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Thousands in Moldova call for government's resignation

Chisinau - Thousands of protesters rallied in the Moldovan capital Sunday to demand the government's resignation and snap parliamentary elections.

Pandemic hits tiny Moldova's hopes for wine tourism boom

Cricova - The vast underground cellars of Moldova's Cricova winery used to echo with the sounds of hundreds of visitors. Now just a handful of guests wander past the huge barrels and endless rows of bottles holding its vintages.

Moldova vote winner pledges 'balanced' ties with West, Russia

Chisinau - Moldova's pro-European election winner Maia Sandu on Monday vowed balanced ties with the West and Russia as Moscow-backed incumbent Igor Dodon conceded defeat and asked his supporters to refrain from violence.

Pro-Europe challenger wins Moldova presidency: electoral commission

Chisinau - Pro-European challenger Maia Sandu has won the second round of Moldova's presidential election and is well ahead of the pro-Russian incumbent with almost all ballots counted, according to the central election commission.

Moldova torn between Russia and West in election runoff

Chisinau - Moldova heads to the polls Sunday for the second round of a tightly-contested presidential election pitting a pro-European challenger against the country's Moscow-backed incumbent.

Roma mansions in Moldova abandoned in economic exodus

Soroca - Extravagant mansions once owned by wealthy Roma stand in stark contrast to the modest traditional homes of Soroca in northern Moldova.

Moldova's pro-EU presidential hopeful wins first round vote

Chisinau - Moldova's pro-European presidential hopeful Maia Sandu won a surprise first-round victory in elections at the weekend, a major setback for Moscow-backed incumbent Igor Dodon that suggests a tight second round later this month.

Moldova election headed for runoff in Russia-West tug of war

Chisinau - Moldova's pro-European presidential challenger came from behind to secure a surprise lead Monday against the pro-Russia incumbent leader, suggesting a tight second round later this month.

Five things to know about Moldova

Chisinau - The ex-Soviet country of Moldova, which holds a presidential election on Sunday, is landlocked between EU member Romania, with which it shares a common language, and Ukraine.

Moldova ex-ruling party cedes power to halt crisis

Chisinau - Moldova's Democratic Party on Friday announced it would leave government after days of refusing to cede power to a new coalition backed by the US, EU and Russia, halting a crisis in the eastern European nation.

Moldova president scraps parliament's dissolution in standoff

Chisinau - Moldova's President Igor Dodon on Tuesday annulled a decree to dissolve parliament, enforcing a standoff between two governments that both insist on their claim to lead the eastern European country.

Moldova crisis deepens as new president calls snap vote

Chisinau - Moldova plunged deeper into crisis Sunday as a new, acting president dissolved parliament and called elections just after lawmakers appeared to have formed a government following months of wrangling.

Moldova parliament approves alliance government to end political crisis

Chisinau - Moldova's parliament on Saturday approved a new government that is an unprecedented alliance between pro-Russia and pro-European forces in a bid to see off a political crisis sparked by February elections.

OSCE slams 'strong indication of vote buying' in Moldova

Chisinau - The Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe on Monday said the closely watched parliamentary election in Moldova was competitive but criticised "strong indications of vote buying".

Moldova faces turmoil with no parliamentary majority after vote

Chisinau - Torn between the EU and Russia, ex-Soviet Moldova elected a parliament with no clear majority, results showed Monday, potentially throwing the impoverished country into political turmoil.

Pro-Russian party leads in Moldova parliamentary vote

Chisinau - A pro-Russian party has taken the lead in parliamentary elections in Moldova, results showed Monday, but without the clear majority needed to avoid a hung parliament.

Ruling party accused of fraud as Moldova votes

Chisinau - Moldova held a parliamentary poll on Sunday, with both pro-Russian and pro-EU forces accusing the ruling party of massive election fraud.

In tiny Moldova, voters choose between Russia and Europe

Chisinau - Voters in Moldova head to the polls on Sunday for a parliamentary election reflecting the tiny ex-Soviet republic's longstanding division between pro-Russians and pro-Europeans.

Young Moldovans fight corruption as election nears

Chisinau - For Andrei Trupceac, the breaking point came when courts in his native Moldova overturned the results of a local election that had been won by an opposition candidate.

Andrew Rayel talks new single 'Mass Effect,' inHarmony Music Special

Moldovan DJ and producer Andrew Rayel chatted with Digital Journal about his new single "Mass Effect," and his new label, inHarmony Music.
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