The intricate ethnic mosaic of the Balkans comes up for debate – with help from a U.S. congressman.
Washington slaps travel bans on Albanian judiciary, accuses chief prosecutor of trying to sabotage reforms.
Ylli Manjani had demanded arrest of suspected drug trafficker allegedly linked to a junior coalition party.
UN experts point to a lack of political will to condemn communist-era crimes, as polls shows many still see the period in a positive light.
Albanian premier tells interviewer there is no ‘Greater Albania’ project.
Communists labelled King Zog a traitor and erased the royal family from the history books; monarchists see Prince Leka II’s upcoming marriage as an important symbol.
Kosovo, Macedonia, and Albania each claim the Catholic nun as their own daughter, based on her multiethnic origins.
The centuries-old Balkan custom allowed women to dress as men and take on the privileges of manhood – except sex.
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.