Football: Czechs defeat Slovakia under new coach Šilhavý

October 13, 2018

The Czech international football team has won its first match under the
newly appointed coach, Jaroslav Šilhavý. The Czechs defeated Slovakia 2:1
in the Nations League, a competition in which they lost their opening game

Bear's quest for honey scares locals in Beskydy mountains

October 12, 2018

For several weeks now, a brown bear has been roaming the mountain region of
Valašsko located in the easternmost part of Moravia, near the Slovak
border, approaching villages and attacking sheep at remote farms.

Visegrad Group divided on EU sanctions against Russia

October 12, 2018

The presidents of Slovakia and Poland have defended the EU sanctions
against Russia as justified.

Why are there so few Roma politicians?

October 12, 2018

Whereas in 1990 there were eight Roma MPs in the Czechoslovak Parliment,
today there are none and candidates who belong to the minority have not had
much success in the recent communal elections either. Although individual

Czech president says EU should not interfere in internal affairs of member states

October 12, 2018

Czech President Miloš Zeman has criticized the EU for trying to interfere
in the internal affairs of the Visegrad Group states.

Daily news summary 11.10.2018

October 11, 2018

V4 summit in Slovakia
Synthetic drug scare
Number of road deaths up

President Zeman attends V4 summit in High Tatras

October 11, 2018

Presidents of the Visegrad group states – the Czech Republic, Hungary,
Poland and Slovakia are holding a summit in the High Tatras in Slovakia.

Mafra taking over Bauer Media

October 9, 2018

The media group Mafra, which is part of the Agrofert conglomerate built up
by Prime Minister Andrej Babis, is taking over the Bauer Media publishing
house in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, according to a joint press

New foreign minister to be appointed next week

October 8, 2018

President Miloš Zeman is to appoint Tomáš Petříček foreign minister
on October 16th, the president’s spokesman announced on Monday.

Pop singer Michal David to receive state honours

October 7, 2018

President Miloš Zeman will present pop singer Michal David with state
honours on October 28, the day marking the centenary of Czechoslovakia’s
founding.

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