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Monday, April 23, 2018
Two young Austrians, one living in Brazil, with an occasional trip home, the other just back in Vienna, after extended stays in Prague, Strasbourg, Paris and northern Italy, talk about Austria – because there are things about the country that you only...
As the largest protests since the Velvet Revolution in 1989 rock Slovakia, following the murder of investigative journalist Jan Kuciák and his fiancée, one young Slovak and Czech wonder what’s next for the country.by Alena Bohunická and Jan JindraSlovaks...
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There’s always a strange calm in the press benches whatever the weight of the unfolding event. The armored limousines roll up in front of the Hofburg, the Great and the Good emerge onto the red carpet to be greeted by...
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 countries of Europe are faced with tidal waves of newcomers, bringing with them different values, unfamiliar cultures, and untried skills that must now be factored into daily lifePicture a room: Twenty-two young men, six chairs, four whiteboards, no desks. And a young...
The Brexit referendum will set a new precedent. Those who expect special treatment may be in for a surprise.The year is 2018 and the United Kingdom is no longer a member of the European Union. After an overwhelming majority of...
The Old World has no claim to great European art. A magnificent gallery showcases Vienna’s treasures in the Big AppleEuropeans like to believe that they have the culture and the taste and Americans have the money. It’s a comforting...
How well do you know your neighbors? We looked into the Alpine Republic’s special relationship with each of them“Austrians are in a good position economically, and they have jobs for us!”, Slovene Ziga Luknar tells me enthusiastically.He has been...
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