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Czech Republic


While you were asleep: Portugal & Spain win in Nations League, Kane Williamson tests Covid positive

June 10, 2022 11:14 am

Portugal went top of the table with 7 points, followed by Spain on 5 and Czech Republic on 4.

Fear and adrenaline as Czechs open world's longest suspension footbridge

May 14, 2022 12:27 pm

Named Sky Bridge 721, it took two years to build at a cost of 200 million crowns ($8.4 million) and is suspended by six main supporting ropes and 60 wind ropes

Czech Republic are mates with Poland, Sweden, rejecting Russia

February 28, 2022 1:51 pm

Vladimir Putin temporarily lost his most senior official position in world sports on Sunday.

Czechs order bars and restaurants shut early, president taken to hospital with COVID

November 26, 2021 11:02 am

The limits on pubs and events come on top of earlier restrictions that already bar people who have not been vaccinated or recovered from COVID-19 from places including pubs, restaurants, cinemas, hairdressers and gyms.

Explained: Andrej Babis' defeat in Czech Republic, and what it means for populist leaders in Europe

October 15, 2021 8:36 am

Political analysts say that the results of the Czech election signal that the tides may be turning against a string of populist leaders, like Babis, who have risen over the decades across Central and Eastern Europe.

Czechs defeat a populist, offering a road map for toppling strongmen

October 14, 2021 9:01 am

On Saturday, the seemingly unbeatable Babis was defeated because opposition parties put ideological differences aside and joined together to drive out a leader they fear has eroded the country’s democracy.

Czech president hospitalized; Could affect forming new govt

October 11, 2021 10:31 am

The Czech presidency is largely ceremonial but the president chooses which political leader can try to form the next government.

Czech voters oust communists from parliament for first time since 1948

October 10, 2021 9:04 am

The communists jailed tens of thousands in forced labor camps in the 1950s and brutally repressed dissidents such as playwright-turned-president Vaclav Havel, but remained in parliament following the revolution.

Nearly 200 students and professionals stranded for months due to Czech Republic's ban on travel from India

August 04, 2021 7:44 am

Czech Republic puts India in 'extreme-risk countries' category; affected Indians start social media campaign

Is Russia behind the 2014 Czech munition depot blasts?

April 20, 2021 5:52 pm

Czech authorities say Russian agents are to blame for two blasts that rocked a munitions depot in 2014. Some have called this Russian "state terrorism." What are the political repercussions?