Racist attacks echo across Europe
Hate crimes and violence against immigrants break out in Denmark, Italy and Russia.
Posted: October 7, 2008 13:40
Video / Audio
EU struggles to unite against bank crisis
Marcus Mabry of The New York Times and Jeffrey White of The Christian Science Monitor discuss the attempt by European countries to coordinate efforts in responding to the financial crisis.
Posted: October 6, 2008 18:45
Blogwatch / Video
Into the Czech woods for the mushroom hunt
In the Czech Republic, fall marks the annual tradition of plucking fungi from the forest.
Posted: October 6, 2008 15:25
Russians dismantle occupied Georgian posts
Sergey Shestakov, a former Soviet foreign ministry official, discusses Russia's recent military demonstrations.
Posted: October 6, 2008 15:00
Bloggers recount independence day festivities
Over the last week, several nations celebrated their independence. Here is a round-up of blogger accounts of the world festivities.
Posted: October 6, 2008 14:20
Media speculate on Russia’s new Cold War
A Worldfocus contributing blogger assesses the media's discussion of a new Cold War as Russia reaches out to Latin America.
Posted: October 6, 2008 13:31
Vote for most notable Russian is contested
A Worldfocus contributing blogger looks at the controversy surrounding a Russian contest and the memory of Josef Stalin.
Posted: October 3, 2008 16:33
Nations act independently to address credit crisis
Benn Steil of the Council on Foreign Relations discusses how the European Union is digesting the credit crisis.
Posted: October 2, 2008 20:37
Russia allows EU to monitor cease-fire in South Ossetia
Russian troops today allowed monitors from the European Union to enter a buffer zone that Russia has been holding in the region of South Ossetia.
Posted: October 1, 2008 17:21
Georgia conflict forgets women’s health needs
A Worldfocus contributing blogger reports from Georgia on the dire situation of displaced women lacking reproductive health services.
Posted: October 1, 2008 12:44