The former RAF pilot had not flown one in 70 years.
The Belarusian journalist, killed by a car bomb last week, was a larger-than-life figure who inspired many with his tenacious reporting and forceful personality.
Deposed in 1946 by the Communist takeover, only to become prime minister more than half a century later, the last Bulgarian monarch is still leading a busy life.
An attack on a local actress and pop media producer gets people talking, with social media users showing solidarity but also mocking the problem.
Doctors had been experimenting with LSD years before the psychedelic revolution hit the United States.
Disruption appears to be work of far-right extremists acting against a symbol of an alternative lifestyle.
Former Soviet leader won’t be able to visit for five years because of support for Crimea annexation.
The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.
This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes.
It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.