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Saturday, July 21, 2018
How well do you know your neighbors? We looked into the Alpine Republic’s special relationship with each of themAh, the mountainous microstate sandwiched between Austria and Switzerland, the principality on the Rhine, the constitutional monarchy with a sordid history...
By Neža Lukančič & Benjamin Wolf Click to zoom!
How the refugees bring the danger of new walls between East and WestThe wave of refugees flooding in across the borders has caught the European Union off guard. While older EU members have attempted to help migrants and...
The October independence referendum is rattling Spain and inspiring secessionist movements across Europe. For better and worse, it’s all about the EUNote: Original headline "...Wants to Break Free from the EU" corrected to "...Wants to Break Free from Spain"For...
Czechia has experienced hard times and a spectacular comeback. In the border regions, all this is magnified. by Luboš Kreč & Benjamin WolfYou would be hard-pressed to find two such different villages as Horní Blatná and Doubice. And yet, they have so much in common. Less than...
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With a rocky history behind them, Czechs never had it so good – and they secretly know, despite all the grumbling. Czechs are a bit obsessed with years ending in “8” – and the history of the 20th century has given them plenty of...
Banks have reacted to the post-2008 crisis climate in different ways. Some focus on squeaky clean ethical transparency, others on special programs to help poor peopleThere is nothing new in bank bashing: Post 2008 anyone claiming to “like” banks...
Land-bound at the center of the continent, the Hungarians feel both forlorn and pivotal in the story of Europe – a country where devastation, genius and endurance have gone hand in handThe existence, the very survival, of the Hungarian...
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