Czech Republic

Czech Republic sees shift to right in parliamentary vote

2017-10-22 07:28

Czech citizens are voting for a second day in a parliamentary election that could install another euroskeptic government in Central Europe.

Court rules Russian hacker can be extradited to US or Russia

2017-05-31 06:29

A Czech court has ruled that a Russian, who faces charges of hacking computers at American companies, can be extradited either to the United States or Russia.

Czech PM announces government resignation

2017-05-03 05:15

The Czech prime minister, Bohuslav Sobotka, says his government will resign over unexplained business dealings of the country's finance minister.

Czech president backs Trump's anti-migrant step

2017-01-28 23:05

Czech President Milos Zeman has praised US President Donald Trump's anti-migrant steps, saying the new president simply cared about the safety of Americans.

MotoGP: Crutchlow wins rain-hit Czech race

2016-08-22 08:45

Honda's Cal Crutchlow grabbed his maiden MotoGP win as he dominated a rain-hit race at Brno in the Czech Republic.

Gorilla gives birth unexpectedly at Prague zoo

2016-04-25 17:01

It was an unexpected birth that took everyone at the Prague zoo by surprise

Czech cop drinks and drives, hits 51 cars

2016-04-14 20:00

Czech police say one of their officers drank too much and crashed his Jeep Grand Cherokee into a total of 51 parked cars in Prague.

Polish truck driver gets prison for deadly 2015 train crash

2016-02-24 16:20

A Czech court has convicted a Polish truck driver of being responsible for last year's collision between a truck and a high-speed train that killed three passengers and sentenced him to 8 1/2 years in prison.

Zeman claims Brotherhood behind migrant wave

2016-01-04 22:20

Czech President Milos Zeman has claimed the current wave of more than a million newcomers to Europe is the work of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood.

Krejcir guilty of fraud, attempted murder in Czech Republic

2015-11-27 14:47

Radovan Krejcir has been found guilty of fraud and attempted murder in the Czech Republic.


Growing risk of asteroid hitting Earth: scientists

2017-06-06 22:30

Czech astronomers say the risk is growing that Earth will be hit by an asteroid from a meteor stream known as the Taurids.

Czechs rally against country's president, finance minister

2017-05-10 22:47

Thousands of people are rallying in the Czech Republic's capital and other major cities against President Milos Zeman and Finance Minister Andrej Babis.

Czechs saw off rhino horns as precaution

2017-03-21 17:29

A Czech zoo is taking no chances after the killing of a rhino at a wildlife park near Paris by assailants who stole the animal's horn.

World's deepest flooded cave found in Czech Republic

2016-10-01 14:34

A Czech-Polish team says it has discovered the world's deepest underwater cave in the eastern Czech Republic.

American gets life in prison for murdering Czech family of 4

2016-07-20 19:05

A Czech court has convicted an American of killing four of his relatives and sentenced him to life in prison.

Czech Republic to use Czechia

2016-04-15 05:18

Czechia will soon be synonymous with the Czech Republic as the one-word version of the name.

Czechs allow extradition of Ivory Coast national to US

2016-02-25 19:06

Czech Justice Minister Robert Pelikan has agreed to extradite an Ivory Coast national to the United States to face weapons charges.

Czechs protest bright Polish greenhouse

2016-02-23 18:55

Lights in a huge Polish greenhouse that help grow tomatoes have lightened the night sky across the border in the Czech Republic, leading to protests.

Czech PM's Twitter hacked with anti-immigrant messages

2015-12-23 14:36

Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka's Twitter account fell prey to hackers who swamped it with violently anti-immigrant messages.

Horror of Czech refugee camp

2015-10-13 21:17

A human rights official says conditions at a local detention centre for refugees runs counter to the idea of the Czech Republic as a civilised country with conditions being worse than in jail.

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