Stories about Western Europe from July, 2015
Court Fines the Taiwan Immigration Authority for the Denied Entry of a Foreign Visitor Ahead Anti-nuclear Protest
Two years ago in March 2013, Daniel Andres Helmdach was detained and deported from Taiwan because the immigration suspected that he visited the country to join the anti-nuclear protest. The...
The last time a German journalist was charged with treason was in 1962, when the editor-in-chief of Der Spiegel was prosecuted for publishing secret documents about the German defense forces.
The City of Lights can be both appealing and anxiety-inducing. Here are how some visitors, notably the Japanese, have experienced the city and the feedback from Parisians.
Greeks and Turks share a love and pride for the beautiful island called Gökçeada by the former and Imbros by the latter.
"Britain's rise for 200 years was financed by its depredations in India. In fact Britain's industrial revolution was actually premised upon the de-industrialisation of India."
The new hard-hitting exposé From Russia With Cash shows hows dirty money from Russia and elsewhere is being laundered through London's high-end real estate market.
Was having to dance and sing 'My Anaconda' 14 times in front of German Chancellor Angela Merkel the real reason Greece's former finance minister resigned?
A thousand trees have been planted in a forest in Norway, which will supply paper for a special anthology of books to be printed a century from now.
A researcher from the United Kingdom talks to Global Voices about Venezuela's contemporary literature and how local fiction helps decipher a country misunderstood by many.
Science writer Sophia Schweitzer looks at a landmark court decision ordering the Dutch government to act faster to protect its citizens against the harmful effects of climate change.
Within German online communities anti-austerity voices -- that align themselves with the Greek people -- are loud and clear.
Mariano Rajoy's blunders when talking about Spain's foreign debt have made netizens wonder how much he really knows about the reality of the country he governs.
"20 years from now our kids will ask us why we let it happen and didn't remove this bunch of corrupted technocrats. #Schaublexit"
In this interview, Global Voices contributor Asteris Masouras analyzes the Greek crisis, its roots and its possible ramifications.
One man was killed and several journalists were arrested after a car bomb explosion outside the Italian Centre in downtown Cairo today.
While the European immigration crisis is not showing any signs of dying down, the EU has been taking some much needed measures related to saving the lives of the people...
Greece is more dependent on its cash economy than almost anywhere in Europe. So the bank shutdown there is already negatively impacting thousands of small businesses and their customers.
The 1.9 million euros donated to Greek Bailout Fund on Indiagogo will be refunded because it didn't reach its target. But the campaign's creator isn't done trying to help Greeks.
Liese Van Der Watt, a South African art writer based in London, writes about 53 Echoes of Zaire, exhibition of popular painting from Zaire that is going on in London:...