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The Balkan route shutdown is prompting a humanitarian crisis in Greece. The situation in the north of the country: OBC's interview with Despina Syrri. Despina Syrri is one of the founders of Symbiosis, a non-governmental organization based in Thessaloniki supporting the political, ...
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
Despite the financial crisis, years of investment have led to the construction of 139 wind farms. Greece's wind is today one of the most attractive energy resources in Europe, and the trend is likely to continue.
Gla, Greece. Few tourists frequent this plain, between Athens and Delphi. Yet, every two or three miles, you can spot the remains of a once powerful polis, a sacred temple, a legendary fortress.
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
Two towns in a mirror image, one in Turkey and the other in Greece. Birgi and Dimitsana are “The Other Town” - the prize-winning documentary by the Turkish film director Nefin Dinc
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 ...