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Desperate Iraq turns to Czech Republic for Mi-24 attack helicopters

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Special to WorldTribune.com LONDON — Iraq has been negotiating for military aircraft from the Czech Republic. Officials said the Iraqi Defense Ministry has advanced in talks to procure Russian-origin aircraft from the Czech Air Force. The officials said Baghdad sought […]

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Golden Prague: Formerly gray Soviet bloc state has been liberated

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John J. Metzler PRAGUE — Arriving in Prague’s Vaclav Havel airport, one is immediately swept into the present; not just a refurbished terminal but a new look where people actually smile, immigration officials don’t grimace, and police speed about on […]

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Remembering Vaclav Havel who inspired freedom fighters from E. Europe to N. Korea, China

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John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — One year ago the renowned author, playwright, and former President of the Czech Republic Vaclav Havel died at age 75. In tribute to this extraordinary European Renaissance Man, I’m reissuing my column in the […]

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