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Prague sends police to help Serbia, Macedonia stop migrants at border

The Czech Republic on Monday deployed 55 police officers to Serbia and Macedonia to block migrants from making their way north to the European Union.

Memorial plaque for Strossmayer unveiled in Prague

A memorial plaque for Croatian bishop, politicians and benefactor Josip Juraj Strosmayer has been unveiled in Prague, at the initiative of the Croatian-Czech Society from Zagreb.

Populist ANO movement wins in Czech regional elections

The populist ANO movement of Czech finance minister, media entreprenuer and billionaire Andrej Babis was the strongest part in 9 out of 13 regions in the country's regional elections on Saturday,...

Czech President Zeman says Crimea belongs to Russia

The Black Sea peninsula of Crimea belongs to Russia, the Czech Republic's pro-Moscow President Milos Zeman reportedly said Friday.

Fire destroys Middle Ages film sets at famous Prague studio

A fire at the famous Barrandov film studios in Prague may have caused over 4 million dollars' worth of damage, local media reported Saturday.

Muslims not welcome in Czech Republic, prime minister says

Czechs do not want a larger Muslim presence in the country, according to Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka.

Gay pride rally in Prague attracts thousands

Thousands of gay rights supporters took to the streets of the Czech capital in the Prague Pride march on Saturday, which kicked off with a showing of solidarity with those who were gunned down in...

Berdych takes Ivanisevic as his new coach

Tomas Berdych will begin work later this week prior to the Cincinnati Masters with new coach Goran Ivanisevic, the Czech world number eight-ranked tennis player announced Monday on his Twitter...

Slovakian Prime Minister Fico says Brexit decision final

Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico said Sunday that it was unlikely that Britain would reverse its decision to leave the European Union.

First Zika cases reported in Czech Republic

The Czech Health Ministry on Thursday reported the first two confirmed cases of the Zika virus in the country.

Central European nations plan to defy EU and seal Greek border

Leaders of four Central European states met in Prague on Monday with controversial plans to assist Macedonia in sealing its border with Greece, as some EU members look outside the bloc for ways to...

Central Europe looks to Macedonia to clamp down on Balkan migrants

Central European states meet in Prague Monday with controversial plans to assist Macedonia in patrolling its border with Greece, as some EU-members look outside the bloc for ways to clamp down on...

Czech Airlines reintroducing Prague-Zagreb flights

Czech Airlines is reintroducing regular Prague-Zagreb flights after four years, the company's representatives told reporters at Zagreb Airport on Wednesday.

Pegida teams up with Islamophobic, anti-foreigner groups in Europe

Germany's Islamophobic and anti-foreigner movement Pegida on Saturday met with representatives of like-minded groups from 14 European countries in the Czech city of Roztoky to plan Europe-wide...

Prague critical host on David Cameron's tour to promote EU reforms

Prime Minister David Cameron faced a stoney response to proposed welfare restrictions in Prague on Friday, on the latest leg of his tour to promote proposed reforms to the European Union.