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The numbers of the Eu enlargement: flows to and from the countries of the region

Freedom Square, where Armenians gather to commemorate and voice protest

The National Theatre in Tirana risks demolition, as part of the broader transformation of the capital

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LGBT rights in the Balkans: what is still missing
17/5/2018 - The last annual review of ILGA-Europe, the European LGBT umbrella organization, praises most Balkan countries for th...
Suicides in prison are less frequent in the Balkans than in the rest of Europe
16/5/2018 - The suicide rate in the prisons of South-East Europe is low compared to the other European countries, in part becaus...


The concept of testimony in the commemoration of the Yugoslav wars


gallery iconPristina, closed for smog
Sky-high pollution rates led Prishtina authorities to close the centre to traffic, while many citizens protested to ask for new measures to improve quality of air. A photo-report by Veton...
video iconThe numbers of the Eu enlargement
The EU-Western Balkans summit, held on May 17 in Sofia,  was conceived to restore momentum to the European perspective of the region. But what are the cultural, institutional and eco...
gallery iconRussia’s Spiritual Christians on Armenia’s Highlands
The village of Fioletovo in northern Armenia is one of a kind. Nestled among the mountains north of Lake Sevan, it is home to 1,500-odd Molokans, a Christian sect which split from Russia’...

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An exceptional trip to the Strofades islands, regarded as home to the mythical Harpies, and the breathtaking beauty of an ancient hermitage that risks disappearing


After the outbreak of some world-famous scandals (Wikileaks, LuxLeaks, Panama Papers ...) the debate on the democratic role of the so-called "whistleblowers" finally rose up at European level. OBCT published an analysis and asked from its network of media partners to go deeply into the subject.  The dossier


Serbia increasingly appears as a central hub in the Balkans for the Chinese-led "Belt and Road Initiative", both at an infrastructural and a political level. We discussed about it with Dragana Mitrović (University of Belgrade)

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