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Central European leaders speak (some) English

English is not as easy as the language’s native speakers might like to believe Add a comment
 

It is almost time to turn back the clock

Summer / daylight saving time ends this weekend; Europeans will sleep one hour longer Add a comment
 

Andrej Kiska, an engaged leader

Slovak president travels, debates, delivers speeches, launches business incubator while Czech counterpart sunbathes in Greece with Russian hosts Add a comment
 

Sme: Slovak Andrej Babiš is the ‘Czech Berlusconi’

Slovak paper adds that former secret police agents still have a very big voice in society today Add a comment
 

Four foreign presidents will mark Nov. 17 in Prague

Heads of state from Germany, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia will come to celebrate 25 years since Velvet Revolution Add a comment
 

Zeman gives expatriates' application to minister

President continues his full-throated support of Volhynian Czechs Add a comment
 

Coal a sticking point in environmental program

European Commission has several objections to operation program for 2014–20 Add a comment
 

Progress seen in fight against human trafficking

Reports say first half of three-year plan has shown results in handling human trafficking cases Add a comment
 

EU calls for ‘solidarity’ if Russian gas supply is interrupted

Gas Stress Test shows cooperation is key to coping with a potential supply problem Add a comment
 

Poland in trouble over car disposal

The European Commission is taking Poland to court over failings in end-of-life vehicles legislation Add a comment
 

Today is World Food Day

EU research turning food waste into feed Add a comment
 

Czech Republic asked to change visa appeal procedure

Four CEE countries should provide for appeal before a judicial body Add a comment
 

Most Czech firms are happy with sanctions against Russia

Close to 70 percent of companies agree with measures taken by the West in reaction to Ukrainian invasion Add a comment
 

Sme: Czech politics becoming arena of businessmen

Slovak daily points to Andrej Babiš’s activities as evidence parties are about business, not ideology Add a comment
 

U.S. ambassador to OSCE sees little progress in Ukraine

Daniel Baer says while a few prisoners have been exchanged, the 12-point protocol remains far from implemented Add a comment
 

Dozens of hepatitis A cases appear in Slovakia

Roma community among those hit hardest by local epidemic in country’s southern districts Add a comment
 

Refugee crisis hits EU close to borders

Growing numbers from Syria and Iraq put pressure on neighboring countries Add a comment
 

Slovaks join fighting from Ukraine to Iraq

Intelligence services report country’s nationals have joined fights abroad, but number is very low Add a comment
 

European Commission discusses poverty

EU currently suffers record numbers of people in poverty Add a comment
 

Czech, Polish ForMins: Sanctions against Russia are necessary

Ministers call for a common policy within the Visegrad Four Add a comment
 

Slovakia still gets less Russian gas but will cope in winter

Slovakia receives less gas from Russia but has enough to cover for the winter Add a comment
 

EU trade commissioner meets with Ukraine foreign minister

Discussion on recent Association Agreement with Ukraine Add a comment
 

Europe gears up to make nuclear fusion energy a reality

Large-scale investment intended to create clean energy source Add a comment
 

EU and China to hold dialogue on security and defense

Meeting grows out of 2013 EU-China Summit Add a comment
 

Czech lower house head supports Serbia's EU accession

Hamáček said the EU cannot dictate that Kosovo be recognized Add a comment
 

Ukrainian activists nominated for Sakharov Prize

European Parliament picks three finalists for the freedom of thought award Add a comment
 

EU takes step toward cleaner fuel rules

Climate action: Reducing the carbon content of transport fuels Add a comment
 

Zaorálek defends use of sanctions against Russia

Foreign affairs minister says the measures have made a cessation of hostilities in Ukraine more likely Add a comment
 

EP rejects Hungarian candidate for commissioner

Tibor Navracsics was nominee for education, culture, youth and citizenship post; country dismisses criticism as ‘political’ Add a comment
 

Czech unit leaving to protect Iceland's airspace

Fighter jets and some six dozen will secure island nation until end of the year Add a comment