Unemployment, low wages, and lack of opportunity are driving thousands of young and educated adults out of Balkan nations, placing countries on uneven footing. The inability to retain youth has led to increasingly older and less educated populations.
The British government targeted online propaganda and fake news Tuesday with the release of new monitoring technology. The development contributes to mounting pressure on social media companies to further regulate what users see on their platforms.
Declining populations in Eastern Europe, coupled with more attractive job opportunities in the West, have many companies looking to fill jobs from a new employee base: robots.
At open-air markets, some Italians are collecting and distributing leftover food to those in need. These initiatives – in a country renowned for its food and markets – are part of Italy's push to cut back on food waste.
Despite Western preconceptions of a Soviet-like puppet media, the Russian news landscape is quite diverse, with outlets public and private, big and small. But government influence remains a critical concern.
Dubbed the 'wall of shame,' Ukraine has implemented an electronic register identifying fathers who haven't paid child support. The list strips those on the register of certain privileges such as keeping their driving license and traveling abroad.
For decades, French presidents have promised to end the special business and political relationship known as 'Françafrique,' which has allowed France to exercise outsize influence on the continent – to African dictators' benefit. Macron may finally change that.
A tide of young demonstrators took to the streets in cities across Russia on Jan. 28 to rally against the Central Election Commission's decision to disqualify opposition leader Alexei Navalny from the upcoming presidential election.