Wednesday, 26 November 2014
National | Radio Prague

The Czech president, Miloš Zeman, says he is opposed to the idea of Ukraine joining the NATO military alliance. Speaking on Tuesday on a visit to Kazakhstan, he said Ukraine should be neutral and ought to undergo "Finlandisation", meaning it should have a position analogous to Finland during the Soviet era, when it retained its sovereignty but subordinated its policies to those of its powerful neighbour.

National | The Prague Post

One year after typhoon Haiyan devastated vast territories of South East Asia, particularly the Philippines, the Czech NGO People in Need helped more than 75,000 people.



Politics | Radio Prague

A rift has developed within the Social Democratic Party over the decision of the local party organisation in the north Bohemian town of Duchcov to enter into a coalition with the ultra-right Workers Party of Social Justice whose members have in the past organised anti-Roma demonstrations in the town.

National | Radio Prague

The Czech Republic supports a solution to the Middle East peace process under which the Israelis and the Palestinians would each have an independent state, the country's prime minister, Bohuslav Sobotka, said in Jerusalem on Tuesday.

National | Radio Prague

The United Arab Emirates is to open an embassy in Prague, E15 reported on Tuesday. The move has already been approved by the Gulf state's president and government, the newspaper said, quoting a spokesperson for the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Business | Radio Prague

e-shops in the Czech Republic are expected to get a jump on shopping centres and other outlets in pre-Christmas sales, according to a new poll by GE Money Bank. This will be a first for internet dealers in the country.

Cinema | The Prague Post

This is the 10th year of the Filmasia Festival in Prague. The festival of Asian film will run an entire week, from Dec. 1 to 7 with films at Lucerna and Světozor. Sci-fi epic 'Snowpiercer' is among the highlights.

Prague | The Prague Post

Long-term restoration of the façade of the Černín Palace, the seat of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs located near Prague Castle, finishes this month. The National Heritage Institute (NPÚ) will introduce the new concept during a guided tour of the palace on Dec. 9 at 3:30 p.m..

Life | Kids in Prague

How can we find unique, czech-made gifts for family here and abroad? It's easier than it used to be thanks to the big design markets that are cropping up all over town and small boutique-style shops.

Sport | The Independent

Petr Cech continues to be linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge, with Premier League rivals Arsenal among those chasing the goalkeeper.