Around the Bloc

21 March 2019
Taliban Releases Afghan Fighters Captured on Turkmen Border

One hundred Afghan troops reportedly fled into Turkmenistan as militants delivered a major blow.

 
21 March 2019
The Serbian Connection to South Africa’s Underworld

A suspected mob hit in Johannesburg targets a man linked to the convicted killer of a Serbian warlord.

 
20 March 2019
After Nazarbaev’s Resignation, Kazakhstan Wonders What’s Next

While the region’s last Soviet-era leader may no longer be president, analysts speculate that his presence will still be felt.

 
20 March 2019
Romania’s Antiquated Road System Gets One Meter Longer

A fast-food chain owner opened a road to nowhere in a bid to jumpstart the country’s flagging highway construction program.

 
19 March 2019
Protests Mount Against Serbia’s Vucic

Some observers claim far-right groups are taking a bigger role in the anti-government coalition.

 
19 March 2019
Kyrgyz-Tajik Border Clash Resolved

Disputes over water use in area bordering the Ferghana Valley underlie regular incidents around Tajik exclave.

 
18 March 2019
50 Azeri Prisoners of Conscience Freed

Presidential amnesty includes political opponents, rights campaigners, and youth activists.

 
18 March 2019
Progressive Candidate Clear Winner in Slovak Presidential Poll

Far-right voters could hold the balance in the 30 March runoff.

 
15 March 2019
Kremlin Floats Plan to Create Millions of New Citizens

Citizenship offer aimed at inducing Russian speakers from the neighborhood to move to the motherland.

 
15 March 2019
Hopes Rise for Captive Russian Whales

Authorities say the belugas and orcas will eventually be transferred to a special facility. But can they survive the trip?

 

TOL PROMOTION

We would like to invite you to meet Kathryn Thier, a recognized expert and instructor of Solutions Journalism from the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication.

 

Join us to learn more about the connections between investigative reporting and Solutions Journalism and discover the impact that bringing the “whole” story has on communities. Kathryn’s keynote speech will be followed by a panel discussion on bringing the solutions perspective into reporting practices with Nikita Poljakov, deputy editor in chief of the business daily Hospodářské noviny. Nikita is also head of the project “Nejsi sám” (You are not alone), which uses the solutions approach to tackle the issue of male suicide. The main program will be followed by an informal wine reception. 

 

The event will take place on Monday, 25 March at 5 p.m. in the Hollar building of the Charles University Faculty of Social Sciences (Smetanovo nábřeží 6, Praha 1). The event will be in English. 

 

Attendance is free upon registration - please, fill in the registration form.

 

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The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.

This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes. 

It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.

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