Slovakia's President Andrej Kiska undergoes surgery in hip joint area at Czech medical clinic

August 20, 2015

The presidential office in Bratislava says Thursday's endoscopic operation at the clinic in the western Czech city of Plzen deals with an unspecified painful problem at a hip joint. It was recommended after a conservative treatment failed.

2 Warhol artworks disappear from Slovakia's Museum of Modern Art

August 21, 2015

PanARMENIAN.Net - The Andy Warhol Museum of the Modern Art in Medzilaborce, Slovakia has come clean about the disappearance of two famous works of art by Andy Warhol. These artworks were on loan to a private individual who since then has vanished, Art Daily reports.

Czechs mark 1968 invasion of Czechoslovakia

August 21, 2015

This Friday marks the 47th anniversary of invasion of Czechoslovakia by
Soviet-led troops in 1968, which crushed the short-lived Prague Spring
reform movement and brought in political and moral decline which lasted

Slovak president recovering from joint surgery in Plzeň hospital

August 21, 2015

Slovak President Andrej Kiska who on Thursday underwent hip joint surgery
at the Plzeň Teaching Hospital is reported to be recovering well and has
started rehabilitation exercises, his spokesman told the ctk news agency.

Czechs mark 47th anniversary of 1968 invasion

August 21, 2015

Czechs are marking the 47th anniversary of the invasion of Czechoslovakia
by Soviet-led Warsaw Pact troops. A traditional commemorative ceremony is
set to take place on Friday morning in front of the Czech Radio building,

Experts reject Russian propaganda

August 20, 2015

A group of journalists, historians and experts on Ukraine have prepared a
text rejecting Russian propaganda concerning the current crisis in Ukraine.
The study, prepared in cooperation with the Prague-based think-tank

Upscale Tauck adds more family cruises on Europe's waterways

August 20, 2015

Pack up the kids. It's time to go river cruising. Tauck , a luxury tour and river cruise company, is going after the family market.

“Bye-bye Summer” James Bond Night with InterNations

August 20, 2015

Spend the last Friday of this summer with your old friends from InterNations and get to know some new interesting people in the beautiful lounge bar of Grand Hotel River Park, let yourself be entertained by live piano music and have a great time mingling while enjoying an amazing view on the blue

Expats Bulletin 20.8.2015

August 20, 2015

We have another look into the past and this time it’s the invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968. This was an invasion by our supposed allies in a period, when Czechoslovakia was undergoing democratic reforms in a hope to move away from the Stalinist totalitarianism.

Slovakia will take in 200 Syrian refugees, but they have to be Christian

August 19, 2015

Refugees, mostly Syrians, walk through fields in northern Greece as they travel toward the Macedonian border on Aug. 13.


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