Working poor must borrow to make ends meet, leading to a vicious cycle that sends many deep into debt.
Population loss and a shrinking workforce are stressing the state’s capacity to maintain the pension system.
Some eurozone countries fear the EU’s poorest country could repeat the Greek catastrophe if it joins the euro too soon.
Move may help unlock critical IMF funding for the country’s war-scarred economy.
Some eastern member countries unhappy with Commission ruling on the dominant player in the continent’s gas market.
As Uzbekistan begins phasing out use of forced labor to pick cotton, glare falls on its Central Asian neighbor.
UK court ruling saw $22 billion worth of state assets being frozen in a highly unusual case.
Government says no end to austerity-busting course despite warnings of an overheating economy.
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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.