Host country left the tournament after unexpectedly successful performance, while its victorious opponent, Croatia, found itself surrounded by a number of controversies.
A personal story of domestic violence illustrates the value of housing for the victims, but Moldova still has far to go before the country reaches European standards in tackling the problem.
Farmers around the Baltic Sea affected by dry, hot conditions, with small harvests also predicted in Central Europe.
After decades of keeping silent about the largest World War II-era concentration camp on its territory, Belarus unveils memorial in Maly Trostenets.
The World Cup points to Balkan issues that could still muddle European integration.
The far-right group responsible for another recent attack was awarded a government education grant.
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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.
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