Central Europe

Central Europe urges voluntary stance on migrant numbers

Central Europe urges voluntary stance on migrant numbers

 Four central European countries on Wednesday called on the European Union to let member states decide for themselves how many migrants they will accept, instead of setting quotas.

Jun 24, 2015, 18:55 PM IST

Couch potatoes date back 7,000 years

Thought couch potatoes are the product of a modern lifestyle? They may have evolved 7,000 years ago!

Apr 08, 2014, 23:21 PM IST

Central Europe reels under floods, 21 dead

Rivers in Germany, Hungary and the Czech Republic have reached record high levels, and after a week of rain an estimated 21 people have died in floods in Central Europe, Xinhua reported Monday.

Jun 10, 2013, 16:51 PM IST

Floods in central Europe continue to create havoc

More than 80,000 emergency personnel including firefighters and soldiers were on duty on Saturday, working aggressively to contain the most dramatic floods in Germany in a decade.

Jun 08, 2013, 21:48 PM IST

Central Europe on flood alert, thousands evacuated

River levels shot up to dangerous levels across central Europe as heavy rains have caused floods and landslides.

Jun 03, 2013, 14:48 PM IST

Floods hit central Europe, 14 dead

Floods caused by torrential rain leave several missing in central Europe.

Aug 09, 2010, 09:28 AM IST

Three killed in Central Europe floods, hundreds moved

Three people were killed and hundreds evacuated after days of heavy rain in central Europe caused floods

Jun 03, 2010, 10:53 AM IST