Archives for Politics
The breakdown in law and order due to the police strike in Salvador, Bahia was reprehensible, but the soul searching starts with leadership in Brazil.
A century ago, the Great War swept Europe taking 10 million men and leaving 25 million wounded. Historian Jay M. Winter looks back on our century of violence.
The Armenian political elite and the general public are divided on the account of the Kiev events. The main question, however, is whether the Ukrainian revolution may spill out to Armenia.
There is a guerrilla war going on in the middle of the Georgian capital, Tbilisi: activists struggle over green space and greenbacks.
Protests are continuing after Friday's uprising in Bosnia, but media hype and national issues are looming upon the demonstrators. The European maze.
Seven years after Hrant Dink’s tragic death in Istanbul, his dream of an Armenian-Turkish reconciliation seems as distant as ever.
While the athletic feats will surely be impressive and the two weeks will have their share of melodrama, I am giving Sochi 2014 a miss.
The renovation of the center of Belgrade will involve moving the statue of Dimitrije Tucovic, Serbian anti-war activist who died in 1914 and has recently disappeared from the public debate.
Many Circassians are calling for a boycott of the Sochi Olympics, saying the Games will take place on the same grounds where their people was ethnically cleansed by Russian troops in the 19th century. Interview with Fatima Tlisova a journalist.
It is hard to call any school in Kyrgyzstan “public” these days. Corruption and lack of funding both contribute to the cost of schools rising precipitously.
The EU Council denied candidate status to Albania in December 2013. Some analysts think the rejection could be good for Albania.
Georgia claims it has averted an accidental encroachment on its sovereignty by one of the world's most powerful forces. No, not by Russia. By McDonald's.