Regions / Europe & Central Asia
Our top pieces from 2013 touch on nearly corner of the world.
Hungary’s inequality is manifested in education, health care, transportation, and ― prejudice against Roma.
Pakistan has contracted with China to build two nuclear reactors ― except they’re untested.
Show George W. Bush some love.
Though Western leaders now lionize Nelson Mandela, the only leaders who stood up for his struggle when it counted were those most demonized by the West.
Damning stat: according to the World Bank, in 2011 remittances from abroad constituted a whopping 47% of Tajikstan’s GDP.
A Syrian national who fought in Bosnia and now languishes in an immigration detention center reflects on the Bosnian war, his predicament, and the civil war in Syria.
Each year Conn Hallinan looks aghast at news stories and newsmakers that beggar belief.
A French re-militarization of Africa, under the well-worn pretext of humanitarian intervention, is in the making.
Developed countries are still using the WTO to squeeze small farmers in the developing world--and developing world governments are going along with the charade.