Kosice in eastern Slovakia will become European capital of culture in 2013. It's home to the largest Roma community in the country. Though many live on the fringes of society, cultural initiatives encourage integration.
The German Parliament has approved a motion that many heralded as a "milestone" in Germany's remembrance culture.
The large-scale Berlin museum has been under construction since 2013. Its opening was postponed several times, but is now set to take place before the end of the year.
The COVID-19 pandemic is a looming disaster for the millions of Roma living in Central and Southeastern Europe. Instead of providing aid, many authorities have resorted to restrictive measures implemented by force.
Belarus' ambassador to Slovakia stepped down after siding with protesters calling for President Alexander Lukashenko's resignation. Germany said it would be willing to act as mediator. DW followed how events unfolded.
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