Czech Republic


Bulgaria’s Health Minister: Anti-Epidemic Measures Yield Very Good Results

We now see extremely positive trends resulting from the anti-epidemic measures introduced in the country, which also affect the occupancy rate of hospital beds on a national basis - for patients with no complications - 32 percent, for those in intensive care wards - 44 percent, Minister of Health Prof. Kostadin Angelov announced today at a regular briefing on the spread of the coronavirus.

From Passive Tolerance to Acceptance: Czech Activists Fight to Bring LGBT Rights Out of Closet

"It's absurd," Horakova lamented. "The bill for the legalisation of same-sex marriage is becoming known as 'one of the oldest bills' in parliament. Legislators have a duty to vote on any law submitted to them, not sweep it under the carpet."

Czechia in 2021: Health, Wealth and Nuclear to Dominate Election

That said, there's plenty of time for spin, scandal and scheming to change the course. "It will be interesting to see how Ano's marketers will camouflage Babis's failures in leadership," Otto Eibl, an assistant professor in political science at Masaryk University, told BIRN.

President Klaus Iohannis welcomed with military honors by Moldovan counterpart Maia Sandu

President Klaus Iohannis was given today a welcome with military honors in Chisinau by his Moldovan counterpart Maia Sandu, in a ceremony that also included a traditional bread and salt greeting, the playing of the national anthems of Romania and of the Republic of Moldova and the review of the guard of honor.

President Iohannis sends message of support to Moldova's Maia Sandu, alongside six other European leaders

The presidents of Romania, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Slovakia have issued a joint statement in support of Moldova's elected president, Maia Sandu, to be sworn in on Thursday. "We, the Presidents of Romania, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Slovakia, congratulate Ms Maia Sandu on her inauguration as President of the Republic of Moldova.

Democracy Digest: Vaccine Approval Can’t Come Soon Enough for Region

The Czech Republic is ready to begin its vaccination program as soon as that EU approval is complete, and the first doses should be made available during the Christmas holidays, Health Minister Jan Blatny boasted on Wednesday. Unfortunately, however, those doses will number no more than 10,000.

Czech Republic, Slovakia Block EU Conclusions on Importance of Northern Macedonia-Bulgaria agreement

The MIA news agency reports that Slovakia and the Czech Republic had objections to the conclusions of the European Council on enlargement, and spoke out in support of Macedonia which is being blocked by Bulgaria.

CNSU updates high epidemiological risk areas; quarantine imposed on people arriving from these areas

The National Committee for Emergency Situations (CNSU) on Thursday updated the list of countries / areas / territories of high epidemiological risk in the case of which the quarantine measure is instituted on the persons arriving to Romania.