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France Expels More Roma

The Roma may be leaving France… but they are doing it voluntarily. That was the message from Romania’s secretary of state for integration on Thursday. He told reporters in Paris … Mehr»
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Moment of Silence for Victims of Communism and Nazism

A moment of silence on Norrmalmstorg square in Stockholm, Sweden on Monday, where a memorial was held to honor victims of Nazism, Communism and other totalitarian regimes. The Institute for … Mehr»
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Portugal: Firefighters And Farmers Losing Battle Against Wildfires

Strong wildfires continue to rage in Portugal on Thursday. At least 1,500 people are battling around 30 major fires in the north, where strong winds are fanning the flames. About … Mehr»
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Barcelona: Worlds First Full Face Transplantee Goes Public

A thirty-one year old Spanish man has undergone the world’s first full-face transplant. The man, known only as Oscar, publicly thanked his doctors during a press conference in Barcelona. [Oscar,... Mehr»
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China: Falun Gong Practitioners Mark 11 Years of Persecution

Brussels, Belgium: Practitioners of the Falun Gong spiritual movement came from all over Europe to gather here on Saturday. They’re seeking to raise public awareness of the Chinese Communist... Mehr»
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Intelligent Bandage Innovation

A prototype medical dressing that could save children’s lives. Researchers at the University of Bath say the dual-purpose bandage will react when burns wounds become infected. They’ve been testing... Mehr»
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Berlin: Srebrenica’s Pillar of Shame

Artists in Berlin have built a mountain of shoes before the iconic Brandenburg Gate to mark the 15th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre of Muslim Bosnian men and boys. The … Mehr»
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Huge Cocaine Haul By Spanish Police

Spain’s Civil Guard reported on Saturday that Spanish police have intercepted 2,666 kilos of cocaine from Colombia. It is one of the biggest drug consignments confiscated in recent years in... Mehr»
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Blast at Bosnia Police Headquarters Kills Officer

An explosion at the police headquarters of the Bosnian town of Bugojno killed one officer and injured another six early on Sunday. An unidentified explosive device went off during the … Mehr»
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European Economic Policy Coordination Tightened

European Union leaders agreed on broad guidelines for tougher budget rules and closer economic policy coordination on Thursday. The 27 member states also agreed on the need for more transparent... Mehr»
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German President Shock Resignation

German President Horst Koehler unexpectedly resigned on Monday after comments he made about military action abroad met with heavy criticism. The resignation may cause yet more problems for... Mehr»
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Ukraine: Falun Gong Barred from Holding Annual Activity in Kiev

It appears the Chinese Embassy in Ukraine has asked the government there to block a meditation group from holding their annual event in Kiev. And the Ukrainian government agreed—in a … Mehr»
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Bosnian War Vets Protest Benefits Cuts

Unrest on the streets of Sarajevo, as veterans of Bosnia’s 1992-1995 war protest cuts in their benefits. Thousands of former soldiers and their families came here from across the country’s... Mehr»
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Stockholm erste Grüne Hauptstadt Europas

80% der europäischen Bevölkerung lebt in Städten. Damit bestimmen die Städte wie sauber und sicher die Lebensumwelt für die Menschen ist. Dieses Jahr ist Schwedens Hauptstadt die Modellhauptstadt... Mehr»
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Stockholm First European Green Capital

80% of Europe’s population lives in cities. Cities therefore play an important role in making sure the environment is cleaner and safer for its citizens. This year, Sweden’s capital will … Mehr»
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European Parliament welcomes Shen Yun Performing Arts 2010 World Tour to Europe

The reception was organized by Vice President Edward McMillan-Scott. During his opening speech Mr McMillan-Scott introduced the show and talked about how recently a number of shows got canceled in... Mehr»
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Winter Storm System Hits Northern Germany

Winter continues to hold northern Germany in its icy grip as storm front Miriam descended overnight into Wednesday morning. Several deaths have been recorded as a result of slippery roads … Mehr»
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Europas wachsendes Problem mit dem Islam

Die Entscheidung der Schweiz, den Bau von Minaretten zu verbieten, stellt einen bösen Riss für Europas Einheit dar Mehr»
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Toyota U.S. President Apologizes For Faulty Pedal Recall

Automobile giant Toyota apologizes to its customers. President and CEO of Toyota Motors Sales, Jim Lentz, voiced his concern and apologised on Monday. [Jim Lentz, President, Toyota Motor Sales]:... Mehr»
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Ukrainian Musicians Win Russia’s Balalaika Festival

The Russian folk string instrument balalaika is still very much in demand. So say the participants of a Moscow festival called „Balalaika is the Soul of Russia“. You can play … Mehr»