Tag: czech republic

European mayors urge EU to bypass governments in disbursing funds

The European Union should bypass national governments that flout democratic standards and deal directly with municipalities as they can perform "miracles" in areas such as climate change

Gunman kills six in Czech hospital before shooting himself

"We have captured the shooting assailant. The 42-year old man had shot himself in the head before police took action, he is dead," police said on Twitter.

Four killed in shooting at Czech hospital

The case took place in Ostrava.

Czechs rally against political leaders on eve of Velvet Revolution anniversary

Around a quarter million Czechs rallied against the prime minister and president on Saturday over concerns the pair are chipping away at...

Photos: 30th anniversary of the Berlin Wall’s fall

Germany celebrated on Saturday the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall that divided East and West Germany, with President...

Czech opposition parties to challenge PM Babis in no-confidence vote

Opposition parties said they will call a vote of no-confidence in Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis's government over alleged conflicts of interest, although they...

Czechs protest justice appointee, fear meddling in PM’s case

Thousands protested around the Czech Republic on Monday against a justice minister nominee they fear might meddle with a criminal case involving the prime...

Man sets himself ablaze in central Prague square

A man set himself on fire in a central Prague square on Friday as Czechs marked the 50th anniversary of a student's self-immolation in...

Czechs mark 50 years since Jan Palach’s self-immolation over crushing of...

Czechs marked the 50th anniversary on Wednesday of student Jan Palach setting himself on fire in central Prague in a desperate act aimed at...

EU lawmakers push Czech PM Babis over conflict of interest

European Union lawmakers backed a resolution on Thursday calling on the EU's executive to act against suspected conflicts of interest involving Czech Prime Minister...