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Helena Koenigsmarkova: Old City amazed me

Director of the Decorative Arts Museum in Prague, chairwoman of the International Committee of Decorative Arts and Design (ICDAD), Czech art historian, Helena Koenigsmarkova, shared her impressions of historical center of Baku, …

Azerbaijan-Czech business forum to be held in Baku

The Azerbaijani-Czech business forum will be held in Baku on September 12, Azerbaijan Export and Investment Promotion Foundation said in a statement, AzerNews reported. The event will be attended by the Czech entrepreneurs operating in …

EU to cut corners on Poland and  Baltic countries

The European Commission plans to shift more than 30 billion euro in EU funding away from central and eastern Europe, the Financial Times reported with reference to draft documents. Draft documents show the commission …

US and Europe deal new diplomatic blow to Russia

US authorities have decided to expel 60 Russian diplomats and close the Russian consulate in Seattle, an administration official said at a special briefing today. "Today President Donald Trump ordered the …

President Zeman defends his post, beats academic Drahoš

Incumbent Czech President Milos Zeman was re-elected for another five years, beating former Science Academy chairman Jiri Drahos in the runoff vote today, according to CTK calculations based on the preliminary election results, Prague Daily …

EU could 'scrap refugee quota scheme'

The EU could scrap a divisive scheme that compels member states to accept quotas of refugees, one of the bloc’s most senior leaders will say this week. The president of the European council, Donald Tusk, will tell EU leaders at a summit …

 Hurricane Herwart winds hit Europe

At least six people have been killed in Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic after hurricane-style winds of up to 111 mph devastated the region. Four victims in Poland and the Czech Republic were killed by falling trees. Meanwhile, in …