Applications have soared since the 2016 failed coup attempt.
Mirsaidov was swiftly arrested after complaining to the president about corruption. From Eurasianet.
Despite evidence to the contrary, Russian TV show host vows that North Korean leader’s smile was genuine.
An Armenian organization is trying to step in where state support programs for the integration of orphans fall short. From JAMnews.
Arkady Babchenko shows up at press conference one day after reports that he was killed in Kyiv.
In spring 1918, three remarkably progressive states emerged in the power vacuum between Russia and Turkey.
In an interview with Hromadske, policy expert Alina Mungiu-Pippidi assesses the success of Ukraine's anti-corruption reforms.
Some question the nationalist leader’s right to a seat in parliament after a UN court upheld his war crimes conviction.
It may be hard to comprehend now, but for a Bulgarian emigre pre-1989, petty compromises with the system were possible, even desirable.
A tragic story from a Bosnian town should remind us of the need to breathe new life into memories from the Balkan wars. From Al Jazeera Balkans.
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