"Some guys poured fuel on my house and set it alight. The next morning workers were already pulling down my house."
Natalya Tatjana Strezhniova
""This is something that happened in the past, and of course it will happen in the future again.""
Director, Museum of Natural History Vienna & Professor, University of Vienna
""Priority must be given to the rescue of human lives and then the immediate docking at a safe port.""
Communications Officer, UNHCR
"I hope that one day I, my family and all displaced Syrians will be able to return to our homeland freely and independently."
""His effots have led to other countries taking up Operation ENABLE and later this year there will be a pan-European operation.""
European Traffic Police Network
"It is too early to say North Korea government is starting to play games with America and Chinese government."
Director of the Korean Peninsula Centre at Peking University
""This standoff shows how Europe has lost its moral compass in the Mediterranean""
Head of MSF Emergency Desk
""People have continued to come and die in this tense kind of limbo where the EU itself cannot reach a united policy""
World news editor, The Daily Beast
The former Czech President Vaclav Havel is gravely ill in hospital with respiratory problems. The 72-year-old is reported to be in a serious but
In Prague, with gas, Gaza and global economic crises in full gallop, European senior officials presented a calm and collected air… The European
The Czech leaders will share the duties of their country’s presidency of the European Union. Prime Minister Mirek Topolanek, for instance, will chair
The Czech Republic, now steering the European Union’s rotating presidency, has been forced to move on quickly from its inaugural celebration. It must
The European Union has called for the immediate resumption of gas supplies to Europe. In a joint statement, the new Czech EU Presidency and the
The Czech Republic has taken the helm of the EU for a six-month stint.
And it’s not going to be plain sailing. Prague must help the bloc tackle
Mirek Topolanek is the current Czech prime minister, and he takes over the six-month EU presidency on January 1st, 2009. For the first time leading
The President of the European Parliament has told Prime Minister Mirek Topolanek in Prague that the success of the Czech Republic’s EU presidency
The Constitutional Court of the Czech Republic is due to rule whether the European Union’s Lisbon treaty is in line with the country’s constitution
The Czech Republic is sinking deeper into crisis just two months before it is due to take over the EU’s rotating presidency. Embattled prime minister
The Czech government is bracing for a defeat in regional elections this weekend that could have a knock-on effect on its forthcoming EU presidency
The Czechs are keeping their options open on their participation in the Lisbon Treaty.
After the Irish rejection of the pact, French President
Six decades after the communist takeover in Czechoslovakia, four decades after the Prague Spring of 68, the Czech Republic is again confronted with