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.
October 20, 2017 6:23 pm
Babis's support has weathered a number of scandals as well as warnings from political rivals about him acquiring too much power if he becomes prime minister.
July 08, 2017 5:31 am
Czech Ambassador to India, Milan Hovorka, who was in the city to hold discussions with city officials, said his country wants to foster close business and cultural ties with Chandigarh and has now opened a visa centre in the city