Protests reignite in Ukraine

Protests reignite in Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine, April 7 (UPI) -- Protests reignited in Ukraine after pro-Russian protesters seized government buildings in eastern Ukraine on Sunday.
Aileen Graef

Czech parliamentary election ends with no clear winner or coalition

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- The Social Democrats emerged from Czech elections with 20.5 percent of the vote Saturday, officials said, putting them in first place but with no clear mandate.

Czech artist gives president 33-foot middle finger

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Czech artist David Cerny expressed his disapproval of the country's president with a 33-foot-high sculpture of a hand flipping the bird at Prague Castle.
Palestinian Erekat angered at Czech embassy move proposal

Palestinian Erekat angered at Czech embassy move proposal

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat accused Czech President Milos Zeman of attempting to undermine the Middle East peace process.

Czech Chamber of Deputies votes to dissolve

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- The Czech Republic's Chamber of Deputies approved a resolution Tuesday calling for its own dissolution, a step toward a likely October general election.

Czech prime minister agrees to stay until election

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- The interim government of the Czech Republic was asked to remain in place until the next election after Prime Minister Jiri Rusnok resigned Tuesday.

Petr Necas set to resign as Czech prime minister amid scandal

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, June 17 (UPI) -- Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas announced he would resign over a spy and bribery scandal involving his government.
Ambassador: Czech Republic and Chechnya two very different places

Ambassador: Czech Republic and Chechnya two very different places

WASHINGTON, April 22 (UPI) -- Many are confusing the Czech Republic, a country in Central Europe, with Chechnya, 2,000 miles away and part of the Russian Federation, an official says.

Zeman wins Czech presidential election

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Former Czech Prime Minister Milos Zeman has won the Czech Republic's presidential election with 55 percent in a second round of polling, officials said.

Atlantic Eye: Darth Klaus's revisionist spin

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Czech President Vaclav Klaus would have you think he was an anti-communist warrior. He would have you think he ran subversive seminars against the ideology. Nothing fills his ego more than overstating his role. What Vaclav Klaus did best during communism was to keep his head low and connive after his convenience.
MARC S. ELLENBOGEN, UPI International Columnist

Czech PM offers Israel 'unwavering' support

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- The Czech Republic's new Prime Minister Stanislav Gross has said the Israeli people have his country's "unwavering support".

Czech Senate refuses to endorse Benes

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, March 25 (UPI) -- The Czech Senate Thursday voted down a motion endorsing former President Eduard Benes, who sanctioned mass expulsions of Germans after World War II.

Czech PM urges solidarity on terrorism

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 3 (UPI) -- The argument that one man's terrorist is another man's freedom fighter carried little weight with Czech Republic Prime Minister Milos Zeman, who warned Wednesday that the splitting of such hairs will only lead to the kind of appeasement that allowed the r

Czech PM urges no terror 'appeasement'

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 3 (UPI) --