Czech Republic

24 November 2016
Little Hope for Swift Release of Czechs Held in Turkey

Incident underscores complexity of EU-Turkish relations as each side pursues its own interests in the Syrian conflict.

 
16 November 2016
An Open Letter to My British and American Friends

Despair and dismay at the fading of the dreams of a post-1989 world.

By Martin Ehl
 

14 November 2016
The Donald’s Apprentice Ambassador? Premium

Ivana Trump, ex-wife of US president-elect Donald Trump, wants to be the next U.S. ambassador to the Czech Republic.

 
28 October 2016
Zeman’s Revenge? Premium

The Czech president is accused of denying a Holocaust survivor a medal of honor because of internal disputes about Czech-Chinese relations.

 
27 October 2016
The Dalai Lama Test

The Tibetan spiritual leader’s visit to Central Europe provides some answers to the state of Chinese relations, Havel’s legacy, and the scruples of individual politicians.

By Martin Ehl
 
19 October 2016
Czech Underwater Cave Found to be World’s Deepest Premium

An expedition has revealed that an underwater limestone cavern in the eastern part of the Czech Republic is 12 meters deeper than the former world record-holder in Italy.

 
17 October 2016
Prague’s Festival of Lights Premium

The popular event draws crowds and again amazes with installations around the Czech capital.

 
14 October 2016
Czech Republic Sees Unique Alternatives to Wedding Rings Premium
Czechs have turned to different displays of devotion to their partners, such as engraved watches or tattoos.
 
12 October 2016
Czechs Divided over Schindler Factory Premium
Czechs are hesitant to turn the abandoned complex, which housed and saved over 1,200 Jews from Nazi extermination, into a museum.
 
3 October 2016
Into the Mainstream Premium

As Czech students headed back to class this fall, their schools started implementing a long-awaited law that could finally end the de facto segregation of Roma students – though activists remain skeptical. 

By Barbara Levin
 

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The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.

This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes. 

It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.

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