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.

Czech parties ink coalition deal paving way to cabinet

Three Czech parties on Monday signed a coalition deal that should pave the way for a new cabinet months after a bribery and spy scandal toppled the prime minister.

Czech center-left ekes out slim poll victory, tough coalition talks loom

Czech Social Democrats won a slim victory in a parliamentary election on Saturday but faced a tough task forming a government after a wave of voter anger over sleaze and budget cuts propelled new protest parties into parliament.

Czech general elections begins

The election for the Czech chamber of deputies started Friday, becoming the second early parliamentary election in the country`s 20-year history, Xinhua reported.

Czech protesters arrested in anti-Roma rallies

Nearly, 70 far-right activists have been arrested in the anti-Roma protests on Sunday, as reported.

Army comes to rescue of Czech couple stuck in Kishtwar

Army on Wednesday came to the rescue of a Czech couple stuck in curfew-bound Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir since August 8.

Czech Republic opens door to Indian students

In good news for students planning to pursue studies in Europe, the Czech Republic is looking for tie ups and programmes in science technology and education with Indian students studying here.

Czech Parliament delays crucial dissolution vote

Czech lawmakers said on Friday they would postpone a vote to dissolve Parliament until August 20, delaying the trigger for snap elections that could resolve a long-standing political crisis.

Czech fugitives held in Thailand

Thai immigration authorities said they had arrested two fugitive bank robbers who had
been jailed for stealing more than USD4 million from a Czech security van.

Russian nuke company inks deal with Czech partners

A Russian nuclear construction company has signed a memorandum on cooperation with the Czech and Slovak companies in the construction of nuclear power plants (NPP).

Czech Prez signs EU Lisbon Treaty as last obstacle falls

Czech President Vaclav Klaus said he had finally inked the European Union`s reforming Lisbon Treaty on Tuesday, becoming the last EU leader to sign the landmark document into law.

Hungary, Czechs, Romania to host laser project

Hungary, the Czech Republic and Romania will host a 500-million-euro ($728.5 million) pioneering laser facility with a wide range of advanced scientific applications, Hungarian officials have said.

Czech player Ivo Minar denies doping

Czech tennis player
Ivo Minar tested positive for a banned substance after a Davis
Cup match, officials said today.