In Ireland and Greece, authorities have taken blonde-haired children from darker-looking Roma families, with the suspicion that the children were trafficked. Now, many Roma people are scared they will lose their kids.
Here's a crazy hypothetical for you: what would have happened if slaves from Africa had been taken to the Balkans? This is the Romanian band Nightlosers. Blues is popular everywhere. But Nightlosers pull off a more nuanced trick.
After rumors circulated this week about a advertising campaign warning Romanians and Bulgarians not to come to England, Romanians have just unveiled their own cheeky ads about how life is better right where they are.
Scientists are hoping that DNA tests can confirm the identities of remains believed to be that of dictator Nicolae Ceausescu and his wife. They were executed and a hasty burial cast doubt. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Iona Avadani in Bucharest.
Europe's horsemeat scandal grows by the day, with leaders there now calling for a second emergency food summit. Horsemeat has now been found in frozen lasagnas and other products supposedly containing beef in England, Ireland, France and Sweden.
Looming over New York Harbor, the Statue of Liberty has been the symbol of a new life in a new world for millions of immigrants, including Ovidiu Colea. He dreamed of seeing the statue as a boy in communist Romania. Now, he owns a factory making souvenir replicas of Lady Liberty.
Matthew Brunwasser visits two ethnic Roma neighborhoods in Bulgaria to find out how the Roma there view the issue of integration. France's extradition of Roma to Bulgaria and Romania has set off a debate about the Roma's place in European society.