Canada seek to end medal drought at Ice Hockey World Championships
Canada seek to end medal drought at Ice Hockey World Championships

Led by Sidney Crosby, Canada will be looking to end their five-year medal drought at the ice hockey world championships as the 2015 edition starts in the Czech Republic on Friday.

Former Czech PM Stanislav Gross dies at age 45

Stanislav Gross, who became the Czech Republic's youngest prime minister but was forced to resign nine months later, has died at the age of 45.

Czech leader, US ambassador clash over Moscow visit

The Czech president and the US ambassador to Prague have clashed over the former's plan to travel to Moscow for the World War II victory anniversary, an event largely snubbed by western leaders.

Two Czechs kidnapped in Pakistan in 2013 freed

Two Czech tourists who were abducted by gunmen two years ago as they were travelling on a bus through southwestern Pakistan have been released, the Czech government said on Saturday.

Ethnic Czechs move from Ukraine to former homeland

The Czech president has greeted a group of Ukrainians of Czech decent who have accepted his country's offer to move back to their former homeland because of the turmoil in Ukraine.

Alleged Russian spies unmasked by Czech intelligence: Report

Czech intelligence has identified three Russian diplomats assigned to the country as spies, a media report said Thursday, citing an anonymous government source.

Russia leap from scandal to top of European medal table
Russia leap from scandal to top of European medal table

Russian athletics, in the dock after recent allegations about widespread doping among their elite performers, was back on top of the medal table at the European Indoor Championships on Sunday.

Richard Kilty storms to 60m win at European Athletics Indoor Championships
Richard Kilty storms to 60m win at European Athletics Indoor Championships

Britain`s Richard Kilty made a fine addition to his world indoor gold as he won the 60-metre race at the European Athletics Indoor Championships in Prague on Sunday.

Renaud Lavillenie set to shine at European Athletics Indoor Championships
Renaud Lavillenie set to shine at European Athletics Indoor Championships

French pole vault star Renaud Lavillenie owns a world record that long seemed impossible to reach, but he will be hungry for more as the European Athletics Indoor Championships start in Prague on Thursday.

5 things to do in Prague
5 things to do in Prague

Astronomical Clock & Old Town Square

Czech President slammed for `super Holocaust` jihadi warning

 A warning by Czech President Milos Zeman that Islamic State jihadists must be crushed to prevent a "super Holocaust" with hundreds of millions of victims was slapped down as "nonsense" by the country`s foreign minister on Tuesday.

Europe`s Jewish leader fears `exodus` over rising extremism

Europe is facing a new Jewish exodus in the face of rising anti-Semitism and extremism, the head of the European Jewish Congress (EJC) said Monday.

Czech nurse charged for murdering six patients: Report

A former Czech nurse was indicted with six counts of murder over allegations she poisoned patients with massive doses of potassium during the past four years, Czech media reported on Thursday.

British cancer boy Ashya resumes treatment in Spain

Five-year-old British brain tumour patient Ashya King is back in Spain from Prague after undergoing proton therapy which is unavailable in Britain, the family's lawyer said on Monday.

Tactics not the problem, Dutch coach says after Czech loss
Tactics not the problem, Dutch coach says after Czech loss

An angry Guus Hiddink said the Dutch need to learn a lesson from the last-minute loss to the Czech Republic in their opening Euro 2016 qualifier during which the coach surprisingly stuck to a formation unpopular with his team.

Sick British boy to receive treatment in Prague after leaving Spain

A British boy with a brain tumour, whose parents were briefly arrested in Spain when seeking alternative care, will receive treatment in Prague, a Czech clinic said on Monday.

2 killed in Czech small plane crash

A rescue service official says an ultralight plane has crashed in southern Czech Republic, killing both men on board.

Czech PM fined for recruiting alleged communist

A local municipality office in Prague has fined Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka for proposing an alleged communist era secret-police agent as finance minister without checking on his past.

Kim Kardashian hits Prague with husband Kanye West

Newly married couple Kim Kardashian and Kanye West continued their honeymoon this week with a stop in Prague.

Chandan Roy Sanyal writes first film script

Actor Chandan Roy Sanyal has turned writer and has just finished penning his first film script, which took him three years.