July 15, 2020 9:57 am
The major track linking the capital with the eastern part of the country is expected to be closed until Wednesday morning, the Czech Railways said.
June 19, 2020 8:06 pm
In mirror moves, Russia and the Czech Republic have expelled diplomats from the other country.
January 19, 2020 4:25 pm
Prokop Volenik, spokesman for the regional rescue service, said the fire in the northwestern town of Vejprty broke out early Sunday before 5 a.m. (0400 GMT). The town is on the border with Germany.
December 10, 2019 4:57 pm
Police hunting for the shooter said about three hours after the attack that a man had shot himself in the head in a car they had been looking for. Czech TV said he died.
December 07, 2019 8:37 am
In 1979, Kundera was stripped of his citizenship of undivided Czechoslovakia. He had published a book in France called The Book of Laughter and Forgetting, whose best known line is: “The struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting”.
September 13, 2019 12:17 am
Russia vehemently protested when an explanatory text about Marshall Ivan Stepanovic Konev's role in history crushing the 1956 anti-Soviet uprising in Hungary and preparing the 1968 Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia was attached to his monument last year.
June 27, 2019 2:20 pm
The outcome was expected after ANO's coalition partner, the centre-left Social Democrats, and the Communist party, which has also been backing the government, both declined to join opposition parties to oust Babis.
June 05, 2019 11:27 am
The protesters in downtown Wenceslas Square turned against Prime Minister Andrej Babis in one of the biggest anti-government protests since the 1989 Velvet Revolution.
July 12, 2018 7:39 am
The win ends months of political instability following October's general elections and giving the far-left Communists a role in governing for the first time since the country's 1989 anti-communist Velvet Revolution.
January 27, 2018 9:27 pm
Results from 98.74 percent of voting districts showed Zeman won 51.64 percent of the vote to 48.35 percent for challenger Jiri Drahos, who conceded defeat before all ballots were counted.