Czech Republic

Far-right Milos Zeman wins Czech presidential runoff

Incumbent Zeman, who fought on anti-immigrant platform, wins a second five-year term after defeating centre-left rival.

Zeman beats Drahos to win Czech presidential runoff

Europe

Czech minority government loses confidence vote

Prime Minister Andrej Babis and his cabinet will resign on Wednesday, leaving the Czech Republic in political limbo.

Czech Republic: PM Andrej Babis loses confidence vote

Czech Republic

Czech presidential election to be determined in runoff

While the role of president is largely ceremonial, it is regarded as a weathervane of the country's political direction.

Czech vote: Milos Zeman to face Jiri Drahos in runoff

Czech Republic

What's at stake in the Czech presidential election?

Incumbent Milos Zeman seen as front runner in field of nine candidates vying for a spot in a runoff later this month.

Czechs head to the polls to elect next president

Hungary

Far-right Yiannopoulos to speak at Hungary-funded event

Far-right provocateur who made his name by attacking feminists and refugees slated to speak at Visegrad group meeting.

Milo Yiannopoulos to speak at Hungary-funded V4 event

The Far Right

Europe far right hails Trump, slams EU, Islam, migrants

Politicians from continent meet in Prague to unify efforts against 'disastrous' EU as hundreds protest xenophobia.

Europe far right hails Trump, slams EU, Islam, migrants

The Far Right

Europe's far-right leaders weigh regional plans

Marine Le Pen and Geert Wilders to feature in Prague meeting likely to face protests as Czech rightwing gains strength.

Europe's far-right leaders to meet in Prague

Jerusalem

Israeli PM sees 'many' following US on Jerusalem

Benjamin Netanyahu says his government in contact with 'many' countries who may recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Islamophobia

Czech Republic's tiny Muslim community subject to hate

Muslims comprise less than 0.5 percent of population, but face disproportionate about of hatred from fellow citizens.

Czech Republic's tiny Muslim community subject to hate

Europe

Czech prime minister backtracks on resignation

Reversal follows Czech President Milos Zeman saying he will replace Sobotka and leave the rest of the cabinet intact.

Sobotka drops plan to resign, says will fire Babis

Europe

Czech government to resign six months ahead of poll

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka says his government will step down over the business dealings of his finance minister.

Sobotka: Czech cabinet 'to quit' amid Andrej Babis row

Human Rights

Czech court rejects suit over school veil ban

A Prague court rules in favour of a nursing school that banned a Somali refugee student from wearing a headscarf.

Czech court rejects suit over school veil ban

Europe

Czech Republic: A dangerous gambling addiction

Little-regulated gambling industry afflicts significant part of Czech population, with few treatment and care options.

Czech Republic: A dangerous gambling addiction

Human Rights

Roma mothers in Czech Republic fight for better schools

Roma women launch campaign to end segregation in Czech schools and fight for equal opportunities for their children.

Roma mothers in Czech Republic fight for better schools