12 January 2018
Pedophile Cop Scandal Engulfs Romanian Ministry of Interior

Ministers are at odds over police reshuffle, amid allegations that superiors turned a blind eye to suspect’s behavior.

11 January 2018
Yanukovych Cronies Gifted Him $1.5 Billion: Report

A secret court order details the brokers and companies which allegedly schemed to sell bonds on behalf of the former Ukrainian leader.

10 January 2018
Uncivil War

Croatia rejects The Hague’s shock therapy, and gains a new saint.

By Uffe Andersen
9 January 2018
Oligarch Akhmetov in Legal Hot Water

Asset freezes, extradition proceedings are crimping the style of some of Ukraine’s most powerful tycoons.

8 January 2018
Past Misdeeds Cost Two Albanian MPs Their Jobs

The latest sanctions against politician-crooks may improve the country’s tarnished image – or blacken it even more.

5 January 2018
Kosovo War Crimes Court Gains Pace

President and ruling party show signs of nervousness as tribunal readies first indictments.

3 January 2018
Bulgarian President Vetoes Anti-Corruption Bill

While few doubt the need for tougher laws, the bill’s critics have argued that its shortcomings would have derailed an efficient fight against graft.



--  Announcement: Debunking Disinformation: A Training Program for Czech Journalism Students - Become An Expert Fact Checker and Hoax Buster!


Date: March 12, 2018 – July 1, 2018

The course is for free and TOL will cover all travel expenses for attendees. Applicants should be from a master’s program (or in the final years of their studies), either in journalism or media studies, or other relevant fields such as political science, security studies, international relations or other. One of the main selection criteria will be a proven motivation to use the acquired skills in practice. While much of the instruction will be in Czech, fluent English is a requirement.


Apply or check our website for more info. Deadline is January 31, 2018.

Support is provided by the U.S. Embassy in Prague.



Moldovan diaries

The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.

This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes. 

It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.

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