The questions raised by the region's failed bid for independence remain unanswered. And key figures remain in prison.
After 18 years as leader of her party, and 13 as German Chancellor, Angela Merkel has announced that this will be her last term. How has she changed Germany and the world?
A podcast on extremes: from far-right politics, to life in conflict zones and the extreme weather of Australia.
While forming a government will be difficult, this situation was expected and our politics is, above all, practical.
Decades of top-level talks have failed to produce a solution. So why not get citizens involved?
As we try to understand how extreme groups win mass appeal, this organisation offers valuable lessons.
In government with the Five Star Movement, the radical politician's Lega is going from strength to strength.
After a century of debate, Europe still hasn't figured out how to deal with its giant of a neighbour.
Leader of a corrupt party, an unpopular government and a divided country, Mariano Rajoy's days were numbered long ago.
Populism gets a bad rap for fuelling the rise of authoritarianism. But it can also be a shot in the arm for liberal democracy.
Findings suggest parties should rethink the way they chase the 'female vote'.
The satirical opposition group has failed to enter the Hungarian parliament, but it has scored a victory of sorts.
The story began when police discovered the bodies of Slovak journalist Ján Kuciak and his fiancé – both had been shot dead.
Transition isn't leaving, nor is it staying. And some key questions remain unanswered.
The SPD is in government with Angela Merkel again after signing a coalition deal. But life has been harder for the social democrats.
He's barred from public office but this former prime minister isn't going to be held back by the small matter of a conviction for tax evasion.
Miloš Zeman, who has been re-elected for a second five year term at the Czech president, is not a run of the mill national populist.
Poland and Hungary have recently clashed with Brussels over democratic freedoms, but economic drivers are at play, too.
Several post-communist member states are moving further and further away from European Union norms.
The Chinese zodiac predicts justice, openness, tolerance and innovation for the year ahead. After a difficult political year, it could be just the tonic.