Daniel Nolan

Food

A Hungarian Restaurant Is Serving 'Terrorist' and 'Syrian' Pizzas

The guy who came up with this menu definitely doesn't think it's offensive.
Daniel Nolan
1.30.16
Europe

Leaked Tapes, Shootout, and Protests Prompt Senior Macedonian Officials to Resign

The government of Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski was rocked by the loss of a close political ally and two government ministers on Tuesday, in the wake of a gun battle that killed 22 people.
Daniel Nolan
5.12.15
Europe

Welcome to Liberland: Europe's Newest State

In its first week Liberland received, from all around the globe, 220,000 registrations; 1,200,000 website visits; and 100,000 Facebook followers, and it was the subject of 1,810,000 Google searches
Daniel Nolan
4.23.15
Europe

'There Is No Limit to Jobbik's Expansion': Does Hungary's Future Belong to the Far Right?

It has been denounced by critics as a shameful reflection of rising nationalism and xenophobia. To Jobbik, the victory of its first ever directly elected parliamentarian is a sign of things to come.
Daniel Nolan
4.15.15
Europe

Macedonia Is Edging Towards Tipping Point Thanks to an Intelligence File Called 'The Bomb'

The president of the European Commission has just canceled a trip to the Balkan state and Macedonia's political crisis shows no signs of slowing.
Daniel Nolan
2.24.15
Europe

The Contest for Hungary's Allegiance Steps Up With Putin Visit

Hungarian leader Viktor Orbán has declared he wants to create an "illiberal" democracy like Russia's, and is signing gas deals that pull his country closer to Moscow at a time when the rest of Europe is pulling away.
Daniel Nolan
2.19.15
Europe

Macedonia Cracks Down on Opposition Amid Coup Allegations and Leaked Videos

The Balkan state is gripped by a political standoff and the opposition leader was charged with treason over the weekend.
Daniel Nolan
2.3.15
Europe

Opposition Activists Gather in Budapest to Protest Against Hungary's Prime Minister

From party leaders to pensioners, demonstrators gathered in the city with grievances ranging from government corruption to financial hardships plaguing the European country.
Daniel Nolan
12.5.14
Europe

Hungary's Corruption Scandal Is Becoming a Total Soap Opera

Six senior Hungarian officials have been banned from entering the US in a series of events that has plummeted US-Hungarian relations to their lowest point since the Cold War.
Daniel Nolan
11.17.14
Europe

Huge Internet Tax Protests Galvanize Government Opposition in Hungary

Over 100,000 people marched through Budapest on Tuesday to protest against a proposed internet tax, and the increasing authoritarianism of Hungary's government.
Daniel Nolan
10.29.14
Europe

Divisions Cemented as Nationalists Hold On to Power in Bosnia-Herzegovina Vote

Two decades after the Dayton Agreement helped end a brutal war, the country is mired in economic troubles and narrow sectarian interests are threatening progress.
Daniel Nolan
10.14.14
Europe

War Crimes Trial Ends as Divisive Election Nears in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The five-year trial of suspected war criminal and former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic came to a close this week, just as voters in Bosnia and Herzegovina were due to head to the polls.
Daniel Nolan
10.5.14