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Czech central bank raises key rate again to tackle inflation

Jun. 22, 2022 10:42 AM EDT

PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech Republic’s central bank once again raised its key interest rate significantly Wednesday as it tried to combat soaring inflation. The hike of a percentage point and a quarter brought the interest rate to 7%, the highest level since early 1999. It was the...

Czech president Milos Zeman vows to block same-sex marriages

Jun. 07, 2022 10:19 AM EDT

PRAGUE (AP) — Czech President Milos Zeman said Tuesday that he is ready to veto, if it's approved by parliament, proposed legislation that would give same-sex couples in the country the right to hold civil weddings. The bill drafted by lawmakers from across the political spectrum...

Live updates | Russia-Ukraine War

May. 11, 2022 20:38 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine — An adviser to the Mariupol mayor said Wednesday that Russian forces have blocked all evacuation routes out of the city. The adviser, Petro Andriushchenko, said there were few apartment buildings fit to live in after the weeks of bombardment and very little food or...