Philip Heijmans is a freelance journalist based in Prague covering Visegrad countries.
Experts says the populist leader continues to use the immigration hot button to make the European parliament 'more conservative.'
The activist lawyer became the first female president of Slovakia, a huge setback to both populist governments in Central Europe and corrupt forces that have ruled the country for the last 30 years.
The new controversial directive is meant to address copyright infringements and allow news organisations collect more licensing fees from news aggregators like Facebook and Google News.
The Hungarian Prime Minister’s party has been suspended from the European People’s Party, but some see it as a half-measure in the face of a tougher original proposal to expel the party from Europe's largest bloc.
The European Parliament's largest bloc will decide whether to expel Fidesz party of Prime Minister Orban, who's defiant of EU's immigration policies.
Kuciak had written about his alleged murderer on several occasions, accusing him of exploiting his connections to the police to carry out corrupt dealings.
Why does Czech Republic's Prime Minister Andrej Babis, also known as Czech Donald Trump, lean towards the US, while the country's President Milos Zeman pursues strong ties with China?
Known under different names in various Slavic countries, the festival is called Masopust in Czech Republic.
Russia is planning to temporarily unplug from the internet next month in preparation for installing safeguards to internet access in the event of a foreign cyberattack - particularly from the United States.
The 28-year-old journalist and his fiancee were shot dead at their home on February 21 last year, sparking protests and leading to the resignation of former prime minister Robert Fico.
The campaign is the latest provocation by the Hungarian prime minister in his enduring conflict with the EU.
Experts argue that the decision to pull out of the Jerusalem summit over the Poland row shows that the Visegrad countries are united against any form of racism.
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