Bosnia Herzegovina is one of the European countries with the richest water resources. Projects to build a series of hydroelectric power stations in Republika Srpska, however, are endangering a delicate environmental balance.
Throughout the twentieth century, Sarajevo has been both a symbol of political violence and a model of peaceful coexistence. The years in which the city fell under the control of the Ustasha are crucial to understand its contradictions. A book by Emily Greble.
For ten years Alban Muja of Kosovo has been doing research into the names of towns, places and people; at the moment he has an exhibition in the centre of Tirana in a small gallery called “the fly”
A stable Serbia, firmly anchored to the EU, is Brussels strategic objective. Even if the deal on Northern Kosovo should unravel.
The prestigious Venetian theatre La Fenice has begun working with Emir Kusturica on the production of a theatrical version of Ivo Andric's novel The Bridge on the Drina. The project is strongly contested by the associations of the victims in Visegrad, where the opera is due to go on stage June 28, 2014.
There are more and more children living and working on the streets of Belgrade. The institutions are having a hard time dealing with the phenomenon. A temporary daycare center that has become a model for the whole region, the Svratiste, recently risked shutting down.
Armenians have followed closely the election of the new Pope, debating its possible consequences in the process of international recognition of the Genocide. In social networks, however, the event became an opportunity to discuss the role of the Church in modern society.
A documentary movie gives voice to the families of lesbians, bisexuals and transexuals in Turkey. “My Child” is an intense work, gaining increasing attention. OBC met its director, Can Candan
The “ajvar” is a fragrant pepper paste that comes with soft cheeses and pork meat. OBC's report from Serbia
In recent months, a number of incidents have taken tensions between Armenia and Azerbaijan to very high levels. On the Azeri side, the rhetoric is more and more explicitly anti-Armenian and warlike, as clearly exemplified by the Safarov case and the story of writer Akram Aylisli. Yet, things have not always been such.
Zelenkovac is an eco-tourist village in the Bosnian mountains, not far from Banja Luka, hosting artists and travelers from all over the world.
“Challenging Homophobia” is the title of the first European project for the protection and promotion of the rights of LGBT people in Kosovo.