Philip Heijmans

Philip Heijmans

Czech Republic

Czech PM faces calls to step down after fraud scandal allegations

Andrej Babis denies authorising kidnapping of his son Junior to prevent him from being questioned in a fraud probe.

Czech PM faces calls to step down after fraud scandal allegations

European Union

EU considers sanctions on Myanmar over Rohingya crackdown

EU commissioners call for Myanmar to address 'severe shortcomings' in human rights after fact-finding visit.

EU considers sanctions on Myanmar over Rohingya crackdown

Hungary

George Soros-backed university set to leave Hungary

School might be forced to move most programmes to Vienna if Hungary government failed to reach agreement by December 1.

George Soros-backed university set to leave Hungary

Hungary

Migrant arrivals drop as Hungary enforces tough law

Viktor Orban's government accused of 'violently pushing people back' or making life 'miserable' in transit zones.

Migrant arrivals drop as Hungary enforces tough law

Hungary

Punishing tax stops refugees studying at Hungarian universities

Dozens of refugees will not finish studies after Hungary's anti-migrant government imposed a punishing university tax.

Punishing tax stops refugees studying at Hungarian universities

Czech Republic

Czechs mark 50 years since bloody Soviet invasion

Scores of Czechoslovakians were killed in Prague after Soviet Union cracked down on anti-communist protesters in 1968.

Czechs mark 50 years since bloody Soviet invasion

Cambodia

Five things to know about Cambodia's general election

Hun Sen, who has led the country for 33 years and is accused of eliminating the opposition, is expected to retain power.

Five things to know about Cambodia's general election

Europe

Polish PM defends controversial judiciary reform

Top Supreme Court judges have defied directives to comply with the new law and quit their posts.

Polish PM defends controversial judiciary reform

Europe

Polish chief justice resists controversial Supreme Court changes

Judicial workers are angered by reform law that will force out about 40 percent of Supreme Court judges.

Polish chief justice resists controversial Supreme Court changes

Poland

'We are on verge of autocracy': Poles protest Supreme Court law

New law forcing top court's judges into retirement is a further attempt by the government to extend power, say critics.

'We are on verge of autocracy': Poles protest Supreme Court law

Poland

EU opens new legal case against Poland over Supreme Court changes

Poland's controversial reform law will force out about 40 percent of sitting judges at its highest court.

EU opens new legal case against Poland over Supreme Court changes

Czech Republic

Czech minority government led by populist Babis sworn in

Billionaire and staunchly anti-migrant Prime Minister Andrej Babis forms minority government after eight-month deadlock.

Czech minority government led by populist Babis sworn in