Far-right voters could hold the balance in the 30 March runoff.
Presidential amnesty includes political opponents, rights campaigners, and youth activists.
Citizenship offer aimed at inducing Russian speakers from the neighborhood to move to the motherland.
Authorities say the belugas and orcas will eventually be transferred to a special facility. But can they survive the trip?
Kosovo’s leaders claim they knew nothing of the operation against six men Ankara says belong to the Gulenist movement.
Albania has plenty to offer: golden beaches, soaring mountains, ancient ruins. And kidnappers.
Popular on social media in Chechnya, Tumso Abdurakhmanov is seeking asylum in Poland.
Kyiv says the collapse of a landmark Cold War arms-control pact gives it a free hand to develop new ballistic missiles.
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As they celebrate their 50th anniversary, legendary Czech band Plastic People of the Universe continue to play and live through their music that helped topple communism.By Megan Sokol and Ioana Caloianu
A crucial element for President Erdogan’s party hold on power remains its appeal among a majority of Turkey’s 11 million housewives, many of them conservative.By Gokce Cicek Kosedagi
Now that the country has signed its NATO accession agreement and officially changed its name, the United States, among others, should step up to the plate and boost support.By Jonathan D. Katz, Evelyn Farkas, and Zhikica (Zach) Pagovski
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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be fighting the March local elections in ‘eco-friendly’ cyberspace, following the opposition’s pioneering use of social media for politics.By Sahra Atila
The arrest of Huawei’s executive in Poland on espionage charges could have a ripple effect globally, but Beijing has so far responded with caution. From Sinopsis.By Lukasz Sarek
Transport route, energy source, and symbol of identity, the Dnipro cuts a broad swathe across Ukraine’s national consciousness.By Mykola Riabchuk
A devout, hijab-wearing Muslim is the co-founder of a website that has become a platform for questioning male-dominated interpretations of Islam.By Gorkem Pancaroglu and Adem Emre Topcu
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Ten years ago, activist lawyer Stanislav Markelov was murdered in Moscow. His legacy tells us why anti-fascism remains vitally important in Russia today. From openDemocracy.By Kirill Medvedev
Amid growing conservatism in Turkey, three individuals explain that their Muslim faith and non-heterosexual orientation are not mutually exclusive.By Umut Guven
Liberal democracy and press freedom have been under threat for so long that warnings are losing their effectiveness.By PETER GROSS
A new crop of liberal politicians offers fresh shoots for Central Europe this spring.By MARTIN EHL
Now we have some of the West’s problems, but there is a silver lining.By BOYKO VASSILEV
Poland's governing party and its leader seem little affected by mounting scandals, but it’s a big chance to take that the situation will continue.By MARTIN EHL
The importance of media academics, especially those with an appetite for public service, is often under-played.By PETER GROSS
Billion-dollar purchases are escalating, and not all of the added value is military-related.By MARTIN EHL
Bulgaria considers how to attract Trump's attention, given that Melania might not be the best conduit.By BOYKO VASSILEV
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