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Czechs boost controls on Austrian border over migrants

The Czech Republic said on Sunday it will boost controls on the border with Austria over the refugee crisis, following a similar move by its western neighbour Germany.

Sep 14, 2015, 01:43 AM IST

Czechs hold anti-Islam demo over Paris attacks

 Around 600 people turned out Friday for a rally against Islam in central Prague, a first in the Czech Republic and held in response to last week`s deadly terrorist attacks in France.

Jan 17, 2015, 02:23 AM IST

France v Switzerland in Davis Cup final

France will host Switzerland in the Davis Cup final in November after Roger Federer gave the Swiss the winning point against Italy in Geneva on Sunday.

Sep 14, 2014, 18:17 PM IST

Czechs to have new PM on Jan 17

Czech President Milos Zeman said on Friday he will appoint the Social Democratic party`s leader as the country`s new prime minister next week, but set a condition for appointing his government.

Jan 10, 2014, 22:10 PM IST

Czechs angry at being confused for Chechnya

The Czech ambassador to the US has expressed concern over remarks in the US social networks wrongly aiming his Central European country over the Boston Marathon terror attack for Chechan rebels.

Apr 21, 2013, 10:15 AM IST

Ex-British minister sold secrets to Czechs: Report

Raymond Mawby, an ex-Conservative Party lawmaker who briefly served as a junior minister in the mid-1960s, provided intelligence to spies working for Czechoslovakia.

Jun 28, 2012, 23:54 PM IST

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.

Dec 23, 2011, 17:42 PM IST

Czechs unveil statue of Woodrow Wilson in Prague

The original statue of Wilson was destroyed by the Nazis in 1941, following their occupation of Czechoslovakia.

Oct 05, 2011, 17:34 PM IST

Czechs to send more troops to Afghanistan

The Czech Parliament has approved a government plan to increase the number of Czech troops in Afghanistan during the next two years.

Nov 03, 2010, 18:34 PM IST

Czechs cast ballots in vote seen as government test

Czechs voted in a mid-term Senate ballot, seen as a test for the new centre-right cabinet whose reforms and cuts are likely to slow down if the leftist opposition wins a majority.

Oct 23, 2010, 20:15 PM IST

4 Czechs get long prison for attack on Roma family

A Czech court convicted four
right-wing extremists of an arson attack on a Roma family that badly injured a 2-year-old girl, and sentenced them to
stiff prison terms.

Oct 21, 2010, 00:22 AM IST

Czechs stop Google`s Street View data collection

Czech data protection authorities have stopped Google Inc collecting new images to update Street View.

Sep 14, 2010, 19:26 PM IST

Czechs celebrate fall of communism 20 years ago

With their country in deep political crisis, Czechs will take to the streets throughout the country Tuesday to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the end of decades of repressive communist rule.

Nov 17, 2009, 13:09 PM IST