VEJPRTY, Czech Republic A fire in a home for people with disabilities killed eight people and injured 30 in northwest Czech Republic early on Sunday, fire and state officials said.
PEZINOK, Slovakia A former soldier admitted in court on Monday killing a Slovakian journalist whose murder two years ago led to anti-corruption protests that brought down the government of long-time prime minister Robert Fico.
KLADRUBY, Czech Republic The Kladruby stud in the Czech Republic has been breeding horses for royal service since the 1500s, when its sleek grey stallions were seen as a symbol of Habsburg power.
PRAGUE, Jan 3 When you're an endangered species
and your partner just isn't in the mood, drastic measures are
called for, as Ginni, one of Prague Zoo's Asiatic lionesses,
found out on Thursday when she underwent an artificial
STONAVA, Czech Republic A methane explosion killed 12 Poles and one Czech at an eastern Czech coal mine, the OKD mining company said on Friday, in the worst disaster of this kind in almost three decades.
BRATISLAVA Thousands marched in Bratislava and other Slovak cities on Friday for murdered investigative journalist Jan Kuciak, demanding swift action in response to a killing that has shocked the country and shaken its government. | Video
PRAGUE Czechs paid tribute to their late playwright-president Vaclav Havel on what would have been his 80th birthday on Wednesday by holding meetings and concerts and naming a small Prague square in his honour.
BRNO, Czech Republic A Czech court sentenced U.S. citizen Kevin Dahlgren to life in prison on Wednesday for stabbing to death a family of four of his relatives whom he had been visiting in 2013.
BRATISLAVA Philanthropist and former businessman Andrej Kiska trounced Prime Minister Robert Fico in Slovakia's presidential election on Saturday as voters feared Fico and his center-left party would amass too much power.
BRATISLAVA Philanthropist and former businessman Andrej Kiska trounced Prime Minister Robert Fico in Slovakia's presidential election on Saturday as voters feared Fico and his centre-left party would amass too much power.