AROUND THE BLOC
Violent Protests in Moldova
Anti-government demonstrations take a turn for the worse as many police injured.
In Armenia, Clooney Commemorates Mass Killings
Hollywood icon leads a march of thousands and says WWI atrocities should be labelled “genocide.”
Czech Students Defend Muslim Classmate
After school principal bombarded with anti-Islam messages, he and students stand behind girl originally from Yemen.
Orban: Constitution Bans Islamization
Hungary prime minister further burnishes his anti-migrant credentials.
ISIS Recruitment in Balkans Continues
Visit by CIA head indicates heightened U.S. interest in the region’s contribution of foreign jihadist fighters.
Vucic Rolls to Victory in Serbia
Unofficial results give his SNS 48 percent while opposition parties cry foul.
Baku on the Adriatic
Azerbaijani money will finance transformation of former Yugoslav naval base on the Montenegrin coast into luxury resort.
FROM THE TOL ARCHIVE – EDITORS’ PICK
Overshadowed, Not Forgotten
The Armenian Diaspora gets its second wind, as relations with the homeland improve over the genocide issue.
By Hovann Simonian
Bosnia Sets Ex-Mujahedeen Fighter Free After 7-Year Detention
Stripped of his Bosnian nationality after 9/11 attacks, Syria-born man held without charges is released based on new law.
By Brian Kenety
‘Genocide’ on the Agenda
From Brussels to Washington, the decades-old dispute over Turkey’s role in the deaths of more than 1 million Armenians won’t leave the…
By Anna Hakobyan
Not Your Dream Vacation
Political stability isn’t enough to keep tourists flocking to the Montenegro coast.
By Bojica Boskovic
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