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Czechs must build nuclear plants even if in breach of EU law, says PM

The Czech Republic will have to build new nuclear power plants to replace aging coal and nuclear capacity even if they are in breach of European law, Prime Minister Andrej Babis said on Wednesday.
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Czechs get three bids for $2.1 billion fighting vehicle purchase

The Czech Republic has received preliminary bids from BAE Systems, General Dynamics European Land Systems and Rheinmetall Landsysteme for its planned purchase of 210 infantry fighting vehicles, the..
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Czechs pick Bell for $622 million army helicopter deal

The Czech Republic will buy 12 military helicopters from U.S. maker Bell in a deal priced at 14.5 billion crowns ($622 million), Defence Minister Lubomir Metnar said on Thursday.
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Czech protesters demand PM Babis's fall over investigation, business ties

Tens of thousands of Czechs hit the streets on Tuesday to demand the resignation of billionaire Prime Minister Andrej Babis over alleged conflicts of interest involving his former business empire and..
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Czech protesters gather to demand PM Babis's fall

Tens of thousands of Czechs hit the streets on Tuesday to demand the resignation of billionaire Prime Minister Andrej Babis over alleged conflicts of interest and an investigation over a decade-old EU..
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