Tattooed professor has fair shot at becoming new Czech Prez!

Vladimir Franz is running at a surprising third place in polls ahead of this week`s Czech Republic Presidential Election.

World leaders bid farewell to Vaclav Havel

Havel, who became president after the revolution and left office in 2003, died Sunday morning at his weekend home in the country`s north.

Czechs mourn "Velvet Revolution" leader Havel

Thousands of Czechs streamed through Prague Castle to write condolences and bid farewell to Vaclav Havel.

Czech ex-president Havel to be buried Friday

The funeral of former Czech president Vaclav Havel, who died Sunday morning at the age of 75, will take place Friday, the CTK news agency said.

Czech revolution icon Vaclav Havel dies at 75

"On Sunday Vaclav Havel has left us," his secretary, Sabina Tancevova, said in a statement.

Czechs celebrate 20 years since Velvet Revolution

Former Czech president Vaclav Havel opened the 20th anniversary celebrations of the Velvet Revolution with a concert attended by celebrities.