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When on Jan. 30, 1933, then-German President Hindenburg appointed Hitler as the country's chancellor, it changed German as well as world history. Twelve years later, Hitler ended his own life, but not before millions of victims had perished. Several...
Tags: Government, Students, Fine Artists, Authors, Ernest Hemingway
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: Montenegro, Mountains, Landforms, Tourism and Leisure, Travel
WASHINGTON — When Bolivian President Evo Morales expelled the U.S. Agency for International Development from his impoverished country last week, he complained that Washington "still has a mentality of domination and submission" in the region. It...
President Obama called it a shameful day for the Senate. A survivor of the Tucson shooting that wounded Gabby Giffords shouted from the gallery, "Shame on you." This was the response to the rejection of gun control. I was tempted to write the "voting...
Giulio Andreotti, the seven-time Italian prime minister who dominated Italian politics after World War II, but was tainted by accusations of Mafia ties, died in Rome on Monday after suffering from respiratory problems. He was 94. A lawmaker who lived...
Tags: Government, National Government, Italy, Trials, Film Festivals
The communist regime in Cuba was just about to come tumbling down, ending decades of dictatorship and opening the way for freedom and democracy. But before that could happen, Jay-Z and Beyonce took a trip to the island. So Cuba's despotism can expect to...
Anila Rubiku grew up in a country that no longer exists, at least not the isolated, repressed and paranoid state that was Albania before Eastern Europe’s anti-Communist revolutions. The Balkan country that broke away from its iron-fisted mentors...
From his stove, Nelson Algren saw a dark shape stumble out of the bar across Wabansia Avenue. It teetered once, then slumped under the Nectar Beer sign, sizzling neon in the bitter February cold. Eight degrees, an army fatigue jacket, and too many shots...
BEIJING — In Washington, it is said, the definition of a gaffe is accidentally saying what you really think. That may be doubly true in Beijing, as Deng Yuwen can attest. Deng, an editor at the weekly newspaper run by the Central Party School,...
Washington Post Writers GroupWASHINGTON -- She had the eyes of Caligula and the lips of Marilyn Monroe. So said Francois Mitterrand, the last serious socialist to lead a major European nation, speaking of Margaret Thatcher, who helped bury socialism as a doctrine of governance....
AMSTERDAM — Even by the unconventional standards of the Dutch, their new king is going to be a bit of a novelty. He has a license to fly commercial airliners. He's married to a South American, a lively Argentine who's more popular than he is. He...
Reuters* Socialist text criticised Merkel * Party removes words from the text * Prime minister steps in, stresses Paris-Berlin links By Sybille de La Hamaide PARIS, April 27 (Reuters) - France's ruling Socialist party will remove strongly worded criticism of...
Tags: Government, European Union, Germany, France, Francois Hollande
May 10, 2013 |Story| Allentown Morning Call
May 10, 2013 |Story| Reuters
May 6, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
May 7, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
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Apr 14, 2013 |Column| Chicago Tribune
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Apr 12, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
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