Tag: Prague (Czech Republic)

Coke Ad Riles Hungary Conservatives, Part of Larger Gay Rights Battle

WARSAW — By the standards of Western advertising, Coca-Cola’s billboard campaign in Hungary was pretty tame. Three couples are shown enjoying a soda, smiling and seemingly in love. One picture shows a man, a woman and a Coke; another two women and a Coke; and a third shows two men and a Coke. “Love is […]

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In the Largest Protests in Decades, Czechs Demand Resignation of Prime Minister

PRAGUE — In the largest demonstration in the Czech Republic since it won its independence from the Soviet Union in 1989, hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets on Sunday night calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Andrej Babis. The police and the interior ministry estimated that by 5 p.m., more than […]

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Protesters Fill Prague Square Again, in New Struggle for Country’s Soul

PRAGUE — In the square in the heart of Prague, where crowds gathered three decades ago in their bid to wrest freedom from Communist rule and where independence was proclaimed seven decades before that, protest songs rang out again on Tuesday night. Tens of thousands of men, women and children, coming from across the Czech […]

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