Prague: the new Amsterdam?
It's not legal to smoke pot in the Czech Republic, but they won't throw you in jail for it.
Prague plans to exile its homeless
Is the planned camp on the Czech city's outskirts a ploy for more tourism?
Wanderlust: Designer vaginas, anyone?
Taking a cue from porn stars, more women seek plastic surgery to "sculpt" their vaginas.
A college for the worldly student with big plans
The international make-up of the College of Europe represents a world of possibility.
Fixing the Charles Bridge
Fears for Prague's Charles Bridge
An engineering marvel, the Charles Bridge suffers from shoddy renovations.
NATO contemplates a broader mission
Madeleine Albright presents recommendations on a new strategic concept for the alliance.
Czech Republic leads Europe in meth labs
Some see disproportionate drug production as a small country still testing the bounds of freedom after communism.
American students hear Holocaust love story
Study tour brings high school students into contact with sites and survivors of World War II.
Obama backs up pledge to reduce nuclear arms
A year after his announcement in Prague, Obama returns to sign treaty with Russia.
Special report: Gay-4-Pay in Prague
In the dark corners of Eastern Europe, economic crisis drives straight men into gay porn.
Prague's gay porn industry
Imbuing human rights with the glitz of a film fest
Vaclav Havel's human rights film festival has its biggest year yet.
Qatari prince sues Czech Republic
The case raises questions about separation of powers in the Czech judicial system.
Lessons from eastern Europe's flat tax
A theory in the US is reality in Bulgaria and elsewhere in the region. Does it work?
Opinion: Greek debt crisis a hazard for EU
Should Germany and the EU bail out Greece? It poses serious questions.
NATO plans overhaul to better combat global threats
Czech Republic and other, newer member countries worry that their security may fall by the wayside.
After the Velvet Revolution, comes the next generation
Their parents overthrew a communist government, but some young Czechs aren't happy with the outcome.
A journalist behind the Iron Curtain
How Iva Drapalova reported for the AP in Czechoslovakia between the Prague Spring and 1989.
The European School: a microcosm of EU integration
Czech and Slovak students don't dwell on their countries' communist past.
Opinion: The day after the Wall fell
The fears of Germany and its neighbors in 1989 have largely been resolved by 2009.
It ain't over till Vaclav Klaus sings
The Irish have given their all-important "aye" to the Lisbon Treaty, but another obstacle exists: the anti-EU Czech president.
Constitutional debate erupts as early elections are canceled
The Czech Republic hashes out exactly what the judiciary can and can't do in its still fledgling democracy.
G20 Pittsburgh: They meet again
Opinion: The world does not hold its breath.
Opinion: Obama's move was not appeasement
The only purpose for a missile defense shield in Eastern Europe was to provoke Russia.
Starbucks is a-brewing in Prague
The Seattle-based coffee chain may be pulling back in the US, but it's all over Central Europe.
The decline of America and Poland's special relationship
In the Obama era, both the US and Poland turn their focus elsewhere.
'Europe's Detroit' skids
In the economic downturn, the wheels have come off of Slovakia's auto-dependent economy.
Writing the history books
Is the Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes producing legitimate scholarship or pursuing a political agenda?
The Czech love affair with beer
The "Institute of Beer" is trying to prove that Czech beer is the most "drinkable" in the world.
Ugly blob or cultural treasure?
The battle over Prague's proposed funky-looking library.