All posts tagged Czech Republic

  • Prague blast probe begins
    May 2, 2013, by The Prague Post

    A gas leak has officially been blamed for a powerful explosion at a building on Divadelní street that injured 35 people April 29, prompting experts to once again warn against […]

  • Prague blast injures 40
    April 29, 2013, by VOANews

    A powerful explosion in the Czech capital, Prague, has injured at least 20 people, causing police to seal off a tourist area and evacuate buildings. Police say the cause of […]

  • Takeover of Volksbank signals Russian bank strength
    March 31, 2013, by Daniel Bardsley for The Prague Post

    A new sign in black and a striking interior in green: The recently unveiled Sberbank branch in the center of Prague is certainly trying to stand out. The significance of […]

  • Ukrainian porn actress loses asylum appeal
    March 5, 2013, by The Prague Post

    A Prague court has thrown out an appeal from Ukrainian porn actress Anastasia Hagen-Gryshai’s against the repeated rejection of her application for Czech asylum. Hagen-Gryshai filed a complaint against the Czech […]

  • Clinton pushing energy diversity in Czech Republic
    December 3, 2012, by VOANews

    U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in the Czech Republic for a short visit that includes a push to help a U.S. firm win a nuclear plant construction contract. […]

  • a fanned-out sheaf of euro notes
    Young Czech bank eyes CEE markets
    June 18, 2012, by Emily Thompson of The Prague Post

    Three new banks were launched on the local market last year, offering stripped-down, online retail banking products that quickly began to lure dissatisfied customers from the established banks. Among them […]