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16 January 2018
Without Fanfare, Hungary Actually Takes In Refugees

Country accepted 1,300 people last year in face of government’s official anti-Muslim and anti-migrant line.

 
2 January 2018
ICTY Says Praljak Suicide Could Not Have Been Prevented

The UN court says its procedures could not have detected the cyanide that killed the former Bosnian Croat commander.

 
21 December 2017
Millionth ‘Ethnic Hungarian’ Receives Citizenship Premium

Ruling party’s push to extend citizenship and voting rights to ancestral Hungarians reaches a milestone.

 
11 December 2017
Obituary: Partisanka, Farewell Premium

The most important feminist you probably never heard of died in late October, a brave woman still dreaming of a better future.

By Kristen R. Ghodsee
 
6 December 2017
Last Romanian King Dies at 96 Premium

After abdicating when the communists took power in the aftermath of World War II, King Michael lived most of his life in exile.

 
30 November 2017
High Drama as Hague Tribunal Winds Down Premium

Dutch authorities investigate a defendant’s televised suicide during an appeal hearing on war crimes in Bosnia. 

 
22 November 2017
Ratko Mladic Receives Life in Prison over Genocide Charges Premium

Hague court found that Bosnian Serbian former commander "significantly contributed" to the genocide in Srebrenica, and was also guilty of war crimes, and crimes against humanity. 

 
22 November 2017
George Soros Addresses Hungary’s ‘Soros Plan’ campaign Premium

Billionaire has said the ‘hate-mongering campaign’ was designed to ‘distract’ Hungarian voters from government corruption, and dire conditions in health care and education.

 
13 November 2017
Far-Right Marches Mar Polish Independence Day Celebrations Premium

Protesters called for a ‘white Europe’ and ‘Islamic Holocaust,’ in a show of support for a Catholic, and not secular, Poland.

 
8 November 2017
Mongolia Takes Steps to Reduce Liver Cancer Rates Premium

Central Asian country has the highest rate of disease and the highest rate of mortality from the disease in the world.   

 

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--  Announcement: Debunking Disinformation: A Training Program for Czech Journalism Students - Become An Expert Fact Checker and Hoax Buster!

 

Date: March 12, 2018 – July 1, 2018

The course is for free and TOL will cover all travel expenses for attendees. Applicants should be from a master’s program (or in the final years of their studies), either in journalism or media studies, or other relevant fields such as political science, security studies, international relations or other. One of the main selection criteria will be a proven motivation to use the acquired skills in practice. While much of the instruction will be in Czech, fluent English is a requirement.

 

Apply or check our website for more info. Deadline is January 31, 2018.

Support is provided by the U.S. Embassy in Prague.


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Moldovan diaries

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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