Wednesday, 22 October 2014
Politics | Radio Prague

Czech President Miloš Zeman maintains that candidates' personalities rather than political affiliation played a deciding role in the second round of the Senate elections.

National | Radio Prague

Police pyrotechnics experts have gotten within 300 metres of the epicenter of a blast which destroyed a munitions depot, using a remote control drone and heavy equipment.

Politics | Radio Prague

The head of TOP 09, Karel Schwarzenberg, has reflected on his party's failure to win a single seat in the Senate elections.

Politics | Radio Prague

Analysts also see the Senate results as strong confirmation that the Christian Democrats have returned as a significant political force.

News | Radio Prague

A Czech mountaineer died on Saturday in the Austrian Alps. The 40-year-old climber fell to his death when a safety device snapped on a descent on Reichenspitze.

National | Radio Prague

Some 4.9% of Czech fifteen-year-olds who took part in the OECD's PISA 2012 survey, admitted to having had to repeat or redo a year in elementary school at least once.

National | Radio Prague

The Czech military is low on munitions, Czech daily Lidové noviny reports. According to the daily, the army would be hard-pressed to find enough ammunition to last for even 30 days of ground operations.

News | Radio Prague

The Czech Republic is an active and stable member of NATO, the recently appointed secretary general of the alliance Jens Stoltenberg told Czech Defence Minister Martin Stropnický.

National | Radio Prague

The Czech Judges’ Union has criticized Justice Minister Helena Válková for her remarks about the deadly attack in a secondary school in Žďár nad Sázavou.

Czech Republic and the EU | The Prague Post

The European Commission has urged the Czech Republic, Estonia, Poland and Slovakia to provide effective judicial remedy against a visa refusal, annulment and revocation. Failure to comply may lead to the countries facing further action in a European court.

National | Radio Prague

Some 80,000 elderly Czechs are being cared for by their families, mainly women, according to the results of a study presented by the Institute of Sociological Studies at Charles University on Thursday.

National | Radio Prague

The Association of Forest Kindergartens has organised a petition calling on lawmakers to amend a bill on child care. The Children Groups Act, which would discontinue the existence of outdoor nurseries known as forest kindergartens, was vetoed by President Miloš Zeman last week.

National | Radio Prague

Police on Wednesday formally charged a 26-year-old woman in a brutal knife attack at a high school in Žďár nad Sázavou this week which claimed the life of a 16-year-old boy, and left three people injured.

National | Radio Prague

The Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka along with other members of the cabinet will visit Israel to meet with their counterparts in November, the office of the government reported on Thursday.

National | Radio Prague

The Czech Foreign Ministry insists that the Czech Embassy in Kiev is not neglecting its duties regarding the situation of ethnic Czechs in Ukraine, the ministry's spokesperson Johana Grohová said on Thursday.