International Roma Day on April 8 is not just about celebrating Roma culture, it also highlights the persecution and discrimination that Roma people face in all areas of life. DW looks at the past and present struggles of the Sinti and Roma.
For the first time, a former intelligence officer in Romania got 20 years in prison for communist-era crimes. Yet most similar crimes are still far from going to trial as the country struggles with its past.
Not much: These words could summarize the progress made so far by the EU in the refugee crisis. With just a week to go to the next summit, the European Commission has again urged member states to do more.
A new plan agreed by NATO will see the alliance's military presence in Eastern Europe strengthened. The effort is meant to show solidarity and to reassure Eastern European members against perceived threats from Russia.
The eighth adventure of Harry Potter will be released in the end of July, publishers have said. The book is the script version of a sold-out London play called "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I and II."