Czech republic

Czech Soldiers place a wreath during a ceremony outside the Czech Radio building in Prague to commemorate the 46th anniversary of the Soviet-led occupation of the former Czechoslovakia in 1968

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Soldiers place a wreath during a ceremony outside the Czech Radio building in Prague to commemorate the 46th anniversary of the Soviet-led occupation of the former Czechoslovakia in 1968

Participants of the Khamoro World Roma Festival dance through the historical centre of Prague May 30, 2014. The festival aims to showcase Roma culture and improve relations between society and members of the Roma community, according to the organisers.

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Participants of the Khamoro World Roma Festival dance through the historical centre of Prague

A worker of Security Services Archive searches files in The Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes in Prague. When Czechs threw off Communism in 1989, they adopted strict rules marginalising anyone with ties to the repressive old regime. But now they are asking whether it's time to move on. The soul-searching has been stirred by Andrej Babis, a businessman-turned politician poised to join a new coalition government despite allegations - which he denies - of past collaboration with the Communist secret police.

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A worker of the Security Services Archive searches files in the Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes in Prague. When Czechs threw off communism in 1989, they adopted strict rules marginalising anyone with ties to the repressive old regime. But now they are asking whether it’s time to move on. The soul-searching has been stirred by Andrej Babis, a businessman-turned-politician poised to join a new coalition government despite allegations – which he denies – of past collaboration with the communist secret police.

People cross the medieval Charles Bridge as the sun rises in Prague, Czech Republic, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013. Lined with Baroque statues the Charles Bridge dates back to the 14th century. Its unique beauty draws millions of visitors every year.

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People cross the medieval Charles Bridge, lined with baroque statues, as the sun rises in Prague, Czech Republic, on Thursday

TOPSHOTS Visitors look at the fish throu...TOPSHOTS Visitors look at the fish through the transparent walls of a tunnel in a lake in Madra, 70 km southeast from Brno, South Moravia, Czech Republic on September 30, 2013. The tunnel, which is located at a depth of three meters, measuring eight meters in length from which one can observe sturgeon, carp, catfish, perch, tench, eell and trout. AFP PHOTO/ RADEK MICARADEK MICA/AFP/Getty Images

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A three-metre deep underwater tunnel allows visitors to watch fish in a lake at Madra, Czech Republic. Sturgeon, carp, catfish, perch, tench, eel and trout can be viewed from the eight-metre transparent tube, located 70km southeast of Brno, South Moravia. Read more

A worker operates in the blast furnace at ArcelorMittal's steel plant in Ostrava, Czech Republic. ArcelorMittal, the world's biggest steelmaker, said steel shipments will rise 1 percent to 2 percent this year compared with an earlier forecast of 2 percent in May.

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A worker operates in the blast furnace at ArcelorMittal‘s steel plant in Ostrava, Czech Republic. ArcelorMittal, the world’s biggest steelmaker, said shipments of the metal would rise 1 per cent to 2 per cent this year compared with an earlier forecast in May of 2 per cent.