All in Europe

Srebrenica and Stolac, Site of Contentious Local Election in Bosnia-Herzegovina

It’s been 21 years since the signing of the Dayton Peace Accords in 1995 that signaled the end of war in Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH). And on 02 October 2012, the local and municipal elections were held, the first major election in which a generation born after the war could vote. Yet, even this new generation of voters could not make changes to the country’s entrenched ethnically based political parties.

Soccer Ultras: A Point of Unity in Ukraine

Post-Euromaidan Ukraine is rife with examples of civic unity at the grassroots level. One only has to look to efforts of unpaid volunteers working to help wounded Ukrainian military veterans or assisting internally displaced peoples from the conflict zones to see tangible examples of a unified Ukrainian society.

Growing Tourism Potential on the Albanian Coast

In the 1990s, Albania was not likely to be found on a list of top travel destinations. Having emerged from its hermetic dictatorship as the poorest country in Europe, it descended into violent anarchy by 1997. Nearly twenty years later, though, the situation is dramatically different.