Five Muslim Uighurs from China who spent years in Guantanamo are now living in Albania. One of them is now a pizza maker in Tirana.
Landlocked Hungary gets surf music of its own. Summer Schatzies put a dark Central European spin on Southern California genre.
Race could give town first Serb mayor since Ratko Mladic’s forces killed 8,000 in the Bosnian town. Serb candidate says it’s time to move, but survivors say moving on is moving backward.
When Kosovo ex-pats in the US go home for a a visit, they like to bring something with them: their cars with American plates. It’s a sign of status in a country that still reveres the US for its role in the 1999 Kosovo war.
A group of designers in Slovenia is asking people to give up their passwords voluntarily for the sake of art.
A few days ago, I was helping my friend push his 1998 Renault across the Macedonian side of the Macedonia-Serbia border [...]
Kosovo’s contested statehood has made the International Olympic Committee not allow Majlinda Kelmendi to represent her country at London 2012.
While some in Serbia paint walls with murals and graffiti praising Mladic, others continue to paint over it.
Irish rock music in the heart of Serbia is what the Belgrade-based band, Orthodox Celts plays. All members of the group are from Serbia and fill the clubs in Eastern Europe with their take on Irish standards and original music with their own Irish twist. Reporter Nate Tabak checked out one of their recent raucous shows in Serbia.
In Europe’s sovereign debt crisis, their problem is too much borrowing. In Kosovo, you’re lucky if you can borrow at all. Needless to say, Kosovo doesn’t have a debt crisis. But I’d reckon that your average Kosovar would happily trade places with an underwater homeowner in Nevada or a civil servant in Athens with a newly lightened paycheck [...]
The IMF predicts that the impoverished Balkan state, along with Estonia, will see the highest economic growth in the troubled eurozone this year.
For our Geo Quiz, we want you to name a landlocked country in central Europe where seltzer rules.
A growing number of Hungarians are fed up of the poor economy and an increasingly authoritarian government and are talking about leaving the country for good.
Thousands of Hungarians have taken to the streets to protest new laws. They say their government is turning its back on democracy. And their protests have a soundtrack.
It may have been the first time a Serbian band performed in Pristina since the end of the Kosovo war in 1999.