Using stand-up comedy as a way to address stereotypes, a group in Istanbul finds humour in bleak experiences.
PTSD and economic crisis are blamed for increase in violence – and stigma often prevents victims from seeking help.
Thousands of traumatised people have fled shelling in Debaltseve as warring sides battle for another key city.
Pro-Russia leaders’ election in Ukraine’s east shows bloody conflict is far from a peaceful resolution.
Frustration grows in Kiev as pledges to end corruption and abuse of power stagnate after Maidan Square protest.
Hungary has increasingly courted and won favour with Russia, while rejecting the core values of the European Union.
An editor’s firing and NGO raids cited as evidence that government wants to repress criticism.
Workers and business owners in Ukraine feel the heat of recent turmoil as prices rise and capital flight intensifies.
Pro-Russian activists in the village of Andriyivka blame Kiev and its western backers for recent violence.
The newly formed Hungarian Gypsy Party aims to mobilise support from the poor going into Sunday’s election.