Insight Central Europe

Military mission to Macedonia, photo: CTK

In this week's Insight Central Europe: as Czech Romanies continue to seek asylum in the west, thousands of Romanies from Slovak have been moving to the Czech Republic. One of the most critically acclaimed contemporary CDs in Slovakia showcases the music of the poorest of the country's Roma, the inhabitants of slum-like settlements. Troops from 27 countries are involved in a landmark European Union military mission in Macedonia, including troops from neutral Austria - we look at the Austrian angle. Staying with the EU, Hungarians are heading to the polls on April 12th to vote on whether to join - how likely is a Yes vote in the third referendum among candidate countries? We will also take a look at all the main news headlines in the region.

In this week's Insight Central Europe: as Czech Romanies continue to seek asylum in the west, thousands of Romanies from Slovak have been moving to the Czech Republic. One of the most critically acclaimed contemporary CDs in Slovakia showcases the music of the poorest of the country's Roma, the inhabitants of slum-like settlements.

Military mission to Macedonia, photo: CTK
Troops from 27 countries are involved in a landmark European Union military mission in Macedonia, including troops from neutral Austria - we look at the Austrian angle. Staying with the EU, Hungarians are heading to the polls on April 12th to vote on whether to join - how likely is a Yes vote in the third referendum among candidate countries? We will also take a look at all the main news headlines in the region.