15 December 2017
Cities Face Challenge of ‘Unprecedented’ Population Loss

Shrinking populations in Eastern European and Central Asian cities bring opportunities along with risks, a new study finds.

13 December 2017
A Dying Trade
A household staple for generations, the weaving of wool carpets is fading away, living on mainly in the stories of those who lovingly practiced the craft their entire lives. From Ziarul de Garda.
By Liliana Botnariuc
4 December 2017
Heavy Floods Batter Albania

Prime minister says country now in recovery mode, vows to legislate mandatory flood insurance.

1 December 2017
Russian Church, Crime Fighters Reopen Probes of Nicholas II’s Death

Orthodox bishop denies anti-Semitic overtones in remarks about ‘ritual murder’ of last czar and his family.

30 November 2017
Bigamous Kyrgyz Cleric Is Unrepentant

The popular ex-mufti insists that polygamy is tradition, sparking a debate on the role of Islam in the officially secular state.

30 November 2017
Putin Pledges Money to Boost Birthrate

The knock-on effects of the social chaos in the 1990s will depress population growth for years to come, Russia’s economy minister says.



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