Notwithstanding the occasional outburst, citizens of those former confederations remain dismayingly guarded.
The violence in northern Kosovo underlines yet again how the Serbia-Kosovo relationship is an emotionally charged bundle of problems capable of unraveling at any time.
Poland and Hungary step in to try and protect borrowers from the rising cost of foreign-denominated home loans.
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Kazakhstan lifts its ban on a blogging site accused of hosting Islamist content, while a Turkmen opposition news site is hit by a mysterious hacking attack.
Somewhere in the machinery of government lurk people who want to do the right thing, given a chance.