Regions / Europe & Central Asia
As is the case with most divorces, the "children" -- Czechs and Slovaks -- were not consulted.
Turks are feeling steamrollered by Prime Minister Erdogan's development projects.
With endless foreign aid, the US has undercut mechanisms of democratic accountability in Afghanistan and should not be surprised at the results.
A year ago, the European Court of Human Rights mandated that Slovenia pay compensation to the 25,000 people stripped of residency in the wake of the country's independence.
There is no reason to continue the bloodshed in Afghanistan, which all the parties recognize will not alter the final outcome a whit.
Central Europe has become an Apartheid region where Roma and non-Roma inhabit increasingly separate and decidedly unequal worlds.
For many the decomposition of Yugoslavia into its constituent republics in the early 1990s was anything but smooth.
Why did the United States feel the need to admit Baltic and Eastern Europeans who at times exceeded the Nazis in brutality?
From the decline in democracy to the rise in the price of peace.
In order to qualify for the next loan installment, Prime Minister Coelho must convince the European Union and the IMF that he can make draconian cuts.