Tropical Scotch. Ballantine’s Brasil, which debuted in the Czech Republic and the Netherlands late last year, is not just a one-off novelty Scotch. "There has been great development, interest and growing popularity" for the Brazilian-inspired,...Show More Summary
PRAGUE (Reuters) - Volkswagen is close to deciding on whether to produce a new sport-utility vehicle (SUV) for its mass-market brands Skoda and Seat at a plant in the Czech Republic or Spain, a Skoda union leader said on Tuesday.
In broad strokes, religion became more important for people in East-Central Europe over the last 20 years and less important for people in Western Europe. According to the European Values Survey, church attendance jumped in Poland, Romania, and Slovakia whereas it declined throughout the West. Show More Summary
Ambassadors from Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic sent a letter to House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and asked the U.S. to increase natural gas exports to Europe. Russia’s state-owned energy company, Gazprom, threatened to cut off gas to Ukraine because of their $1.89 billion debt. Show More Summary
John Feffer provides an interesting history of nuclear energy in Eastern Europe. This seems a fair summary of what’s happening now: Poland cancelled the four plants under construction in 1990 but has committed to building its first plant by 2022. Show More Summary
Arsenal’s Tomas Rosicky celebrates his new contract with a stunner for the Czech Republic on Wednesday night against Norway. On Tuesday Arsenal announced that they had renewed Rosicky’s contract, with the 33-year-old getting a new two year deal at the Emirates. With his tail up after his club football future had been secured, Rosicky let [...]
Arsenal have announced on Tuesday that German defender Per Mertesacker and Czech Republic midfielder Tomas Rosicky have agreed new deals to stay at the Gunners. The club announced the new contracts on their official website, along with the following quotes from the players. Mertesacker: “It was easy for me to commit myself to the Club. I [...]
Buyers in France, Korea and the Czech Republic pick up the school days comedy, which has earned more than $70 million at the German box office. read more
As with Nike, Puma are busy launching kits today. And they called upon Arsenal’s Tomas Rosicky to model their new Czech Republic home kit. A figure-hugging red number with blue around the edges, it’s not the most beautiful strip you’ll ever see. Never the most popular shirt amongst the neutrals, you can’t really see that [...]
In a symbolic but otherwise useless move, Kerry Heads to Ukraine as West Seeks Response to Russia Threat. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is traveling to Ukraine today as western leaders seek to respond to Russia seizing control of the eastern European country’s Black Sea region of Crimea. Show More Summary
Czechoslovakia was a sovereign Central European state that existed from the end of World War I until its peaceful dissolution into the Czech Republic and Slovakia in January 1993. Twenty-plus years later, an MSNBC graphics producer seems to have missed that memo.
IMAGES from Ukraine spur empathy and worry throughout the world, but in few places they are as deeply felt as in the Czech Republic, where, according to official census figures, some 120,000 Ukrainians live, more than 50,000 in Prague alone. Show More Summary
Surviving for centuries, Prague's Old Jewish Cemetery has accumulated tens of thousands of bodies stacked atop each other in morbid layers and may have escaped Nazi destruction as a "museum of an extinct race." While no one is sure when...Show More Summary
I enjoyed reading this article by Roger Scruton which comes from the BBC web site, but for a philosopher and writer he makes a number of silly points. Perhaps the fist is his reference to the Czech and Slovak Republics which were once Czechoslovakia (a former satellite state of the old Soviet Union) and are now independent countries, of course. Show More Summary
Much of East-Central Europe was once ruled by monarchs. From the 16th century until the end of World War I, the Habsburgs presided over a territory that extended from parts of present-day Poland in the north to the Croatian coastline in the south. Show More Summary
EAGER internet users shun Google in favour of other search engines in China, Russia and South Korea (among others). In countries using the Latin alphabet, however, there is only one place where Google comes second: the Czech Republic. Show More Summary
Arsene Wenger has revealed Czech Republic midfielder Tomas Rosicky will remain at the club beyond the end of the season after his fine performances earned him a 12-month extension to his current deal, which will be triggered at the end...Show More Summary
This news release is available in German. Numerous German companies are operating globally these days: They develop products domestically, but production is done in other countries like China, Brazil or the Czech Republic. If maintenance or repair work is needed, the engineers who had designed the complex production plants frequently have to travel from Germany. read more
Wednesday’s “TV Everywhere” authenticated live stream of the men’s ice hockey quarterfinal game between the United States and the Czech Republic
It won't be cheap, but you could soon be the owner of a piece of World War II history in the Czech Republic. Oskar Schindler's factory in the tiny village of Brnenec is going on the market. Yes, Oskar Schindler is the same Schindler who had a list. Read more...