Brexit Talks Show Progress for Brits Abroad

December 18, 2017

The EU and UK must ensure citizens’ rights remain a key priority and guarantee all the remaining rights of 1.2mn UK citizens living in the EU during Phase Two of the Brexit negotiations, according to leading citizens’ rights campaign group, British in Europe.

EU more unified on borders, but migrant divisions remainBRUSSELS (AP) ...

December 16, 2017

European Union leaders ended a summit Friday deeply divided over how to get thousands of stranded immigrants out of Italy and Greece, with an eastern bloc of nations boasting it was resisting pleas to take in refugees in a "battle" with other EU member states.

Czechs step back from hosting part of women’s European championships in 2019

December 16, 2017

The Czech Republic has renounced the idea of hosting one of group
competitions for the European women’s volleyball championships in 2019.

The idea of hosting part of the competition had been raised in September
by the Czech federation.

EU more unified on borders, but migrant divisions remain

December 16, 2017

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, left, arrives for a meeting of the Visegrad Group on the sidelines of an EU summit in Brussels on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017.

Opponents of refugee quotas give money to bolster EU borders

December 15, 2017

European Union nations bickered over migration policy Thursday in an east-west divide centered on several nations that refuse to accept refugee quotas.

Visegrad Four sign joint project in aid of farmers in Kenya

December 14, 2017

Czech, Hungarian, Polish and Slovak representatives have signed a four-year
project that aims to improve the conditions of thousands of small farmers
in Kenya and contribute to dealing with the causes of illegal migration.

Economic differences underpinned Czechoslovak divorce

December 13, 2017

"It’s the economy stupid." That phrase underlying US president
Bill Clinton’s first election campaign sums up one of the major fault
lines in Czech-Slovak relations in the 20th century and many of the reasons

Babiš government team laid wreath at Masaryk’s tomb

December 13, 2017

Prime Minister Andrej Babiš along with the nominees for the new ANO
minority government laid a wreath at the tomb of the first Czechoslovak
president Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk at Lány on Wednesday morning.

15 reasons why Bratislava is better than Prague

December 12, 2017

Little-known, yet packed with a tantalising blend of history and hedonism, Bratislava provides everything the world-weary weekend-break-taker needs for a refreshing, soul-reviving European jaunt. Don't say 'It's just like a mini Prague', though.

Zeman visits Slovakia on final foreign trip during presidential term

December 12, 2017

The Czech president, Miloš Zeman, on Tuesday visited Slovakia on the final
foreign trip of his term as head of state. He was received in Bratislava by
his Slovak counterpart, Andrej Kiska, at his Grassalkovich Palace residence


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