Ethnic groups in Europe http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/27516/all en REFILE-Bosnia delays first postwar census as regions fail to cooperate http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/bosnia-delays-first-postwar-census-regions-fail-cooperate <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Refiles to remove extraneous 'the' from second paragraph)</p> <p>* Census delayed six months; now set for Oct. 1-15</p> <p>* Last census carried out in 1991</p> <p>* Ethnicity, religion, language remain sensitive issues</p> <p>SARAJEVO, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Bosnia's first census since its 1992-95 war was postponed on Wednesday until October after regional governments failed to agree on how to conduct it.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/bosnia-delays-first-postwar-census-regions-fail-cooperate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ethnic groups in Bosnia and Herzegovina Ethnic groups in Europe Europe Social Issues Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 16:30:24 +0000 5738370 at http://www.globalpost.com Romani artist and Holocaust documenter Stojka dies http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/romani-artist-and-holocaust-documenter-stojka-dies <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>VIENNA, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Romani artist Ceija Stojka, whose work helped expose the Nazis' persecution of the Romani people, died in a Vienna hospital on Monday aged 79, her publisher told the Austria Press Agency on Tuesday.</p> <p>Holocaust survivor Stojka wrote one of the first Romani autobiographical accounts of Nazi persecution, the 1988 book "We Live in Seclusion: The Memories of a Romani", and dedicated decades to telling her people's story through music and art.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/romani-artist-and-holocaust-documenter-stojka-dies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ceija Stojka Entertainment Ethnic groups in Europe Europe Roma Social Issues War Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 19:00:19 +0000 5741152 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters People News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/reuters-people-news-summary-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current people news briefs.</p> <p>Barbara Walters, hospitalized after fall, recovering from chicken pox</p> <p>NEW YORK (Reuters) - Celebrity newswoman Barbara Walters, who was hospitalized earlier this month after falling and injuring her head, is recovering from chicken pox, her co-host Whoopi Goldberg said Monday on "The View" talk show. Goldberg said Walters, 83, who is in a New York hospital, has been told to rest and is not receiving visitors.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/reuters-people-news-summary-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Ethnic groups in Europe Europe European people Human Interest Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 21:15:07 +0000 5741226 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters People News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/reuters-people-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current people news briefs.</p> <p>Barbara Walters, hospitalized after fall, recovering from chicken pox</p> <p>NEW YORK (Reuters) - Celebrity newswoman Barbara Walters, who was hospitalized earlier this month after falling and injuring her head, is recovering from chicken pox, her co-host Whoopi Goldberg said Monday on "The View" talk show. Goldberg said Walters, 83, who is in a New York hospital, has been told to rest and is not receiving visitors.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/reuters-people-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Ethnic groups in Europe Europe European people Human Interest Thomson Reuters Wed, 30 Jan 2013 05:15:29 +0000 5741364 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters People News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/reuters-people-news-summary-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current people news briefs.</p> <p>Barbara Walters, hospitalized after fall, recovering from chicken pox</p> <p>NEW YORK (Reuters) - Celebrity newswoman Barbara Walters, who was hospitalized earlier this month after falling and injuring her head, is recovering from chicken pox, her co-host Whoopi Goldberg said Monday on "The View" talk show. Goldberg said Walters, 83, who is in a New York hospital, has been told to rest and is not receiving visitors.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/reuters-people-news-summary-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Ethnic groups in Europe Europe Human Interest Lovara Thomson Reuters Wed, 30 Jan 2013 13:15:38 +0000 5741487 at http://www.globalpost.com Romania and Bulgaria hit back at Britain on immigration http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/romania-and-bulgaria-hit-back-at-britain-immigration <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Countries say Britain classifying them as second-class</p> <p>* British media have warned of "hordes" of migrants</p> <p>* Romanian newspaper invites Britons to visit</p> <p>By Sam Cage</p> <p>BUCHAREST, Feb 1 (Reuters) - Romania and Bulgaria hit back on Friday at efforts to deter their nationals from emigrating to Britain, saying they were being stigmatised as second-class members of the European Union.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/romania-and-bulgaria-hit-back-at-britain-immigration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ethnic groups in Europe Europe Politics Romanians Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 13:46:52 +0000 5743024 at http://www.globalpost.com Church should have more control over Russian life - Putin http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/church-should-have-more-control-over-russian-life-putin <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Russia should abandon "vulgar" understanding of secularism</p> <p>* Putin looking to rally conservative support</p> <p>By Thomas Grove</p> <p>MOSCOW, Feb 1 (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Friday the Orthodox Church should be given more say over family life, education and the armed forces in Russia, as he celebrated the leadership of its head Patriarch Kirill.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/church-should-have-more-control-over-russian-life-putin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ethnic groups in Europe Europe Religion Russian Orthodox Christians Technology Vladimir Putin War Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 20:15:53 +0000 5743510 at http://www.globalpost.com Thousands protest Cyrillic signs for Serbs in Croatian town http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/thousands-protest-cyrillic-signs-serbs-croatian-town <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Some 20,000 people on Saturday protested against plans to introduce Cyrillic municipal signs for Serbs in the Croatian town of Vukovar, ravaged by Serb rebels during the country's 1990s war.