There is a specific word for the melancholy of Istanbul. The city is suffering a mighty bout of something like hüzün at the moment.
Talking to Russians young and old, Jana Bakunina found five main reasons why support for the president has not declined in the face of international pressure.
Thanks to the EU, wine is more affordable, flights are cheaper and you can access the internet on your phone abroad without having to get another mortgage. And that’s not all. . .
I grew up in a family of Soviet intelligentsia, but the relentless propaganda from Russia’s state-controlled media has convinced my father that I am not a patriot. I am a disappointment.
Frances Robinson continues her series on what we really need to know about the EU. This week: should the UK stay or should it go?
Under Irish broadcasting law, broadcasters cannot support marriage equality unopposed.
A Greek schoolteacher describes the response in Greece to Syriza's victory, and warns the European left to look closer at the triumphant party's "peculiar socialism".
A refusal to acknowledge the democratic remit of the new, however irritating, Greek government could result in a contagion effect across the rest of the eurozone.
The former IMF chief's pimping trial sees abolitionist views well-represented in the courtroom, but will sex workers be ignored?
A damning report by the House of Lords condemns the UK's failure to take the Russian threat and Ukraine crisis seriously.
The Nordic moral.
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