All posts tagged Czech Republic

May 31, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Sixteen people suspected of forgery of documents on a large scale and the smuggling of irregular migrants have been arrested in Greece, and three in the Czech Republic, European police […]

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Bulgaria among freest countries in ‘Nanny State Index’

April 1, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria is ranked 22nd out of 28 European Union countries in the first “Nanny State Index”, meaning it is among the freest in the bloc wh ...

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Paul McCartney to play Prague’s O2 Arena on June 16

March 30, 2016, by The Prague Post

Sir Paul McCartney has added Prague to his upcoming One on One tour, and will be at O2 Arena on June 16. It will be his first appearance in Prague [&h ...


Migrant crisis deepens Europe’s East-West divide

February 17, 2016, by VOANews

The leaders of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia gathered around a cake this week in Prague, celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Vi ...

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    Visegrád Group calls for fast action to secure EU border
    February 16, 2016, by Raymond Johnston of The Prague Post

    How to handle the refugee crisis and in particular the Western Balkan route used by refugees entering Europe through Greece was the topic of the second part of a 25th […]

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    Anti-refugee rallies take place in Prague
    February 7, 2016, by The Prague Post

    Several anti-immigrant rallies took place in Prague, with a large gathering near Prague Castle at Hradčanské náměstí and smaller ones at Wenceslas Square and Loretánské náměstí. The protests were part […]

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    Czech Pirate Party being prosecuted over web links
    January 24, 2016, by Raymond Johnston of The Prague Post

    The police are pursuing charges against the Czech Pirate Party because of its operation of a website that has weblinks to copyrighted television shows, the Pirates said in a press […]

  • In his second year in office as president of the Czech Republic, Milos Zeman continued to generate controversy on a range of fronts. When the country celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution in November 2014, thousands of Czechs turned out to protest against Zeman's pro-Russian stance and vulgar language.
    Czech president Zeman claims his views are vindicated
    January 13, 2016, by Raymond Johnston of The Prague Post

    Czech President Miloš Zeman claims that the New Year’s Eve attacks against women vindicate his negative point of view on refugees coming to Europe, according to his spokesman Jiří Ovčáček. […]

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    Eastern Europe bristles after Cologne
    January 10, 2016, by Deutsche Welle

    Eastern European governments were against taking in Muslim refugees before the events in Cologne took place. Now, they feel vindicated in their resistance and have redoubled their opposition. Whether Poland, […]

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    Czech prime minister’s e-mails hacked
    January 6, 2016, by Raymond Johnston of The Prague Post

    About 80 e-mails were stolen from Czech Republic Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka’s account, according to server The messages were posted on an extremist white power website that opposed refugees and […]