Friday, 17 February 2017
National | ČTK

The lawsuit four of the five Czechs kidnapped in Lebanon in July 2015 have filed against the state is to help gain more information about the incident, one of them, Pavel Kofron, told CTK on Tuesday.

National | ČTK

The fate of the Czech Republic is closely connected with the European developments and the relations that the EU will have with the U.S. administration of President Donald Trump, Czech Foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek told a conference on the Czech national interest on Tuesday.

National | ČTK

Almost 9,000 patients have received a new organ in the Czech Republic since the establishment of the Transplantation Coordination Centre (KST) in 2004, KST director Milos Adamec told journalists on Tuesday.

National | ČTK

A new commission of ethics and a psychologist at the Foreign Ministry deal with the cases of workplace bullying at Czech embassies abroad, daily Lidove noviny (LN) wrote on Tuesday.

National | ČTK

A Russian-speaking television channel, called Nastoyashcheye Vremya (Presence), has started broadcasting from Prague in order to break the Kremlin's monopoly on the truth, Lidové noviny wrote on Monday. In fact, this is a widened activity of the Radio Liberty (RFE-RL), LN wrote. The television channel follows up the original task of the radio established by the US Congress in 1950.

Prague | Prague TV

For more hundreds of years, the end of winter has been connected to Matějská pouť, a fair that now brings carnival rides and other attractions to the city. While this year's edition starts soon, its fate in future years is up in the air.

National | ČTK

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that the Czech Republic must pay CZK 2.19 million in total in compensation to three complainants who claim that the country violated their rights by rent regulation.

National | ČTK

Moravský Krumlov has called on Culture Minister Daniel Herman in an open letter to prevent the export of the Slav Epic series of paintings by Czech Art-Nouveau artist Alfons Mucha to China.

Prague | Prague TV

The Army Museum at Vítkov Hill in Žižkov is going to have a large renovation. Defense Minister Martin Stropnický said the long-delayed work will start in this fall and finish in 2020. The estimated cost is up to CZK 600 million.

National | Prague TV

The internet arrived in then-Czechoslovakia on Feb. 13, 1992, with Czech Technical University in Prague (ČVUT) having the first connection. From that humble start it has spread to where it is now an essential part of almost every business and home.

National | Radio Prague

February 13 is World Radio Day recognizing the importance of radio as a media source, providing essential information and analysis.

National | ČTK

Czech war veteran and journalist Bedrich Utitz, who fought at Tobruk and Dunkerque and who worked with the Czechoslovak News Agency and Czechoslovak Radio after the war, has died aged 96, server Lidovky.cz reported on Monday.

National | ČTK

Most university students think that the Czech Republic should stay in the European Union and only a quarter support the country's withdrawal from the EU, according to a survey by the Studenta magazine conducted on more than 1000 students and released to CTK.

National | ČTK

Czech MEPs want to push through the softening of the EU directive on firearms possession in the European Parliament (EP), MEPs Jiri Pospisil (for TOP 09) and Stanislav Polcak (Mayors and Independents/STAN, elected for TOP 09) told reporters on Monday.

National | ČTK

The Regional Court in Zlin sentenced Czech man Pavel Sousedik, 53, to eight years in prison for spreading HIV virus knowingly.