Czech Institute of Archaelogy hopes to discover "hidden worlds“ in remote area of Sudan
Shaqadud in Sudan is one of the Institute of Archaeology of the Czech Academy of Sciences' flagship sites. We spoke to Dr. Ladislav Varadzin, who is heading the excavation.
Reliquary of Emperor Charles I placed within Prague’s Saint Vitus Cathedral
A reliquary of Charles I, the last Emperor of Austria-Hungary and thus also the last King of Bohemia, was ceremonially placed within the Cathedral of Saint Vitus.
Žďák Bridge - the largest single-arch steel bridge in Czechia
The Žďák Bridge, which spans the banks of the Vltava River, was completed in 1967. At the time it was the largest single-arch steel bridge in the world.
Legendary Czech intelligence chief to be reburied in home town
After decades of exile both in life and death, the remains of Czechoslovakia’s wartime intelligence chief František Moravec are being returned to the Czechia next Tuesday.
Barium: One of many operations launched by WWII govt. in exile
It wasn't just Anthropoid. The WWII Czechoslovak government in exile organized dozens of other operations in the Nazi-occupied "Protectorate", including Barium.
Restorers to rebuild first bone pyramid from famous medieval ossuary
A team of experts have started to reconstruct one of the four bone pyramids from the famous 14th century ossuary near the town of Kutná Hora.
Funding for Terezín barracks overhaul under threat
The Dresden Barracks, one of the largest buildings in the former Terezín ghetto, are in a desolate state. Experts say that the complex needs to be repaired quickly.
30 years of McDonald's in Czech Republic
The first McDonald's branch in Prague’s Vodičkova Street, which opened on March 20, 1992, still sells its classic burgers and fries in an almost unchanged interior.
Czechs and Russians: A love-hate relationship
A look back in history shows that Czechs have always had a complicated relationship with Russians.
The first Czech female doctor graduated in Prague 120 years ago
Anna Honzáková was the very first Czech female doctor and gynaecologist, as well as being a women’s rights activist and opponent of abortion.
The latest on the Holocaust memorial and redevelopment plans for the Bubny train station
The Holocaust memorial at the Bubny train station shows how a project dedicated to remembering the past can play a part in revitalizing a neighbourhood in the future.
Return of the golden treasure
Forty years ago, on February 20, 1982, USD 250 million worth of Czechoslovak Republic's gold reserves was returned to its rightful owner.
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