Featured stories about Western Europe
Stories about Western Europe
24 August 2016
"We must teach all dictators a lesson, that all people will come together against any dictatorial regime in the world."
19 August 2016
16 August 2016
Syria’s ‘White Helmets’ Have Saved Thousands of Lives. Now, They’re Nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize.
"In a conflict where too many have chosen violence, the White Helmets wake up everyday to save the lives others are trying so hard to take."
12 August 2016
"For partisan commenters on both sides, compromise seems impossible. Kashmir is like Solomon’s Baby, except both of its prospective mothers are happy to cut it in half."
10 August 2016
31 July 2016
Two Global Voices contributors spent a week working with a British charity in Calais, France in solidarity with the refugees and migrants of the so-called "Calais Jungle".
26 July 2016
Thanks to YouTube, almost half a century after it was first created, the Ukrainian cartoon series "How the Cossacks.." is making a global comeback.
24 July 2016
18 July 2016
The rescue operation Sos Méditerranée publishes accounts of people who have survived journeys across the Mediterranean Sea to Europe on their blog.
17 July 2016
15 July 2016
"Please, today, let us just stay in the now. Let us respect grieving families and friends and in so doing, let us also pay tribute to the other tragedies before."
13 July 2016
A hot mic captured Cameron singing after he announced his resignation, inspiring a wave of remixes, memes and commentary.
5 July 2016
Iranian cinematic legend Abbas Kiarostami died after a battle with cancer. We asked some of his fans to share their favourite scenes from the filmmaker's body of work.
2 July 2016
When a Syrian refugee moved into the Jellinek family's home in Berlin, he got help with his German. And the Jewish family developed a new appreciation for their country.
30 June 2016
‘I'll Stay as Long as the Queen Allows Me to Stay’ and Other Brexit Reactions From the Portuguese-Speaking World
"Brexit...whatever happens from now on, no one can erase these results from citizens' memories."
27 June 2016
"The important thing for the youth to understand is that you do not let them mute you, no matter what."
"European leaders must display serenity and begin to re-imagine a Union that is more peoples-based, reconnecting with the real people, less focused on the stifling Brussels-based bureaucrats."
26 June 2016
25 June 2016
While the official reactions by most Balkan governments included expressions of guarded concern for the EU after the Brexit, Europhobic representatives of right-wing parties expressed joy via social networks.