Stories about Western Europe from January, 2016
Balkan countries have joined forces to preserve the custom and push for its inclusion on UNESCO's list of intangible cultural heritage.
Edgard wanted to experience what refugees fleeing to Europe were going through. He started his journey in Turkey, then went to Greece, onto Macedonia, Serbia, Slovenia, Croatia, and Germany.
Madagascar is not known for its role in World War II. Yet it was a central part of one of the darkest events of the war.
ISIS releases a new video that aims to play into fears over encrypted communication.
Made between 1914 and 1918, these photos not only document military aspects of World War I, but also provide views of places and people caught within its maelstrom.
Nadera Aboud is a refugee in Europe. But this isn't the first time she's had to flee her home. The first time was almost 70 years ago.
Grandmother Kueka is the genesis, the first mother in the Pemon culture, but the huge jasper stone was never returned after it was taken for an art exhibit.
"My fully #British daughter can't attend her #American cousin's bday cos her mum was born in #Iran," wrote Rana Rahimpour, explaining how new restrictions prevented her from boarding the flight.
While many see refugees arriving in Europe as a burden, one organisation in the Netherlands is looking for entrepreneurs among the influx so they can contribute to the economy.
Italian energy giant Terna SpA slaps an activist with a 16 million-euro lawsuit as it pushes forward a mega-project in Abruzzo—"Europe's lungs". Which will triumph: business or socio-environmental dissent?
"At the root of the story is a profound problem [...] the fundamental lack of mutual understanding between Kyrgyz- and Russian-speaking sections of the population."