Electoral reforms ahead of Moldova's 2018 general election appear to be an attempt at gerrymandering and will contribute to the country's slide into authoritarianism.
The parties of the Kosovo Liberation Army old guard will face those who once advocated peaceful resistance against Serbia in Kosovo's June 11 election.
Given its great asset base, Romania has the potential to become a Black Sea energy hub and a bridge between East and West.
Opposition claims at least 1.5mn votes should be disallowed, which if upheld would be enough to reverse the narrow lead held by President Erdogan.
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