Snow, strong wind complicate traffic on Czech, Slovak roads

April 22, 2017

Ostrava/Jesenik, North Moravia/Bratislava, April 20 - Snow and strong wind complicated traffic in the Czech Republic, mainly in north Moravia, where a number of roads were completely closed, as well as in the mountain areas of the neighbouring Slovakia on Thursday.

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April 22, 2017

Two dozen people were injured in a 40-car pileup amid snow in northeastern Slovakia on Thursday, according to the Associated Press . The incident occurred at 6 a.m. CEST near the city of Poprad, where 7.5 cm of snow covered the ground on Thursday morning.

Foreign Minister highlights “Czech Republic on the Way” project ahead of 2018

April 21, 2017

The Czech Foreign Minister Lubomír Zaorálek as well as key public figures
such as the Academy of Sciences’ Pavel Baran or sociologist Tereza
Stöckelová presented a new project on Thursday entitled “Česko na

Foreign Minister highlights “Czech Republic on the Way” project ahead of 2018

April 21, 2017

The Czech Foreign Minister Lubomír Zaorálek as well as key public figures
such as the Academy of Sciences’ Pavel Baran or sociologist Tereza
Stöckelová presented a new project on Thursday entitled “Česko na

24 hurt in pile-up during Slovakian snowstorm

April 20, 2017

Countries including Slovakia and the Czech Republic have been hit by an unusual April cold snap, with freezing temperatures and snow The damaged cars completely blocked the major traffic route connecting the capital Bratislava with the eastern part of the country.

Northern Slovakia reports emergency due to extremely cold weather

April 21, 2017

Northern Slovakia has announced an emergency situation due to extreme cold and windy weather, Marian Barilla of the self-governing region of Presov said Thursday. Police closed several roads in the area including the highway connecting eastern and western Slovakia.

Losing the struggle for Europe

April 19, 2017

From the rise of nationalist forces to Russian interference to Brexit, Europe is under attack and on the edge of disintegration People hold placard during a protest in HeroesA square against a new law that would undermine Central European University, a liberal graduate school of social sciences f

Thousands rally against alleged gov't corruption in Slovakia

April 18, 2017

Thousands of Slovakians are rallying in the capital of Bratislava to protest alleged corruption in the government of Prime Minister Robert Fico.

It's time for international investors to speak up about Hungary's assault on democracy

April 19, 2017

Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events Demonstrators protest against Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's move to shut down the Central European University, founded by Hungarian-born U.S.

Thousands of Slovaks protest corruption, demand ouster of PM Fico's ally

April 19, 2017

Thousands of Slovaks joined a rally on Tuesday to protest against corruption and demand the resignation of the interior minister, a close ally of Prime Minister Robert Fico, over his ties with a developer under investigation for tax fraud.

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