Saturday, 25 October 2014
News | Radio Prague

The Czech foreign minister, Lubomír Zaorálek, confirmed on Monday that the Foreign Ministry had accounted for the whereabouts of 346 Czech nationals in Nepal; none of the Czechs are in danger.

National | Radio Prague

Deputy leader of TOP 09 and former finance minister Miroslav Kalousek slammed the government’s state budget proposal for 2015 on Monday, calling it the “worst budget draft in five years”.

Politics | Radio Prague

Czech President Miloš Zeman rated the Czech government favorably in an interview on Sunday, telling commercial broadcaster TV Nova that Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka had been successful in keeping the coalition together, which he saw as crucial.

Prague | Radio Prague

A blackout hit parts of the Czech capital a minute after midnight on Monday, affecting some 100,000 homes.

Politics | Radio Prague

Three parties in the country's centre-left coalition won 18 out of 27 seats up for grabs in the Senate elections. The coalition will enjoy a majority of 46 in the 81-member upper chamber of Parliament. The Social Democrats clinched 10 seats, the ANO movement four, and the Christian Democrats four.

National | Radio Prague

President Miloš Zeman and Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka on Friday paid tribute to a student killed in Tuesday's knife attack at a secondary school in Žďár nad Sázavou.

Politics | Radio Prague

Political analysts are characterizing the elections to the Czech Senate as mainly a win for the country's ruling coalition.

National | Radio Prague

The Czech government is planning to compensate victims of forced sterilization by 2015, the news agency ČTK reported quoting the government's response to the UN Committee for Human Rights.

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.