Southeastern Europe

21 May 2019
The Balkan Migrant Trap
Thousands of rejected asylum seekers are in limbo in non-EU Balkan countries, unwilling players in a game of international hot potato.
By Rose Joy Smith
20 May 2019
How Turkish Food Turned Sexy
Turkish chefs are experimenting with new ways of “sharing” food – increasingly through social media.
By Emel Altay
9 May 2019
Fighting Turkey’s ‘Onion’ Terror
By blaming market players for the ‘food terror’ of high prices – instead of agricultural policy – the government plays an unsustainable game.
By Merve Ozcelik
1 May 2019
Taking Stock of Playboy Since 1989 Premium

Looking back over nearly 30 years of local editions in TOL's region, can Playboy be satisfied with its track record?

By Peter Gross
29 April 2019
#10YearChallenge Sparks Hijab Debate Premium
A social media challenge has revealed how much Turkey has changed over a decade.
By Cagri Sari
26 April 2019
Bosnian Serbs Mourn Businessman Who Stood Up to the System Premium

Security firm owner and foe of Serb leader Dodik died in an apparent contract killing.

25 April 2019
Balkan ISIS Families Trapped in Syrian Camps Premium

Kosovo brings home 110 women and children but dozens more may be stuck in limbo.




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​The 2019 edition of Prague Media Point will highlight these types of inspiring examples and more. We will offer a mix of scholarly presentations, including keynote addresses; sessions with innovators explaining their solutions; and networking opportunities to promote the exchange of know-how. As in years past, the conference will have a special regional focus on Central and Eastern Europe, though we look forward to covering cases and trends from other parts of the world. – WHAT’S WORKING






Moldovan diaries

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.

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