- Stun guns in demand in Germany amid security concerns Updated: Feb-08-16 6:33 am
PRAGUE - After the attacks in Paris and New Year's security scares, Germans have been snapping up self-defense equipment like stun guns - to the delight of a Czech manufacturer who corners the market.
- Taxi in Prague block traffic, demand higher pay, ban on Uber Updated: Feb-08-16 6:06 am
PRAGUE - Hundreds of Czech taxi drivers are blocking a major road in downtown Prague to demand higher pay and protest alternative services such as Uber.
- Ai Weiwei wraps Zodiac Heads to protest migrants' condition Updated: Feb-05-16 10:31 am
PRAGUE - In a protest about the plight of migrants coming to Europe, Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei has wrapped golden thermal blankets around his bronze animal heads meant to recreate the traditional Chinese zodiac.
- US embassy condemns Czechs for not extraditing suspects Updated: Feb-04-16 2:12 pm
PRAGUE - The U.S. embassy in Prague on Thursday blasted a decision by the Czech Republic's justice minister not to extradite a Lebanese national to the U.S. to face weapons charges.
- Close ally of former Czech PM convicted in bribery case Updated: Feb-02-16 7:26 am
PRAGUE - A close friend and key adviser of former Czech Prime Minister Mirek Topolanek has been convicted of bribery and sentenced to five years in prison.
- Czechs donate weapons, ammunition to Iraq, Jordan Updated: Jan-25-16 9:08 am
PRAGUE - The Czech prime minister says his government has approved a plan to donate further weapons and ammunition to Iraq and also ammunition to Jordan to help them fight Islamic State militants.
- Britain's Cameron fails to get backing on EU welfare reforms Updated: Jan-22-16 11:20 am
PRAGUE - British Prime Minister David Cameron said Friday he was confident that his country would be able to reach a deal with the European Union on his government's demands for EU reforms.
- Czechs honor student who burned himself to death in 1968 Updated: Jan-16-16 12:25 pm
PRAGUE - A memorial has been unveiled in Prague to honor a Charles University student who burned himself to death to protest the 1968 Soviet-led invasion of what was then Czechoslovakia.
- New EU envoy to combat anti-Semitism presents her goals Updated: Jan-12-16 12:42 pm
PRAGUE - The new European Union coordinator to combat anti-Semitism says among her top priorities will be to tackle the spike of hate speech on the Internet and to make sure European states properly enforce legislation on hate crime.
- EU foreign policy chief says Iran sanctions to end soon Updated: Jan-11-16 6:46 am
PRAGUE - The European Union foreign policy chief says she expects the economic sanctions against Iran to be lifted soon.