Bulgaria's arrest today of an ex-minister accused of bribes, and recent jail sentences of two major figures for fraud and embezzlement, show that the misbehaving state is finally taking the European Union's cues to crack down on government corruption.
Frustrations mount over Bulgaria – the most violent, corrupt, and poorest of EU members. Aid is being withheld as reform promises are made (and broken). Can it be fixed?
A year after being released from prison in Libya, where courts had accused them infecting children with HIV, five nurses face tough living at home.