VOA: 75 years of station many Czechs tuned into across Iron Curtain

February 24, 2017

Many looking for an alternative to state-controlled media in communist
Czechoslovakia tuned into to Voice of America, which was founded 75 years
ago this month. Over the decades a number of well-known Czechoslovak

VIDEO: Polish supermarket Tradycja opens up in Hanley

February 22, 2017

Polish for 'tradition' - has opened its doors in the city centre where a special launch event took place yesterday to welcome shoppers to the store.

Woman accused of filming herself urinating on Koran before burning it faces six years in jail

February 21, 2017

The woman was identified as Sheila Szmerekova, 24, from the central Slovakian city of Ruzomberok after the video sparked outrage on social media.

Slovak PM Robert Fico survives no confidence vote

February 18, 2017

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Matěj Mináč to receive Raoul Wallenberg award for his films about Nicholas Winton

February 23, 2017

Slovak Director Matěj Mináč, along with producer Patrik Pašš, are set
to receive the Raoul Wallenberg Award for keeping alive the memory of Sir
Nicholas Winton, the British man who helped to save 669 mostly Jewish

UK village to finally get monument to Anthropoid heroes

February 23, 2017

Prior to being dropped in Nazi-controlled Bohemia to carry out the
assassination of German governor Reinhard Heydrich, the Czechoslovak
parachutists Jozef Gabčík and Jan Kubiš were based in the English

Fuelled by Olympic momentum, young Hungarian group aims for parliament

February 22, 2017

Organising their campaign from a decrepit basement, a group of young professionals and students have collected a quarter of a million signatures in a month to press for a referendum that could force Budapest to abandon its 2024 Olympic bid.

Cruise The Danube With Fairfield, Norwalk Chambers Of Commerce

February 17, 2017

A group from the Fairfield and Norwalk Chambers of Commerce will take a river cruise on the Danube in September. Those interested in joining the trip may attend a presentation Tuesday, Feb. 21 at The Boathouse Restaurant at Saugatuck Rowing Club in Westport.

Courts to reopen Mašín case

February 20, 2017

Czech courts will once again rule on the restitution claim of Zdena
Mašínová, sister of the Mašín brothers, who dramatically escaped from
Czechoslovakia in the early 1950s. Mašínová has filed for restitution of

Slovak-Czech film Little Harbour wins Crystal Globe at Berlinale

February 19, 2017

The Slovak-Czech film Little Harbour directed by Iveta Grófová has won a
Crystal Globe in the Generation Kplus category of the Berlinale Film
Festival. The movie tells the story tells the story of two children whose

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