Tag Archives: Europe

Troika’s Greek Odyssey

Once simply a tourist destination, Greece—a nation of 11 million people tucked away in the south-eastern corner of Europe—transformed into a media drama in 2010. For a short time this Mediterranean nation was no longer just the subject of picturesque travel documentaries, unimaginatively titled: “Some Celebrity’s Greek Odyssey”.

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Franco’s Legacy and the Silence Behind Spain’s “Disappeared”

The death toll of Spain’s civil war and the subsequent forty-year dictatorship that ruled the country is still debated, but estimate figures rest between 150,000 and 200,000 people. Many, if not most, of those bodies still lay in mass graves, unidentified, and those who participated in mass executions, street killings, …

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