The Sar Planina mountains are one of the richest biodiversity areas in the Balkans, but they are not protected. The project of a Natural Park could change the picture.
In the Strandzha mountains, on the border between Bulgaria and Turkey, proud, obstinate producers carry on making “kiselo mlyako” (sour milk), a thousand-year-old tradition
Turkey is hosting some 2 million Syrian refugees, but won’t grant them refugee status. This, and the tough life they are leading, drives them to try heading towards Europe.
The first movie produced in Turkey on the Armenian genocide has been directed by Ela Alyamac and Aren Perdeci. OBC's interview
Lake Prespa, on the border between Macedonia, Albania and Greece preserves unique biodiversity and culinary traditions. Like that of the dried fish "cironki", whose origins are lost in time
According to the latest UNHCR estimates, approximately 1.770,000 refugees have reached Turkey since 2011 to date. OBC devotes a report to their situation in Istanbul, Diyarbakir, and Urfa. The first episode.
The commemorations of the twentieth anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide will be taking place in a town where hardly anyone lives any more.
Denial is the last stage of genocide. Acknowledging the crime, after 20 years, could help Bosnian society moving forward.
The stand of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights ahead of the Srebrenica commemoration. Addressing the needs of the victims of the genocide must be the priority.
A rally in the Armenian capital against yet another electricity price increase triggers the police. Beatings, insults, and even violence against journalists
The path of the migrants towards the EU is full of risks. Following the Balkan route, the 200 km crossing Macedonia can be the most deadly. OBC's report
The European Games are not bringing to Azerbaijan the positive media coverage its authorities had expected, investing millions on the event. The best deal was Lady Gaga's surprise appearance, however.