Latest Czechoslovakia News

A memorial opens on the site of a Nazi concentration camp for Roma after a pig farm was removed

Apr. 23, 2024 09:37 AM EDT

PRAGUE (AP) — A new memorial opened on Tuesday in the Czech Republic on the site of a former Nazi concentration camp for Roma, after a communist-era pig farm was removed. The official opening capped a process that took decades and was made possible after the Czech government...

A rare Czech almond grove blooms early after an unusually warm winter

Mar. 22, 2024 01:40 AM EDT

HUSTOPECE, Czech Republic (AP) — Masses of white and pink blossoms in a rare almond grove in the Czech Republic appeared earlier than usual after one of the warmest winters on record. The almond trees are usually among the first to bloom at the beginning of spring, on the turn of...

Movie Review: Anthony Hopkins, Johnny Flynn find poignant synergy in real-life war tale ‘One Life’

Mar. 14, 2024 09:37 AM EDT

By the time Nicholas Winton died in 2015 at the ripe age of 106, the former London stockbroker and self-proclaimed “ordinary man” had been widely recognized for his extraordinary deeds — rescuing 669 Jewish children from the Nazis, saving them from certain death. But for most...