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Sun foreign reporterDr. Jean-Pierre Aubert considers himself not only a general practitioner but a dealer of sorts. From his second-floor office up a winding staircase in an apartment building near the Sacre-Coeur Basilica, the doctor prescribes a drug called...
Today's question: How far east should NATO expand? Should the United States concede Russian dominance over the Caucasus in exchange for admitting, say, Ukraine into NATO? Previously, Moynihan and Meier discussed Russia’s membership in G-8 and...
Tags: NATO, Diplomacy, Politics, Washington (U.S. state), Latvia
It took the Red Army -- excuse me, the Russian army -- only two days to secure Abkhazia and South Ossetia. Now Russia is pressing its attacks into the heart of Georgia, threatening to cut the major east-west highway and vital oil pipeline. Moscow's...
KALININGRAD, Russia — On a cloudless spring afternoon when the Gulf of Aden was a sheet of blue, the Somalis piled into two speedboats and drew a bead on the Lehmann Timber as the freighter, laden with 7,000 tons of cargo, made a vain attempt to...
Tags: Germany, Gaming, Crime, Law and Justice, Family, Death
AustraliaAuthorities are concerned that an international criminal gang of ATM card skimmers is targeting Australia after the arrest of two Romanian men in Sydney. The two were arrested after a repair technician discovered their skimming equipment hidden...
For tourist information on selected foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the number of the country's U.N. mission or...
Tags: China, Belize, Belarus, Bahamas, Costa Rica
Tribune foreign correspondentThe Czech capital is cluttered with churches. From humble parish chapels to the Gothic grandeur of St. Vitus Cathedral, the wonderment of Christian faith seems to ooze out of the city's every pore. But the churches are mostly empty, and the only wonder...
About Northern Europe The following countries are located in the geographical area called Northern Europe: Denmark, Estonia, Faeroe Islands, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden and the United Kingdom. Many of these countries...
Tags: Lithuania, Latvia, Republic of Ireland, Norway, Europe
Here is a list of selected government tourist offices. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234; dial 0 and ask for the number of the country's U.N. delegation. Anguilla: Anguilla Tourist Board, (800) 553-...
Tags: Belize, China, Bahamas, Costa Rica, Monaco
Times Staff WriterThe Cold War may be over, but U.S. and Russian soldiers are expanding outposts in this mountainous former Soviet republic about 3,200 miles east of NATO headquarters in Brussels and nearly 2,000 miles from Moscow. The U.S. opened its base three years ago...
Tags: NATO, Belarus, China, Civil Unrest, Diplomacy
Street vendors' cries, colored banners flying, footsteps hurrying across cobblestones, a Babel of foreign tongues, merchants hanging woolens under the town wall. These were the sights and sounds of Tallinn 700 years ago--and they still are. Since Estonia...
For tourist information on select foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. For a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the country's U.N. mission or delegation. Anguilla: Anguilla Tourist...
Tags: Belize, China, Belarus, Bahamas, Costa Rica
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