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EU to blacklist up to 20 Belarus officials to press leader

The European Union has agreed to impose sanctions on up to 20 senior Belarus officials suspected of election fraud and the crackdown on protesters and is likely to put President Alexander Lukashenko on its list at some point, the bloc’s …

Russian Foreign Ministry to expel two Czech diplomats

Czech Ambassador to Moscow Vitezslav Pivonka has been summoned by the Russian Foreign Ministry, the Russian Foreign Ministry reported. The Russian Foreign Ministry stated that Prague’s actions will be followed by a tit-for-tat …

Czech Republic eases more travel bans

The Czech Republic will lift a ban on international bus and train travel from May 11 as the government  rolled back more of its measures to combat the coronavirus outbreak and added aid to hard-hit companies. The government …

Czech parliament backs short emergency extension

The lower house of the Czech parliament voted to extend a state of emergency until May 17, a week less than the government had sought, as the country charts a course to emerge from a coronavirus lockdown earlier than forecast. Prime …

Czech fire: Eight killed at disabled people's home

At least eight people have been killed after a fire broke out at a disabled people's home in the Czech Republic, BBC reports. Three others were injured in the incident in the western town of Vejprty, on the border with …

Kazakh ambassador to Czech Republic appointed

Former state secretary of Kazakhstan Marat Tazhin has been appointed as Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Czech Republic, Akorda reported. Earlier, Tazhin has been working in the President's Office, Cabinet of …

Russian ice hockey team takes third place at Karjala Cup

Russia’s national ice hockey team has been defeated by the Czech team 0:3 yesterday in third match of the 2019 Karjala Cup, the first stage of the Euro Hockey Tour. The Czech team scored eight points in three matches and now tops …

What caused Russia-Czech Republic scandal?

A ban on flights operated by Russian airlines in the Czech Republic has been lifted until July 7. The national carrier Czech Airlines was granted temporary access to transit routes across Siberia on its flights from Prague to Seoul. …

Prague resident found in Armenian forest

A Czech Republic resident lost in a forest in Armenia's Tavush region has been found, the Armenian Ministry of Emergency Situations reported. On April 11, the emergency hotline received a report at 22:31 that a woman had …