Two Czech tourists shot dead in Albania

Two Czech tourists were shot dead while travelling by car in northern Albania, Albanian Police said Saturday.

Radioactivity detected in two places at Czech nuclear plant

An official says low radioactivity has been unexpectedly detected in two places outside one of the two reactors at a Czech nuclear power plant.

Portugal, Sweden into U21 Euro semis, England out
Portugal, Sweden into U21 Euro semis, England out

Portugal and Sweden made it to the semi-finals of the European Under-21 Championship in the Czech Republic on Wednesday after taking the top two spots in Group B while England bowed out.

Denmark, Germany reach U21 Euro semi-finals
Denmark, Germany reach U21 Euro semi-finals

Denmark and Germany reached the semi-finals of the European Under-21 Championship in the Czech Republic after taking the top two spots in Group A on Tuesday.

Goalkeeper Petr Cech denies move to Arsenal
Goalkeeper Petr Cech denies move to Arsenal

Czech Republic goalkeeper Petr Cech’s management company has denied any talk of a deal with English Premier League (EPL) club Arsenal by posting on Twitter.

Goal prince Saido Berahino out of Euro under-21 finals
Goal prince Saido Berahino out of Euro under-21 finals

England`s strike threat at the European championships under-21`s finals was severely blunted Thursday as Saido Berahino was sidelined with a knee injury.

Ali Fazal to play negative role in next film
Ali Fazal to play negative role in next film

Actor Ali Fazal, who will essay a negative role in his upcoming yet untitled film, will attend two international metal music festivals to absorb the essence of his character.

Iceland go top with comeback win over Czechs
Iceland go top with comeback win over Czechs

Unfancied Iceland moved within touching distance of reaching their first major tournament after Kolbeinn Sigthorsson scored a sublime winner in a 2-1 Euro 2016 qualification win over the Czech Republic on Friday.

Gunmen kill nine Afghan employees of Czech charity

Gunmen killed nine Afghan employees of a Czech aid organisation in their beds during an overnight raid in northern Afghanistan Tuesday, one of the deadliest recent attacks on humanitarian workers in the war-battered country.

Militant attack kills nine Afghan employees of Czech NGO: Officials

Nine Afghan employees of a Czech aid organisation were killed when militants attacked their guesthouse in northern Afghanistan early on Tuesday, officials said.

Belgium, Czech Republic rapped over smacking children

A top rights body on Friday said Belgium and the Czech Republic were violating a European treaty because they have not yet fully banned the smacking of children.

Canada, Russia set up final clash at worlds

Canada beat the Czech Republic to clinch a date in Sunday`s ice hockey world championship final with defending champions Russia who saw off the USA 4-0.

Czechs stopped potential nuclear tech purchase by Iran: Sources

The Czech Republic blocked an attempted purchase by Iran this year of a large shipment of sensitive technology useable for nuclear enrichment after false documentation raised suspicions, UN experts and Western sources said.

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.

Poland denies entry to pro-Putin bikers planning victory ride

Poland on Friday said it had denied entry to a Russian biker gang backed by the Kremlin, which is planning to ride through Europe to celebrate the Soviet Union's role in the World War II victory over Nazi Germany.

England FA chief says Harry Kane wants to play at Euro Under-21s
England FA chief says Harry Kane wants to play at Euro Under-21s

Football Association chairman Greg Dyke has said the agent of Harry Kane has told him the Tottenham striker wants to play at the European Under-21 Championships in the Czech Republic in June.

Petra Kvitova takes Czechs past France to Fed Cup final
Petra Kvitova takes Czechs past France to Fed Cup final

Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova sent holders the Czech Republic into their fourth Fed Cup final in five years after breezing past France`s Caroline Garcia in straight sets here on Sunday.

Czechs lead France 2-0 in Fed Cup semi-finals
Czechs lead France 2-0 in Fed Cup semi-finals

Lucie Safarova handed holders the Czech Republic a 1-0 lead over France in the Fed Cup semi-finals after beating Caroline Garcia in three sets in the opening rubber on Saturday.

Safarova, Garcia to open Czechs vs France Fed Cup tie
Safarova, Garcia to open Czechs vs France Fed Cup tie

Lucie Safarova and Caroline Garcia will open the Fed Cup semi-final tie between the Czech Republic and France in the eastern Czech city of Ostrava on Saturday, following Friday`s draw.

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.