Olivia Ramya Tanner traveled to Sri Lanka to find her birth mother. Then the Swiss woman discovered that everything — from her birth certificate on up — was a lie. She’s not alone. Alison Langley reports from Zurich.
As many EU countries introduce new rules governing who may cross their borders amid the massive influx of migrants, many people looking for safe refuge are in limbo at the frontiers. Alison Langley reports from Slovenia. See more…
Not long ago Rabee al Refai and his family were dodging bombs in Syria. Now they’re hopeful their kids will soon go to school and Dr. al Refai will return to the operating room in Austria, reports Alison Langley. See more…
This story first appeared on dw.de. The Austrian parliament is expected to pass on Wednesday a law that either strengthens – or weakens – the Islamic religion’s status, depending on whom you talk to. Alison Langley reports from Vienna. To the ruling coalition, the Islam Law could be […]
This story first appeared on dw.de While the world waits to see whether the Ukraine ceasefire will hold, Austrian businesses look on with dismay at increasingly slim prospects that the economy will pick up this year, writes Alison Langley from Vienna. After years of enjoying fat profits with Austria’s central […]
This article first appeared in cjr.org. The government takes on the investigative news channel By Alison Langley February 9, 2015 617 words Best known for reality shows like Jungle Camp and Big Brother, RTL, which bills itself as “Europe’s leading entertainment network,” has never been known for a quality news department in any […]