Category: Czechs Abroad

Tenis: Teenage sensation Marketa Vondrousova reaches French Open semifinals after beating Croatia’s Petra Martic; 19-year-old Sokolov, Karlovy Vary Region native yet to lose a set at Roland Garros (Reuters via Yahoo!) [Social Media Post] 0

Tenis: Teenage sensation Marketa Vondrousova reaches French Open semifinals after beating Croatia’s Petra Martic; 19-year-old Sokolov, Karlovy Vary Region native yet to lose a set at Roland Garros (Reuters via Yahoo!) [Social Media Post]

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Video: German traffic cop deeply unimpressed by Czech truck driver taking photos of fatal road accident in northern Bavaria (CT24 on Facebook) [Social Media Post] 0

Video: German traffic cop deeply unimpressed by Czech truck driver taking photos of fatal road accident in northern Bavaria (CT24 on Facebook) [Social Media Post]

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Breaking: Shot accidentally fired onboard plane carrying Prime Minister Andrej Babis by member of his security detail; nobody injured; incident took place while plane was still at Brussels airport (Ceska televize) [Social Media Post] 0

Breaking: Shot accidentally fired onboard plane carrying Prime Minister Andrej Babis by member of his security detail; nobody injured; incident took place while plane was still at Brussels airport (Ceska televize) [Social Media Post]

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Supreme Audit Office (NKU) president Miroslav Kala and members of parliament’s budgetary control committee visit Peru at Czech taxpayer’s expense: business-class flights, luxury hotels, visits to Cuzco and Machu Picchu, and just 2 official meetings in 7 days (iROZHLAS) [corrected] 0

Supreme Audit Office (NKU) president Miroslav Kala and members of parliament’s budgetary control committee visit Peru at Czech taxpayer’s expense: business-class flights, luxury hotels, visits to Cuzco and Machu Picchu, and just 2 official meetings in 7 days (iROZHLAS) [corrected]

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Hokej: Boston Bruins’ Czech star David “Pasta” Pastrnak gets his own US TV ad, for doughnut chain Dunkin’ (YouTube) [Social Media Post] 0

Hokej: Boston Bruins’ Czech star David “Pasta” Pastrnak gets his own US TV ad, for doughnut chain Dunkin’ (YouTube) [Social Media Post]

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Mysterious staged video of President Zeman giving his walking stick to old Chinese woman sent to several Czech media outlets; presidential spokesman Jiri Ovcacek calls it “cute fake” (YouTube) [Social Media Post] 0

Mysterious staged video of President Zeman giving his walking stick to old Chinese woman sent to several Czech media outlets; presidential spokesman Jiri Ovcacek calls it “cute fake” (YouTube) [Social Media Post]

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BREAKING: Czech footballer Josef Sural killed in minibus accident in Turkey, aged 28; Alanyaspor and Czech national team midfielder previously played for Sparta Praha, Liberec and Brno (Nova) [Social Media Post] 0

BREAKING: Czech footballer Josef Sural killed in minibus accident in Turkey, aged 28; Alanyaspor and Czech national team midfielder previously played for Sparta Praha, Liberec and Brno (Nova) [Social Media Post]

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Czech gunmaker Ceska zbrojovka Uhersky Brod (CZUB) to open factory employing 565 people in Little Rock, Arkansas; Zlin Region-based firearms manufacturer to invest $90 million in the US plant (Arkansas Times) [Social Media Post] 0

Czech gunmaker Ceska zbrojovka Uhersky Brod (CZUB) to open factory employing 565 people in Little Rock, Arkansas; Zlin Region-based firearms manufacturer to invest $90 million in the US plant (Arkansas Times) [Social Media Post]

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Mission led by Charles University Egyptologist Mohamed Megahed discovers name of previously unknown Ancient Egyptian queen: Setibhor (Ahram) [Social Media Post] 0

Mission led by Charles University Egyptologist Mohamed Megahed discovers name of previously unknown Ancient Egyptian queen: Setibhor (Ahram) [Social Media Post]

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