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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?

Explained: What explains renewed tensions between Russia and the Czech Republic?

April 20, 2021 5:25 pm

The diplomatic escalation between Prague and Moscow is believed to be the most serious since 1989, when the Soviet domination of Eastern Europe ended.

Russia expels Czech diplomats, says Prague took hostile step

April 19, 2021 9:46 am

Czech Ambassador Vitezslav Pivonka was summoned to the Russian Foreign Ministry on Sunday evening and told that the 20 diplomats must leave by the close of Monday.

Czech Republic: Obesity is big factor in fight against COVID-19

April 14, 2021 4:10 pm

The Czech Republic has among the world's highest COVID-19 deaths per capita. One of the biggest contributing factors? Widespread obesity.

Czech health minister set to resign after violating his own Covid guidelines

October 24, 2020 5:35 pm

Roman Prymula, the Czech Republic's leading epidemiologist, courted controversy Thursday night after he was photographed leaving a restaurant and entering a car without wearing a face mask in Prague.

German, Czech, Italian virus records deepen Europe worries

October 15, 2020 4:40 pm

New infections have surged across Europe over recent weeks as the fall kicks in, prompting authorities in many places to start reimposing restrictions that were relaxed over the summer. The Czech Republic, Belgium, the Netherlands, Spain, France and Britain are among the countries causing particular concern.

Three rare Barbary lion cubs born in Czech zoo and here are pictures of them

September 14, 2020 2:12 pm

The triplets, all female, were born on July 5 in the Dvur Kralove park. They have taken their first steps in their outdoor enclosure this week under the careful supervision of their mother, Khalila.

Dozens injured in collision of trains near Czech capital

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.

Explained: A fake poisoning plot, and a diplomatic flare-up between Russia, Czech Republic

June 19, 2020 8:06 pm

In mirror moves, Russia and the Czech Republic have expelled diplomats from the other country.

Czech Republic: Fire at home for disabled kills eight

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.