After a major police operation, that recently resulted in 40 arrests of people suspected of engaging in conflicts in Syria and Iraq and supporting terrorist organizations, Kosovo institutions mobilized to fight religious extremism in the country
19 August 2014
Belgrade's Astronomical Observatory, a jewel of modernist architecture, houses amazing instruments and magical stories, like that of a mysterious “comet seeker”. Today, the question is how to do justice to what once was a symbol of the city. An interview
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- MEDIA FREEDOM The privatization of the Serbian media
- PHOTO-STORY Georgia: Chiatura-Zestaponi the city of...
- KOSOVO Eulex’s new clothes
- MACEDONIA Macedonia: analyst caught in political c...
- GREECE 'Journalism' in Greece: 100 euros a mont...
- BOSNIA HERZEGOVINA Grandfather Alija goes to war
- GEORGIA The missing page in the Association Agre...
- ARMENIA Israel and the Armenian Genocide
- SERBIA Serbia: the Internet under censorship at...
- UKRAINE Fleeing Crimea
Turkey is a battleground state for Internet regulation, according to a Freedom House report released in advance of the Internet Governance Forum
The pro-government tabloid ‘Informer’ has published a series of allegations about the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network, following its investigation into a secret government contract with the UAE’s Etihad Airways
Renowned Turkish internet rights advocates are boycotting the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) - a high-profile, United Nations-mandated annual conference on issues surrounding governance of the Internet held this year...
Dysfunctional politics, institutional crisis, banking fever. This is the image of Bulgaria after last May's European vote. Our report
The EU elections confirmed traditional electoral trends in Cyprus, with a record level of abstention and two seats each for the two main Greek-Cypriots parties. Controversies mounted about thousands of Turkish-Cypriots citizens not allowed to vote
The government in Sofia presented the "technical barrier" on the Bulgarian-Turkish border: 30 kilometres of net and barbed wire that should contain the flow of refugees and asylum seekers
A journey through the Ukraine, from Donetsk, on the border with Russia, to Lviv, near Poland. Two cities, two souls of a same, divided country
In the Iranian town of Isfahan, in the ancient district of New Julfa, lives an Armenian community. From the Ararat supermarket to the Ani cafe, everything here is reminiscent of the deep link of the Armenians to their homeland
A journey in Boeotia, the land of Pindar, Dionysus, Heracles, and the Muses. Few tourists frequent this plain, between Athens and Delphi. Yet, every two or three miles, you can spot the remains of a once powerful polis, a sacred temple, a legendary fortress
A broad network of media partners in 11 European countries, will devote a year to studying the freedom of the press in Italy, South East Europe and Turkey.
BeEu is a way to approach the European elections, support them and understand the implications for the future of Europe.”
 In many Balkan countries in these years environmental movements have been struggling to defend common goods. Are these protests creating a new idea of Europe? Our dossier
The citizens of the European Union have expressed their choice between 22 and 25 May renovating the EU Parliament. In our dossier the poll results in Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Greece, Romania and Slovenia
In the spring of 1930, the Russian poet Osip Mandel'štam set out on a long journey with his wife Nadežda in the Caucasus, the last one before being comdemned to confinement and later death in a Siberian concentration camp. The travel of the two writers, their life and poetry, are the subject of Osservatorio's new documentary project. The multimedia
A collection of papers presented at the conference "Bad memories. Sites, symbols and narrations of wars in the Balkans", organised by Osservatorio Balcani in Rovereto, Trento, on 9 November 2007. The conference was part of a project devoted to Second World War memorial sites in former Yugoslavia, co-sponsored by the European Union and the Autonomous Province of Trento.
Organic agriculture in the Balkans is still in its early stages though it already acts as a fundamental stimulus to sustainable rural development in the region. Through a comparative analysis of organic farming in the countries of South East Europe the book provides original insights into the process of European Union integration