Germany has now been able to slash its dependence on Russian oil since the war in Ukraine started in February. But Hungary and Slovakia — still heavily reliant on Russian oil — still oppose the deal.
The killing of Jan Kuciak, 27, who investigated corruption among politically-connected business people, and his fiancée at their home in February increased widespread anger about persistent corruption allegations, leading to the largest near-weekly protests since the end of communism in 1989.
Recent protests sparked by the killing of an investigative journalist have exposed deep-seated fault lines in the Central European country of Slovakia, where money and politics have created a toxic brew as the country now struggles to move past economic and political corruption.
Andrej Babis and his party are winning the Czech Republic’s parliamentary elections this weekend. Add him to the current president, and that would mean not one, but two Donald Trump admirers governing a liberal democracy in the EU.
He may be facing charges over alleged EU subsidy fraud, but billionaire businessman Andrej Babis still appears poised to win this weekend's Czech general election pushing his trademark anti-corruption and anti-euro ticket.
He's helping to uncover the origins of the universe with a massive antenna so sensitive it detected faint invisible ripples in space from 1.3 billion years ago.
Menstrual taboos have existed around the world for centuries. Here's a look at a few myths that menstrual health educators have had to combat over the years.
Johann Breyer admits that he was a guard at Auschwitz labor camp during the Holocaust, but he says he had nothing to do with the Auschwitz death camp. Federal authorities say he went further and helped bring victims to the gas chambers. Now he's under arrest at the age of 89.
Climate change is a big deal, and even those with a close relationship with a higher power look to be ready to take action as well. The Church of England is threatening to put their money where their mouth is. Plus, in Belgium, the government is considering allowing children to request euthanasia.
In a landmark ruling last year, a Slovakian court found a school district was discriminating against the city's Roma population by segregating Roma kids in separate classes. But not all Roma are excited by the prospect of integrating their children.
The Roma minority face marginalization and exclusion across Europe, but activists say the situation for Slovakian Roma is among the worst. One school is taking on the task of integrating some of the once-segregated Roma children into classes.