Sunday, 24 March 2019
National | Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

The Czech Foreign Ministry has called in Russia's ambassador for talks, amid a growing scandal involving how Russian diplomatic apartments in Prague are being rented out. The ministry said in a statement March 21 that Aleksandr Zmeievsky was summoned "to draw serious problems in some properties used by the Embassy of the Russian Federation."

Business | Radio Prague

Scientists from the Technical University in Brno have responded to an appeal to help albinos in Ghana, creating an affordable, high-factor sun protection cream that can be produced cheaply in local conditions from easily available ingredients.



National | Prague Daily Monitor

Czech Television reports that the Turkish Foreign Ministry on Thursday, strongly condemned President Milos Zeman's statement that Turkey was an ally of global terror group, the Islamic State. Zeman made the claim earlier this week, while on tour in the Karlovy Vary region.

Business | Prague Daily Monitor

Hospodářské noviny reports that the PPF group, which belongs to Petr Kellner, sold bonds worth CZK 14 billion or EUR 550 million to investors on Thursday. The seven-year bonds were issued by group company PPF Arena 1 and carried a yield of 3.125%.

National | Prague TV

The Czech Republic reached 20th place in the 2019 edition of the annual World Happiness Report, published by United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network. The country had been ranked 21st in the previous report.

National | Business | Foreign Policy

Eastern Europe has long resisted same-sex marriage. Prague might be about to change that.

National | Radio Prague

General Milan Píka, whose father also held that rank and was executed following a Communist Party-orchestrated show trial, has died at the age of 96.

Life | Brno Daily

The Open House Festival is the greatest architectural festival in the world, and has been running for 27 years. The event in Brno will run April 13-14.

Cinema | Prague TV

Clint Eastwood returns as another gruff old man, this time caught up in drug smuggling.

Sport | Prague TV

The NHL will start its season in Prague on Oct. 4, with the Philadelphia Flyers playing against the Chicago Blackhawks at Prague's O2 Arena. Tickets go on sale March 27 at 9 am on the Ticketportal network.