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Because of the financial crisis, about 200,000 Albanian migrants have decided to leave Greece and return to their homeland: the repatriation was a difficult choice for the youngest ones, who have to adapt to a country they do not know.
Is it possible to build a shared narrative of the Balkans, overcoming the conflicts between national historiographies? The travelling exhibition "Imagining the Balkans,” these days in Belgrade, tries to do so.
Hundreds of Syrian refugees have crossed the Bulgarian border fleeing the war. About 500 have been placed in the transit center of Pastrogor, near the border with Greece and Turkey. OBC’s report.
Where Oedipus killed his father Laius, the roads from Thebes, Delphi and Daulis meet. At that abandoned crossroads, in a Greece overwhelmed by an economic crisis, today Europe may find its way again.
A year has passed since Marks & Spencer launched its Shwopping campaign in many of its UK stores. Leon Kaye chats with Adam Elman about its progress.
This article was originally published on Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso on January 10, 2013, by Gilda Lyghounis A huge project, madness for many: deviating the course of the Achelous River and have it flow into the Aegean instead of the Ionian ...
Despite economic troubles, Europe now generates 52 gigawatts of solar power, enough to fuel all of Austria.
Crises are painful, but they must be an opportunity for change. Yet in Greece, says economic analyst Janos Manolopoulos, this has not happened. Athens' political and economic leaders navigate at sight, unable to rethink the country's future.
Located in Athens on Syngrou Avenue a few kilometers south of the Acropolis, the Onassis Cultural Centre gives a lift to a neighborhood that is relatively posh, yet is pockmarked with drab architecture
With another Christmas passed and the holiday season winding towards New Year’s Eve, those of us fortunate enough to enjoy this time of year could use some perspective.
Watch for another word, which is hardly new, to gain traction during 2012. If that Mayan prediction that the world will end, or almost end, this word will surge in use and popularity at the perfect time. And mercifully, it will not be “Occupy.”
States and Empires on the rise or at the height of their power build roads and bridges, while when in decline or in danger they raise walls and barriers. A journey along the ancient Via Egnatia which connected Italy with ancient Greece, continues as far as Byzantium and now gives its name to a motorway. From the OBC, Part 2.