</p> <p>The protest was organised by a war veterans group demanding that, due to its wartime past, Vukovar be exempted from provisions of a law that would enable official use of both Latin and Cyrillic letters in the eastern town, near the Serbian border, national HRT television reported.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/thousands-protest-cyrillic-signs-serbs-croatian-town" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Ethnic groups in Europe Europe Social Issues Syrmia AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 16:45:59 +0000 5744074 at http://www.globalpost.com FEATURE-Politicking paralyses divided Bosnian town of Mostar http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/feature-politicking-paralyses-divided-bosnian-town-mostar <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Mostar divided between Croats, Muslims since war</p> <p>* Row over electoral reform paralysing government</p> <p>* Ethnic rivalry stalling Bosnian development</p> <p>By Daria Sito-Sucic</p> <p>MOSTAR, Bosnia, Feb 5 (Reuters) - The scene was almost reminiscent of the war: Bosnian Senaid Repesa, tired and toothless, stood in line in the bitterly cold hallway of a former army barracks, now a soup kitchen.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/feature-politicking-paralyses-divided-bosnian-town-mostar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ethnic groups in Europe Europe Mostar Social Issues Technology Thomson Reuters Tue, 05 Feb 2013 14:30:15 +0000 5746415 at http://www.globalpost.com French Roma crackdown accelerated under Socialists: report http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/french-roma-crackdown-accelerated-under-socialists-report <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>France evicted almost 12,000 ethnic Roma from makeshift camps across the country in 2012, with two thirds of that total coming in the second half of the year, after the Socialist Party came to power.</p> <p>At least 11,803 people were moved out of camps in 2012, 80 percent of them forcibly, according to a report by the European Association for the Defence of Human Rights (AEDH).</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/french-roma-crackdown-accelerated-under-socialists-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ethnic groups in Europe Europe Social Issues AFP Wed, 06 Feb 2013 18:01:01 +0000 5747908 at http://www.globalpost.com (Blank Headline Received) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130211/eighteen-miners-feared-trapped-after-russian-pit-blast <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>18 MINERS FEARED TRAPPED AFTER BLAST AT RUSSIAN COAL MINE IN KOMI REGION -INTERFAX</p> Ethnic groups in Europe Thomson Reuters Mon, 11 Feb 2013 08:30:35 +0000 5752372 at http://www.globalpost.com After years of toil, book names Bosnian war dead http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130215/after-years-toil-book-names-bosnian-war-dead <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* "Unique" book names 95,940 dead from Bosnian war</p> <p>* Similar projects planned in Kosovo and Croatia</p> <p>* Aimed at reconciling conflicting narratives of war</p> <p>* Model for other conflict regions, author says</p> <p>By Daria Sito-Sucic and Matt Robinson</p> <p>SARAJEVO/BELGRADE, Feb 15 (Reuters) - Mirsad Tokaca calls it the "crowning achievement" of 10 years of painstaking research - thousands of grey pages bearing the names of 95,940 victims of the Bosnian war, where they died and when.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130215/after-years-toil-book-names-bosnian-war-dead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Ethnic groups in Bosnia and Herzegovina Ethnic groups in Europe Europe Mirsad Tokaca Social Issues Thomson Reuters Fri, 15 Feb 2013 12:00:34 +0000 5756567 at http://www.globalpost.com Berlin film fest winner heads home to scrap dealing life http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130219/berlin-film-fest-winner-heads-home-scrap-dealing-life <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Muhamed Kahrimanovic</p> <p>POLJICE, Bosnia (Reuters) - Berlin film festival winner, actor, scrap dealer, father, husband or outcast on the fringes of society?</p> <p>The flowers and cheering which greeted Berlin film festival 2013 best actor Nazif Mujic on his return home to Bosnia this week are the latest in a string of unbelievable surprises for a poor Roma who has spent a lifetime on the fringes of society.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130219/berlin-film-fest-winner-heads-home-scrap-dealing-life" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bosnia and Herzegovina Business Entertainment Ethnic groups in Europe Europe Health Nazif Mujic Social Issues Thomson Reuters Tue, 19 Feb 2013 17:45:16 +0000 5760238 at http://www.globalpost.com Pussy Riot: from marginals to protest symbol in one year http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130220/pussy-riot-marginals-protest-symbol-one-year <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>One year ago five young women walked into Moscow's Church of Christ the Saviour, climbed over railings and pulled on balaclavas, before launching into a shouted-out song denouncing the Church's relations with Vladimir Putin.</p> <p>The February 21, 2012 action was a low-key protest by a group called Pussy Riot who until then were little known in Russia, let alone abroad.</p> <p>That morning, all the women involved in the "Punk Prayer" managed to flee, leaving behind only an electric guitar and an amplifier, as a handful of worshippers stood in shock, several crying.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130220/pussy-riot-marginals-protest-symbol-one-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Ethnic groups in Europe Russian Orthodox Christians Technology War AFP Thu, 21 Feb 2013 03:45:49 +0000 5761709 at http://www.globalpost.com Britain braces for fresh Eastern European immigration wave http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130222/britain-braces-fresh-eastern-european-immigration-wave <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Coils of Polish sausages glisten on shop counters and vodka bottles line the shelves. In this corner of the English countryside, much of the chatter is in Latvian or Lithuanian.</p> <p>Welcome to Boston, the most Eastern European town in Britain.</p> <p>Census data show that more than a tenth of the residents of this sleepy outpost in rural Lincolnshire, in east England, are immigrants from the 10 ex-Communist countries that joined the European Union in the 2000s.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130222/britain-braces-fresh-eastern-european-immigration-wave" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ethnic groups in Europe Europe Romania Technology AFP Fri, 22 Feb 2013 10:15:53 +0000 5763111 at http://www.globalpost.com