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A job listing recently posted to a well-known classified ad site highlights the dismal level to which the job market for journalists has plummeted in Greece. The ad is seeking a 'writer' who will post 100 articles a day to a website for the princely sum of 100 euros a month
The Koch brothers have been in the news a lot recently as apparent opponents to renewable energy, notably solar. But their opposition could actually benefit the industry.
Next year the centennial of the Armenian genocide will be remembered. In the international debate on recognition, a special position is that of Israel.
Following the parliamentary elections of June 8, in Kosovo a new political landscape is emerging. Will it be more democratic? An OBC comment
The Bosnians fought in the ranks of the Austrian-Hungarian Empire faithfully, on the various fronts of the First World War. Upon their return, however, soldiers were plagued by nightmares. The story of grandfather Alija.
The decision to build a monument to the memory of Anastas Mikoyan, Armenian leader in the former USSR, has sparked a controversy on the Soviet legacy and on Russian-Armenian relations
Commemorating the centennial of the outbreak of World War I in Sarajevo is an expression of cynicism, according to journalist and writer Zlatko Dizdarevic.
The 99th Anniversary Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide and the 20th anniversary of the Nagorno Karabakh ceasefire have recently interweaved marking the two main external challenges for today's Armenia.
15 years after the NATO raids, Serbian society is dealing with a recent past marked by diverging narratives.
Tomorrow is the World Press Freedom Day. According to Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Nils Muiznieks, worrying patterns are eroding press freedom also in Europe.
The youth of Romania took to the streets in order to defend the environment against multinational corporations and local politicians. A new generation is the protagonist of Romania’s first social movement since the collapse of communism. An interview with the scholar, Chiara Milan
While Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan heralds the advent of a new Turkey, his war on social media and new powers granted to intelligence agencies raise fears about freedom of information and the state of democracy in the country.