France ready to get the job done against Moldova: Paul Pogba

Le Bleus have played six games - four in the Nations League - since beating Croatia 4-2 to win the 2018 World Cup but Friday`s Group H opener will be their first leading to a major competition.

Mar 21, 2019, 07:56 AM IST

Manchester City's Raheem Sterling treated differently by British media, says Paul Pogba

Speaking ahead of France`s Euro 2020 qualifier against Moldova on Friday, the Manchester United midfielder also said that Sterling was unfairly criticised for what he does off the field.

Mar 21, 2019, 07:43 AM IST

5.3 magnitude quake rattles Romania, no injuries

Romania is one of the most earthquake-prone countries in Europe, with its Vrancea region lying at the intersection of three tectonic plates.

Sep 24, 2016, 12:43 PM IST

Injured Aaron Ramsey not in Chris Coleman's Wales squad

"When you`ve got a player as good as Aaron, take him out of any team and you are going to know about it," Coleman told a press conference.

Aug 24, 2016, 19:28 PM IST

"Fraud of the century": Former Moldova PM held over $1 billion corruption scandal

The disappearance of the money sparked a wave of indignation in the country of 3.5 million.

Oct 16, 2015, 10:30 AM IST

Nuclear smugglers shopped radioactive material to Islamic State

In the backwaters of Eastern Europe, authorities working with the FBI have interrupted four attempts in the past five years by gangs with suspected Russian connections that sought to sell radioactive material to Middle Eastern extremists, The Associated Press has learned. The latest known case came in February this year, when a smuggler offered a huge cache of deadly cesium — enough to contaminate several city blocks — and specifically sought a buyer from the Islamic State group.

Oct 07, 2015, 09:20 AM IST

Pranab Mukherjee greets Moldova on its national day

President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday greeted the people of Moldova on the eve of their national day, saying India looked forward to enhancing its relations with the country.

Aug 26, 2015, 14:33 PM IST

Moldova chooses new pro-Europe PM

Tiny ex-Soviet Moldova on Thursday chose a new pro-European prime minister who pledged to crack down on corruption after a $1 billion banking scandal.

Jul 31, 2015, 04:45 AM IST

European Union, ex-Soviet states meet in Putin`s shadow

European Union leaders and six ex-Soviet states hold a summit Thursday focussed on the bloc`s Eastern Partnership project, which was designed to bolster mutual ties but has been undermined by Russia`s intervention in Ukraine.

May 20, 2015, 09:15 AM IST

Thousands protest in Moldova over missing $1 billion

 Some 10,000 people took to the streets of Chisinau, capital of Europe`s poorest nation Moldova, to protest over the disappearance of $1 billion (900 million euros) from three banks, police said.

May 04, 2015, 06:05 AM IST

Ex-Soviet Moldova feels squeeze from Russian fruit embargo

 Moldovan apple grower Constantin Furculita was dreaming of juicier profits when he pumped some $2 million into his 42-hectare orchard. 

Apr 08, 2015, 09:01 AM IST

Bizarre Zlatan Ibrahimovic header puts Sweden on course for Moldova win

A bizarre headed goal from Zlatan Ibrahimovic put Sweden on the road to a 2-0 victory over Moldova in their Euro 2016 Group G qualifier in Chisinau on Friday, with the striker also netting a late p

Mar 28, 2015, 09:08 AM IST

Moscow-friendly Greece could `paralyse` NATO

A Moscow-friendly Greece could paralyse NATO`s ability to react to Russian aggression, former US national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski warned Wednesday.

Mar 25, 2015, 20:21 PM IST

Russia could target Moldova: NATO commander

Russia could set its sights on Moldova to prevent it from "leaning to the West," following the conflict with Ukraine, the top NATO commander warned Wednesday.

Feb 26, 2015, 01:20 AM IST

'Indo-European' languages first emerged 6,500 years ago

Using data from over 150 languages, linguists from University of California, Berkeley have found that "Indo-European languages" originated 5,500-6,500 years ago on the Pontic-Caspian steppe stretching from Moldova, Ukraine to Russia and western Kazakhstan.

Feb 19, 2015, 14:21 PM IST

Moldovan President designates new PM

 Moldovan President Nicolae Timofti Saturday appointed Chiril Gaburici as prime minister-designate, according to the presidential press service.

Feb 15, 2015, 07:25 AM IST

Squalid conditions on board Syrian migrant boat pictured

Packed in like cattle and huddled under blankets on the cold, bare floor, this is the scene aboard the Moldovan-flagged Blue Sky M cargo ship which people traffickers left drifting towards the Italian coast last week with 768 desperate Syrian migrants aboard.

Jan 06, 2015, 04:02 AM IST

Italian officials check on ship carrying hundreds of migrants

Italian officials boarded a cargo ship carrying hundreds of migrants on Tuesday after it left Greek waters and headed towards the coast of southern Italy, the navy said.

Dec 31, 2014, 09:39 AM IST

Moldova split between EU, Russia: Partial results

Partial results from elections show Moldovan voters divided between parties that want to move closer to Europe and those that want to move back into Moscow's sphere of influence.

Dec 01, 2014, 11:26 AM IST

Moldovans vote in test of country`s pro-European ambition

Voting closed in Moldova on Sunday in a closely fought parliamentary election that will help determine whether the impoverished ex-Soviet republic pursues integration with Europe or returns to Russia`s fold.

Dec 01, 2014, 03:20 AM IST