Palestinians in the West Bank, quickly being sealed off behind a barrier, continue to live their lives in limbo. Kit Gillet looks at the reality on the ground following the collapse of the latest round of peace talks with Israel
Romanian president called for the resignation of the country’s prime minister after the country’s anticorruption agency opened criminal investigations into whether he was involved in forgery, money-laundering and other crimes when he was a lawyer
Gagauzia, an autonomous region in southern Moldova, looks to Moscow before the West, much as Ukraine's restive east does. And the poor, agricultural region could show the problems a federalized Donbass might face.
A small European country wonders how such a staggering amount of cash could disappear from its banks.
The Colourful History and Precarious Fate of the World's Greatest Tea
Eastern Europe isn’t known for its wines but that hasn’t stopped three French viticulturalists from founding a vineyard in southern Romania
Skopje’s new neo-classical splendour is divisive and expensive – not to mention of questionable taste. But one thing’s for sure: it’s made the Macedonian capital a truly surprising and impressive spectacle
More than 15 years after the bitter conflict, a staging of Shakespeare’s tragedy brings Kosovans and Serbians together to foster reconciliation
Viet Thanh Nguyen's debut novel delves into divided loyalties and fears for a double agent at the end of the Vietnam War
March 27, 2015 At Pristina’s dreary bus station a small notice pinned to a scuffed white wall lists ten reasons Kosovans shouldn’t abandon their country – first among them that Kosovo will cease to exist without its people. It is a sobering reminder of what has been happening in Europe’s youngest nation since the beginning...
Romania's anticorruption taskforce is making great strides in one of Europe's most corrupt nations. Among the thousand-plus convicted last year are 24 mayors, five MPs, two ex-ministers, and a former prime minister.
Owners have to offer the state first refusal before selling the Wisdom of the Earth by Constantin Brâncuși – but they may be in for a long wait
Secret videos of movies from the west were a solace for many under Nicolae Ceausescu’s rule – and Irina Margareta Nistor dubbed thousands of them