Central Europe’s Hard Turn to the Right

Central Europe’s Hard Turn to the Right US News & World Report The anti-Muslim mood, anchored to recent terrorist activities in France, Germany and Belgium, is part of a call for change across the region. Right-wing leaders are capitalizing on fear and xenophobia to flatly reject incoming Muslim refugees primarily fleeing Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq. […]

Vietnamese drug gangs under fire in Eastern Europe

Vietnamese drug gangs under fire in Eastern Europe Nikkei Asian Review Nguyen said that she and her family have been happy in Prague since relocating some 15 years ago, even though they feel disconnected from the local population. But this common immigrant problem has been exacerbated in recent years by an increasingly worrisome association between […]

The struggle to save Yangon’s architectural heritage

The struggle to save Yangon’s architectural heritage BBC Here, on Bogolay Zay Street amid the moss-covered, weather-stained, early-20th Century facades in the historic centre of the city, the history of the colonial buildings that make up old Rangoon, once the capital of Burma, begins to come into focus. To the right, the former residence of […]