In the early 2000s, was Kosovo the site of organ trafficking, carried out by guerillas on Serbian prisoners? The next chapter in our investigation that leads us to a colourful city, old Mercedes and a strange yellow house.
Berlin is full of techno musicians — who can even keep up with them all? Luckily cafébabel knows where the best of them perform. Like Flo Pirke, for example, who after a long experimental period has found his way, body and soul, into every facet of electronic music. Tune in!
Aside from a few comments on Twitter, the sacking of television presenter Hilario Pino has gone relatively unnoticed in Spain. The suspected grounds for dismissal were the publication of a video showing the escrache suffered by Soraya Sáenz de Santamaría in Lima. That being the case, we would be facing a new attack on the freedom of speech by the Spanish People’s Party (Spanish: Partido Popular).
On August 24th and 25th of this year, Mariano Rajoy and Angela Merkel will meet in the capital of Galicia, Santiago de Compostela, at a summit where they will discuss numerous issues with an eye on the next European Council.
Overcoming internal crises can be difficult. Living in a world connected through the internet and media begs the question: how similar or different are the internal crises we harbor to those of others. This fall, those inner crises will be brought to light through an anthology of short stories written by authors from across the globe.
The marketplace is the beating heart of a city and its people. It is where they celebrate their traditions, rituals and share their secrets. We went to discover Slovenia at the Open Kitchen Market in Ljubljana.
In Northern Europe, there’s a small nation which, according to a UN report, is supposed to be the happiest in the world: the Danes. Their country’s economy is sailing nicely through the crisis, and the Danes are willing to pay European record tax rates for a strong welfare system. But the skies are changing above the idyllic country between blue seas and golden cornfields…
Germany? Oh, you mean the overpopulated country in Central Europe where neither gnats nor leaves can be found...If you think German flora and fauna are boring, you should take a look at Ralf Stork's new guidebook "Deutschlandsafari". Against all expectations, wild animals still exist in Germany, and this summer we're going on the hunt.
What would it be like if we lived in a world where no more food was thrown out? Raphael Fellmer had the idea of coming to the rescue of the food which businesses simply dispose of just before their expiration date or after knocking off for the night. With the help of the online platform “Foodsharing”, thousands of kilos of food in Germany have already been saved from the dumpster.
In the early 2000s, was Kosovo the site of organ trafficking, carried out by guerillas on Serbian prisoners? Over the past decade, more than six inquiries have looked into this gruesome crime; a succession of investigations that have revealed more questions than answers. Without corpses or witnesses, the case is interfering with the recognition of the country's independence.
How to describe the sound of Young Magic? Think of flying rhythms, psychedelic cymbals and cloud-filled skies…or none of those things. What makes this young band from New York so special, is their multi-faceted, sophisticated sound. Curious? Tune in to the Berlin Jukebox.
In 1969, David Bowie emerged like an exotic bird on to the mainstream music scene — spreading his bejewelled wings among a crowd of common pigeons. He birthed an intellectual pop which spoke of other worlds, bended gender and shocked conservative Britain. Now in the age of manufactured pop and MTV lifestyles, can anyone give us what Bowie gave his generation or is the pop star dead?
During the 2010 World Cup, the Cortes de España passed unpopular laws which were eclipsed by the Spanish national football team’s good performance. In 2014, in an optimistic bid to repeat their sporting success, the team’s swift and unexpected elimination forced the government to act rapidly in several areas.
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