2 rare mammals, Chacoan peccaries, born in Prague zoo

Europe 05/22/19, 07:48

Prague's zoo says two Chacoan peccaries have been born there for the first time, a vital step in efforts to save an endangered species that was once considered extinct.The Chacoan peccary is a wild pig-like mammal whose existence was described ...

Thousands of Czechs demand justice minister’s resignation

Europe 05/13/19, 13:09

Thousands of Czechs are rallying in Prague and elsewhere for the third straight Monday to demand the new justice minister's resignation.The protesters say the minister might compromise the legal system at a time when prosecutors have to decide whether to ...

Thousands of Czechs call on justice minister to resign

Europe 05/06/19, 13:05

Thousands of Czechs are rallying in Prague again to demand the resignation of the new justice minister.The protesters say the minister might compromise the legal system at a time when prosecutors have to decide whether to indict Prime Minister Andrej ...

Thousands protest replacement of Czech justice minister

World 04/29/19, 14:56

Thousands of Czechs are rallying in Prague and elsewhere to protest the proposed replacement of the justice minister.The protesters said Monday that might compromise the legal system at a time when prosecutors have to decide whether to indict Prime Minister ...

Europe’s far-right leaders campaign in Prague for EU vote

Europe 04/25/19, 14:11

Europe's far-right political leaders campaigned Thursday in Prague, calling migration and Islam major threats to Europe as they sought to rally support ahead of the European Parliament elections next month.Marine Le Pen, leader of France's far-right National Rally party and ...

Chelsea, Liverpool condemn fans’ racist song about Salah

Soccer 04/11/19, 15:37

Three Chelsea fans were turned away from the team's Europa League quarterfinal at Slavia Prague on Thursday after the Premier League club identified them in a video appearing to sing a racist song about Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah.The video, which ...

Czech court: rights of alleged Russian hacker violated

Business 04/09/19, 11:17

The Czech Republic's highest court says a former justice minister violated the rights of an alleged Russian hacker by allowing his extradition to the U.S. before a separate asylum case was finalized.Yevgeniy Nikulin is accused of hacking computers at LinkedIn, ...

Brazil and Argentina struggling ahead of Copa America

Soccer 03/27/19, 12:11

The Copa America is less than three months away and both Brazil and Argentina have shown they are far from their best.Brazil is having trouble defending and transitioning from the back to the attack. Argentina, meanwhile, is struggling with a ...

Ancelotti’s Napoli faces Arsenal in Europa League

Sports 03/15/19, 07:26

Napoli will play Arsenal in the Europa League quarterfinals, bringing coach Carlo Ancelotti back to London where he won an English Premier League title with Chelsea.Chelsea was paired with Slavia Prague, which shocked five-time champion Sevilla with a comeback late ...

Czechs to face England, Brazil with striker Patrik Schick

Soccer 03/12/19, 06:23

Patrik Schick has recovered from an unspecified injury to be selected in the Czech Republic squad playing England to open 2020 European Championship qualifying next week.Four days after the March 22 match at Wembley Stadium, the Czechs will face Brazil ...

10-man Arsenal beaten 3-1 at Rennes in Europa League

Soccer 03/07/19, 15:38

Rennes rallied from an early deficit to beat 10-man Arsenal 3-1 in the first leg of the Europa League last 16 on Thursday, a result that spoiled goalkeeper Petr Cech's return to the French city where he spent two seasons.Arsenal ...

Czech Republic playmaker returns to Sparta from China, MLS

Sports 02/22/19, 09:31

Czech Republic midfielder Borek Dockal has returned to Sparta Prague from Henan Jianye in the Chinese Super League and a year with the Philadelphia Union in Major League Soccer.Sparta says the 30-year-old playmaker signed a 3 1/2-year contract.Dockal moved to ...

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