Blog posts tagged with 'Czech'

Czechs join Ireland, Nordic countries in opposing EU digital tax
The Czech Republic joined opposition by Ireland, Finland and Sweden to the European Union's proposed tax on big internet companies in a joint paper warning that the measures may breach international treaty obligations.
Czech president defends assertion that most Roma don't work
The Czech president refused on Sunday to back down from comments slamming what he called a 90 percent unemployment rate among the country's Roma, earning a rebuke from campaigners and rights activists.
Czech PM says he stands behind Hungary after EU parliament vote
The Czech government stands behind Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban after a European Parliament vote to sanction the country for flouting EU rules, Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis said on Thursday.
Czech PM lauds work of Libyan coast guard, urges closer cooperation
Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis on Wednesday underscored his country's objections to distributing migrants through the European Union, and called for closer cooperation with Libya to combat human smuggling across the Mediterranean.
In the land of pilsner, Czech hops suffer amid drought
Fans of sought-after Czech hops might be left a little thirsty this year as the prized hops are the latest victim of a summer drought, cutting yields by about 30 percent below average.
Drought uncovers once-dreaded 'Hunger Stones' in Czech river
Ancient ominous warnings carved on usually submerged boulders along the Elbe River had for centuries driven fear into the hearts of Czechs, but their reappearance during this year's drought is just a reminder of how tough people had it.
Czech duo Krejcikova and Siniakova win doubles title
five years after they won the junior title together -- and dedicated the victory to their late compatriot Jana Novotna.
Czech president appoints PM Babis's second government
Czech President Milos Zeman appointed a new two-party cabinet led by Prime Minister Andrej Babis on Wednesday, installing a minority government that may need the support of the once-outcast Communist party to exercise its mandate.
Czech president set to appoint new government in coming days
Czech president Milos Zeman said on Sunday he may appoint a new two-party cabinet on Tuesday or Wednesday following eight months of political instability after last October's election.
Czech government backs bill on same-sex marriage
The Czech government gave its backing on Friday to a bill which would make the country the first in formerly communist Europe to allow same-sex marriage.