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Friday, December 14, 2018
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 Jindra Slovaks...
It takes all types to build a Republic. We give a voice to people from different backgrounds and generations who shaped and continue to shape Austria.
Austria’s path from the heart of an empire to a resilient republic was a stony one. It’s the story of a country finding its identity. The Great War had begun with banners flying, with proud young soldiers in crisp uniforms marching off to heroism and the...
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 Habsburg Empire entered the final year of the Great War, the future seemed wide open. A turbulent century followed. On a pleasant summer’s day in July of 1977, several dozen people gathered in the Cemetery of St. George, in Geneva, for the unveiling...
Britain’s stumbling progress toward leaving the European Union is a case study in political mismanagement. With a year to go, it will most likely be a lose-lose for all concerned. As so often with disasters, Brexit began with a misunderstanding....
For the 100th anniversary of the demise of the Habsburg Empire and the forming of new states and territories in its place, we are embarking on a year-long reporting project. In autumn 1918, after four years of a grinding, devastating...
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 Stefan Zweig set out and found himself isolated in a faraway land The snowy white villa where Stefan and Lotte Zweig once lived, and where they took their own lives, is perched under terracotta roofs over a busy street...
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