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Europa

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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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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»
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Suzuki CEO Doesn’t Want Volkswagen to Increase Stake in Company

Many in the auto industry expect Volkswagen, Europe’s top automaker, to eventually want a controlling stake in Suzuki. [Osamu Suzuki, CEO, Suzuki Motor Corp]: „When Suzuki becomes a bigger... Mehr»
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Traditional Carols Ring in the Ukrainian New Year

It’s one of the most ancient Ukrainian traditions. The voices of carol singers can be heard from the beginning of December until Easter all over Ukraine. The songs are about … Mehr»
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Stockholm Church Renovated Before a Royal Wedding

On June 19th a royal wedding will take place at the Big Church in Stockholm. Crown princess Victoria will marry her fiancée, Daniel Westling, in a shining church. The church … Mehr»
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The „Custom of Sichna“ Celebrated in Greece

On January 6th, the citizens of Litochoro in the district of Pieria in Northern Greece revived once again the “Custom of Sichna” to celebrate the Theophany. Theophany is celebrated by … Mehr»
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Europe Endures Deeper Freeze

Freezing conditions and snowfall continue across Europe. In the UK temperatures fell to as low as minus 10 degrees Celsius overnight, bringing more unwelcome travel chaos. [Motorist, Britain]:... Mehr»
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Die wichtigsten Geschichten 2009, die uns auch 2010 begleiten

„Man muss die Dinosaurier sterben lassen, wenn ihre Zeit gekommen ist.“ Diesen Spruch über die Krise der Großbanken hat der britische Wirtschaftshistoriker Niall Ferguson im Jahre 2009... Mehr»
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Paris Explodes with Longest Fireworks Display

The St. Cloud park in Paris is normally calm and tranquil, but on Sunday it turned into a deafening celebration of music and explosives. The fireworks illuminated the park for … Mehr»
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Europa im Walkampf

Europa ist laut WDCS Walfeind Nummer Eins Mehr»
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„Kurzes Hallo“…

… zum anderen Teil der Welt und wieder zurück. Zwei riesige „Teleskope“ – eines an der Brooklyn Bridge in New York, das andere in London an der Tower Bridge – … Mehr»
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Slowenien übernimmt die europäische Führung

Ein Fahrrad, das einen Jumbo-Jet ziehen muss – mit diesem Bild verglich ein deutscher Diplomat in Brüssel die bevorstehende Aufgabe des slowenischen Premierminister Janez Jansa. Am 1. Januar... Mehr»