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The Swampby Mark Silva Mark this as the week in which one of the potential players for 2012 set out to brand herself: Sarah Palin, the "common-sense conservative.'' Three years from now -- think about that phrase a moment -- we'll......
If you're heading for Europe this summer -- and plan to travel around while you're there -- you may be considering some form of railpass. Before you buy, however, take a close look at all your alternatives. The variety of pass options is staggering: 27...
World NowThe discovery last week of a 700-year-old skeleton with metal stakes where his heart had been has stirred a bout of vampire-mania in Europe and attracted flocks of tourists to the churchyard grave site in Bulgaria's Black Sea port of Sozopol. So keen is...
World NowWith more than half of the 17 Eurozone countries slipping back into recession in recent months and popular discontent reaching a crescendo, overseers of the European common currency may be more likely to heed the hurting countries' calls for stimulus...
Show TrackerThe Greendale gang throws Shirley and her baby daddies a shower, Chang tries to be a responsible dad and fails, and Britta's love life takes a horrifying turn on the "Community" episode "Custody Law and Eastern European Diplomacy."...
Jacket CopyRichard Holbrooke, who died today, wrote an important diplomatic memoir, To End A War, about his involvement in Bosnia....
Babylon & BeyondActivists in Yemen, Jordan, Algeria and even Albania took to the streets this weekend demanding democratic reforms in their countries. Some expressed explicit support for the Tunisian people, calling for similar uprisings in their own countries. Others...
L.A. NOWPepperdine University has named a federal appeals court judge from Kansas to head its law school, replacing former special prosecutor Kenneth Starr. Judge Deanell Reece Tacha of the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals will start work June 1, the......
For Capt. Martin Noorsalu, deploying to Afghanistan with the Maryland National Guard last year was an unusual opportunity. Noorsalu is one of only a dozen helicopter pilots in the Estonian Air Force. The sole air defense service of the former Soviet...
Tags: Afghanistan, Armed Forces, Estonia, Annapolis, Baltic Region
Reuters* EBRD governors consider direct lending to small business * Libya seeking advice from EBRD By Carolyn Cohn ISTANBUL, May 11 (Reuters) - The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is considering ways to help small businesses in...
ReutersISTANBUL (Reuters) - Europe's development bank slashed its 2013 growth forecasts for emerging Europe and North Africa on Friday by almost a full percentage point, saying a sharp slowdown in Russia would drag down the regional economy. The European Bank...
Tags: European Union, Turkey, Russia, Libya, Slovenia
Reuters* Red tape suffocates investment * Trails peers in attracting foreign investment * Croatia four years in recession * Some local firms move production to non-EU neighbours By Igor Ilic and Sasa Kavic DUBROVNIK, Croatia, May 10 (Reuters) - The barren...
Tags: Tourism and Leisure, Zagreb (Croatia), Romania, Slovakia, IKEA
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