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The species' cultivation in the region stretches back centuries, but now businesses fear hydropower plants could destroy their trade. Marc Santora reports... [Read More]
At a moment when Poland finds itself torn by political conflicts that are cast as an existential fight for the country's soul, the pope's legacy... [Read More]
Macedonia's Parliament voted to officially change the country's name to the Republic of North Macedonia. Its door to NATO and the European Union could open... [Read More]
The suggestion, which has many worried about a resurgence of violence, would effectively concede the failure of decades of American policy. [Read More]
In a disinformation age, Macedonian and Western officials say the flurry of social-media activity is just that — disinformation directed by Russia-backed groups trying to... [Read More]
Macedonia could soon settle a dispute with Greece over its name, clearing a path to join NATO. Russia doesn't want that. [Read More]
On Aug. 21, 50 years ago, the Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia killed the dreams of reformers, broke the spirit of a nation and ushered in... [Read More]
Every summer, the hordes descend upon Dubrovnik, a gem of a Croatian city nestled on the Adriatic Sea. But the annual invading army of tourists... [Read More]
Dubrovnik, Croatia, known to "Game of Thrones" fans as King's Landing, is a fantasy made real. As crowds of "set-jetters" threaten to spoil the port's... [Read More]
A mysterious Chinese company went on a buying binge in the Czech Republic following Xi Jinping's call for greater sway in the region. What was... [Read More]
Jaroslaw Kaczynski has led his country's rightward, nationalist drift. Now rumors about his health have set off a power struggle. [Read More]
Near midnight on the outskirts of the Latvian capital, close to 100,000 spectators joined 16,500 singers in a song about a mystical castle that is... [Read More]
The U.S. president has said NATO is "obsolete." But the alliance is important to a nation that faced long subjugation by foreign powers, particularly Russia. [Read More]
An open rebellion by members of the Constitutional Tribunal came days after the government began a purge of the Supreme Court. [Read More]
Demonstrations erupted in dozens of cities across the country as the right-wing governing party consolidated its power and escalated a clash with the European Union. [Read More]
The forced dismissal of the judges, including the court's president, has provoked cries of "Soviet-style justice" while posing a test for the European Union. [Read More]
Penalties for violating speech limits removed. [Read More]
Kaczynski is the dominant political figure in Poland, where his Law and Justice party has eroded democratic freedoms and weakened the rule of law in... [Read More]
The Open Society Foundations said work had become untenable in Hungary, where Prime Minister Viktor Orban has stifled dissent and demonized the group's founder. [Read More]
After a commanding re-election victory, Prime Minister Viktor Orban wants to spread his anti-migration crusade across the entire European Union. [Read More]