Arts & Culture

Istanbul street
9 April 2019
The Changing Face of Istiklal Premium

Many complain that the Istanbul neighborhood’s secular, multicultural spirit has been replaced with one that represents a more conservative Turkey.

By Emel Altay
2 April 2019
Nut Jobs Premium
He spent half a year in an Israeli prison, and he's sometimes mistaken for a terrorist on the metro. This Minsk native is the world's only sculptor creating figures out of hex nuts.
22 March 2019
Throngs of ‘Game of Thrones’ Fans Mixed Blessing for Croatia Premium

Adriatic city of Dubrovnik, which has been central to the craze, is imposing restrictions aimed at limiting the overwhelming number of tourists.

5 March 2019
Donbas Rebel Star Defects to Ukraine Premium

A movie celebrating the exploits of a female rebel fighter in the Donbas could be shelved, because the hero has switched sides.

4 March 2019
You Say You Want a Revolution? Premium

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
27 February 2019
Ukraine Drops Eurovision Entrant Over Russia Row Premium
Ukrainian national broadcaster failed to reach ‘common ground’ with singer Maruv, who insisted on being ‘a musician, not a puppet for the political arena.’



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