Europe

Relations tense as Russian general leaves Prague post

Ivan Konev entered Prague shortly after the German surrender in 1945, while his statue left the city on Friday.

Removal of Soviet statue further strains Czech-Russian relations

Refugee Crisis

By refusing refugees, Poles, Hungarians and Czechs 'broke EU law'

Warsaw, Budapest and Prague will face no immediate penalty for refusing to host refugees in 2015.

By refusing refugees, Poles, Hungarians and Czechs 'broke EU law'

Coronavirus pandemic

Czechs prepare to close borders over coronavirus spread

Foreigners will be banned from entering and Czechs will be prevented from leaving.

Czechs close borders from March 16 over coronavirus spread

AJ Impact

Brexit burned $81bn hole in EU budget, leaders try to fill gap

EU to revise membership dues now that UK is no longer contributing to bloc.

Brexit burned $81bn hole in EU budget, leaders try to fill gap

AJ Impact

EU firms fall short on environmental and social impact data

Alliance for Corporate Transparency: EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive does not produce enough ESG risk information.

EU firms fall short on environmental and social impact data

Europe

Is Prague trolling Moscow by honouring slain Putin critic?

The square on which the Russian embassy stands will be renamed to honour Boris Nemtsov, killed near the Kremlin in 2015.

Is Prague trolling Moscow by honouring slain Putin critic?

AJ Impact

EU power sector emissions drop as coal collapses across Europe

The year 2019 saw record decline in CO2 emitted from electricity generation as renewable sources rose to a new high.

EU power sector emissions drop as coal collapses across Europe

Czech Republic

Several dead after blaze engulfs Czech care home

Fire at a care home in the small town of Vejprty kills at least eight and wounds dozens, officials say.

Several dead after blaze engulfs Czech care home

AJ Impact

Poland left out of EU's 2050 climate neutrality targets

The Czech Republic and Hungary were also initially against the agreement but accepted guarantees on nuclear energy.

Poland left out of EU's 2050 climate neutrality targets

Czech Republic

Gunman kills six in Czech hospital waiting room, shoots self

Suspect shoots self after launching gun rampage in hospital waiting room, which also critically injured two.

Gunman kills six in Czech hospital waiting room, shoots self

Europe

Corruption cases pile pressure on Czech PM

Andrej Babis has had a tough year, and it's not over yet.

Corruption cases pile pressure on Czech prime minister

Inside Story

Is NATO still relevant?

Divisions threaten to overshadow 70th birthday celebrations of world's largest military alliance.

Czech Republic

On Velvet Revolution anniversary, Czech protesters ask PM to quit

Over 200,000 people gather in capital Prague to demand Prime Minister Andrej Babis' resignation over corruption charges.

On Velvet Revolution anniversary, Czech protesters ask PM to quit

Europe

Czechs and Slovaks prepare to mark Velvet Revolution

First Czechs and Slovaks fought communism; now they are fighting populism.

Change of guard as Velvet Revolution turns 30?

Europe

Czech-China love affair hits the rocks

Relations are souring as the country's government and president pursue diverging foreign policies.

Czech-China love affair hits the rocks