Germany commemorates 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht

Documenting anti-Semitism on Europe’s streets

Three journalists conduct a novel experiment to gauge anti-Semitism After fatal shootings at a synagogue in Denmark and a kosher grocery store in France in the past two months, there is little doubt in...
Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses Federal Assembly

Ukraine reporting draws criticism

Russian, Ukrainian and Western media have all taken heat for reporting By Demetria Walls As Russian-backed rebels have advanced across eastern Ukraine, they’ve had a key ally who hasn’t fired a...
Vladimir Putin, Viktor Orban

From Brussels with love: Putin’s friends in the EU

From Greece to the U.K., Russia finds potential sympathizers The conflict in the Ukraine has heightened tensions between Russia and the European Union. Since Moscow annexed Ukraine's Crimean peninsula in...
APTOPIX Poland Solidarity Anniversary

Poland, Belarus a study in contrasting media

As Polish media moves from strength to strength, Belarus remains a 'terrifying' place for journalists. These are gloomy times in much of Europe. Across the continent governments are wrangling with stagnant...
A homeless person eats his meal at the entrance of a closed shop as the graffiti reads with red letters ''Athens anti-fascism city'' and in black ''Fight, resist, don't whine'' in Athens on Oct. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

Interview: Greece under the far-left

"Greece is essentially losing a generation," says Greek radio journalist Michael Nevradakis. Greek journalist Michael Nevradakis launched Dialogos Media in 2010 as a student at the University of Texas as his...
Pablo Iglesias, secretary general of Spain's Podemos, pictured in Catalonia Dec. 21, 2014. (EPA/Alejandro Garcia)

Austerity backlash spurs Spain’s far-left Podemos

Charismatic leader, populist rhetoric resonate with voters Were Spain to hold a general election today, polling shows that it’s next prime minister might be a pony-tailed 36-year-old political newcomer from...
The offices of the Guardian newspaper in London

Investigations make Guardian a global brand

If there is one newspaper has successfully managed the transition to a global digital publication, it's the Guardian. The 193-year-old British outlet grew from a small weekly publication based in Manchester to...
Mountain people in traditional costume in the town of Pisac, a Quechua-speaking area of Peru about 35 km from Cuzco. (Sergi Reboredo/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images)

Disappearing languages get lifeline from technology

Once seen as a threat, the Internet is now an aid for endangered tongues The spread of the Internet has accelerated the global use of English. And the march of English has come as UNESCO forecasts that half...
Solidarity event after attack in Paris

France’s horror

At 11:58 a.m. on Jan. 7, the Twitter account of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo published a cartoon depicting Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State in the Levant, wishing people...