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WATCH LIVE: Slavia Prague vs Borussia Dortmund UEFA Champions League game

Oct 02, 2019 - 5:23 PM

Bookmark this page to catch the UEFA Champions League game between Slavia Prague and Borussia Dortmund

DETERMINED. Borussia Dortmund hopes to score a breakthrough win after 3 straight draws. Photo from Twitter (@BlackYellow)

Embattled Czech mogul PM expected to survive confidence vote

Jun 26, 2019 - 7:28 PM

Speaking in parliament ahead of the vote, Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis dubs the move an 'attempt to destabilize the country' as he vows not to budge

BABIS. In this file photo taken on April 25, 2019 Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis arrives for a meeting with Prime Ministers of the Visegrad group countries (V4) at Bratislava Castle in Bratislava. File photo by Vladimir Simicek/AFP

PRESS RELEASE: Bust of Jose Rizal unveiled in Prague

Jun 27, 2018 - 5:05 PM

Rizal’s bust was created by Filipino sculptor Jose Giroy, apprentice of National Artist Napoleon V. Abueva

East-west clash as Czechs vote for new president

Jan 13, 2018 - 4:56 PM

Although Milos Zeman is in pole position as the country kicks off a final day of first-round voting Saturday, the outspoken head of state is unlikely to win an outright majority

ANTI-MIGRANT. This file photo taken on November 09, 2016 in Prague shows Czech President Milos Zeman giving a statement to the media. Czech President Milos Zeman on Saturday, January 28, 2016, praised Donald Trump's anti-migrant steps from the day before, saying the new US president simply cared about his citizens' safety. Photo by Michal Cizek/AFP

WATCH: Czeching Out Prague

Dec 30, 2017 - 12:41 PM

Join this virtual trip – or pilgrimage – to the historic fort of Vyšehrad, Charles Bridge, and the famous church of the Infant Jesus of Prague in the Czech Republic

LANDMARK IN PRAGUE. Charles Bridge, the oldest bridge in Prague, Czech Republic, is adorned with around 30 images of Catholic saints. File photo by AFP

WATCH: This church is made of real human bones

Oct 31, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Take a spine-tingling peek inside the Sedlec Ossuary, also known as the Bone Church

Czech Republic creates anti-fake news unit

Jan 24, 2017 - 8:30 PM

Czech officials believe certain propaganda websites allegedly backed by Russia are seeking to spread falsehoods

'Dump Trump': Thousands join global march

Jan 22, 2017 - 1:02 AM

From London to Sydney thousands of people take to the streets in solidarity with US protesters a day after America s new president was inaugurated

'LOVE TRUMPS HATE.' Protesters hold home made placards during the Women's March in Trafalgar Square in London on January 21, 2017 as part of a global day of protests against new US President Donald Trump. Ben Stansall/AFP

Arnold Van Opstal: the jet-setting hoopster

Jul 02, 2016 - 9:00 AM

With free time on his hands Arnold Van Opstal travelled the world and then spent 6 weeks training for his future That comes now

Protests greet Chinese president in Prague

Mar 28, 2016 - 11:00 PM

Protests greet Chinese President Xi Jinping as he arrives in Prague on the first visit by a Chinese head of state to the Czech Republic

WELCOME. People of the Chinese community living in Czech Republic wait in front of Chinese and Czech flags for the arrival of the Chinese President near the Ruzyne airport on March 28, 2016, in Prague. Photo by Michal Cizek / AFP

Eastern European countries reject migrant quotas

Sep 11, 2015 - 8:38 PM

UPDATED The UN s refugee agency welcomes the EU plan to distribute refugees but says more is needed to relieve pressure on frontline states

REFUGEES FLEE CONFLICT. Migrants, mainly from Syria and Iraq, seen walking at the E45 freeway near Kliplev, Denmark, September 9, 2015. Photo by Benjamin Nolte/EPA

EU divided as record wave of refugees stream into bloc

Sep 11, 2015 - 10:37 AM

The European Union is bitterly divided over how to cope with the biggest migrant crisis since World War II with some countries on the bloc s borders hardening their stance while others in Western Europe have opened their doors

Czech police spark uproar by tagging refugees with numbers

Sep 02, 2015 - 11:34 PM

Interior ministry spokeswoman Lucie Novakova said the move was introduced because of the increasing number of children among the refugees

British cancer boy Ashya King arrives in Prague for treatment

Sep 08, 2014 - 8:15 PM

A medical plane carrying Ashya took off from Malaga in southern Spain headed for the Czech capital on Monday after health and legal authorities finally sealed the formalities for his transfer

BRETT KING. Father of British boy Ashya King, Brett King (R), waits at the entry of Malaga's Maternity hospital, south-eastern Spain, 08 September 2014. Jorge Zapata/EPA

British boy Ashya to go to Prague for treatment by Monday – lawyer

Sep 06, 2014 - 9:12 PM

Ashya King recently underwent surgery for a brain tumor in southern England

Palestinian envoy dies after Prague residence blast

Jan 01, 2014 - 11:23 PM

Jamal al Jamal Palestinian ambassador to Prague is killed in a blast in his residence

Brooklyn-based Pinoy transports PH culture through art

Sep 02, 2013 - 4:00 PM

For this Filipino artist in Brooklyn It s More Creative in the Philippines

SALAMAT, RIZAL. A bad experience with the police and a discovery of an antique copy of Jose Rizal's 'Noli Me Tangere' sparked a flame in Anthony Castro that never stopped burning. All images courtesy of Anthony Castro

Prague to unveil ‘Love Train’ for singles

May 21, 2013 - 9:32 AM

Single in Prague? Just ride the soon to be opened Love Train

LOVE TRIP. You can enter the 'Love Train' in Prague single and step out with someone promising. Photo from

Internet, the great equalizer

Oct 30, 2012 - 10:13 AM

It is the future of the media and the civic marketplace whether in the US Asia or Europe

Lamb of God singer held in Prague over death of fan: report

Jul 01, 2012 - 1:47 PM

Randy Blythe stands accused of manslaughter

LAMB OF GOD'S RANDY Blythe now stands accused of manslaughter, according to Screen grab from YouTube