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18 Feb 2015 / 15:01

Blood Ties

Tanja Matic

Sons and daughters of men indicted for Balkan war crimes reveal how the accusations affected them - and why they remain loyal to their fathers.

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16 Jan 2015 / 16:11

The great leap rightward

Kostas Kallergis

Some Greeks have embraced the far right despite having long leftist family traditions or relatives killed by the Nazis.

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29 Dec 2014 / 09:37

Romania’s resilient generation: The kids ‘left behind’ who get ahead

Lina Vdovii

Growing up alone while their parents worked abroad has been tough for many children but helped some of them to thrive.

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08 Dec 2014 / 12:02

Entrepreneurs strive to make Balkans buzz with tech startups

Boryana Dzhambazova

Can a new generation of technology pioneers realise their dreams of Silicon Valley-style success?

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04 Dec 2014 / 10:29

Macedonians migrate south for illegal tourism work

Marija Mitevska

What were once student summer jobs in Greece have become a way to earn a living.

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28 Nov 2014 / 17:56

Syrian refugees leave Bulgaria for German limbo

Krasimir Yankov

Many Syrians use Bulgaria as a stepping stone to the heart of Europe - although EU rules say asylum-seekers are meant to stay put.

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27 Nov 2014 / 09:57

Building bridges over troubled water

Branko Krivokapic

The stories of two generations of Olympic water polo players reflect changes in sport and society in the lands of the old Yugoslavia.

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24 Nov 2014 / 10:32

Moonlighting Serbian police suspected of violence and corruption

Dragana Peco

Police officers working as nightclub bouncers are accused of beating customers and taking part in protection rackets.

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18 Nov 2014 / 10:41

Fighting for their fair share

Jeta Abazi Gashi

Women across the Balkans face a battle to overcome discrimination and exercise their legal rights to inherit.

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13 Nov 2014 / 15:59

Islands seek direction in seas of change

Marija Knezevic

Islanders in Croatia and Greece enjoy an enchanting way of life but face challenges posed by isolation and ageing populations.

Topic

Topic 2014: Generations

This year’s annual topic is Generations. Think of a powerful story that you have always wanted to report, and link it to this theme while crafting your proposal. Remember, it is better to have a strong central idea that is loosely linked to the annual theme than to have a weak idea that is strongly linked to the theme.