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18 May 2016
A malfunction at an oil refinery caused an oil spill in the Adriatic Sea off the coast in Croatia last week, wreaking havoc on the local environment and spreading panic.
4 April 2016
A recently published documentary shows how youth organizations from various countries can cooperate to put an end to the shady dealings that too often occur within educational institutions.
29 February 2016
In the former Yugoslavia and former USSR, "from kindergarten to university, generations of children and students grow up learning about corruption from their own experiences."
25 January 2016
The human rights reality for LGBT people in Macedonia is poor, with systemic impunity for hate crimes against sexual and gender minorities in the country.
28 September 2015
When those seeking refuge pass through areas like the Serbia-Croatia border crossing, they've already travelled many, many miles—but for most of them it's a mere fraction of the total journey.
24 September 2015
When it comes to the refugee question, recent friction between EU leaders has done more to rekindle old animosities than resolve the current crisis.
17 September 2015
Many expressed anger at Hungary and the European Union for their handling of the refugee crisis, including the closure of the Hungarian-Serbian border, without consulting their non-EU neighbors.
13 August 2015
7 June 2015
Veterans from the Croatian War of Independence remain a significant lobby in the Balkan country, and one with some sticking power.
28 April 2015
On April 30, 1944, Nazi officers and other troops murdered an entire Croatian village. The Lipa Remembers Memorial Center is making sure no one forgets.
16 April 2015
To apply for citizenship, just send an email with a photo ID and cover letter. But will Liberland, set between Croatia and Serbia, really become Europe's third smallest microstate?
13 March 2015
For International Women's Day on March 8, residents of Croatia's Rijeka woke up to discover activists had changed the names of many streets to honor forgotten female figures.
23 February 2015
Croatia's government has received praise for its decision to wipe the debt of its poorest citizens. But will this "Fresh Start" really help Croatians?
14 January 2015
Croatia is deeply divided politically. Kolinda Grabar Kitarović managed a narrow win over incumbent President Ivo Jospović in the runoff in January 2015 with 50.74% of the votes.
15 December 2014
As Croatia looks to develop in the EU and Serbia looks to ascend to the European family, women's reproductive rights are being reorganized and restricted.
9 November 2014
While many thought that the tattoo personality cults of the former Yugoslavia were a thing of the past, political personalities are still a hot tattoo choice in the Balkans.
19 May 2014
As Serbia and Bosnia live through the worst floods the region has seen in 120 years, relief and aid efforts are mostly being led by civilians and civic movements.