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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 Conflicts, NATO, Baltic Region, Armed Forces
Sun National StaffWASHINGTON - Despite deep misgivings among administration hard-liners, President Bush decided yesterday to seek a multinational force for Iraq under a United Nations mandate and to call on the world body to play a major role in forming a new Iraqi...
Tags: Colin Powell, Civil Unrest, France, United Nations, Charity
Sun StaffA panel of former newspaper editors investigating the newsroom practices of USA Today reported yesterday that a deeply ingrained culture of fear as well as negligent editing and poor communication led the newspaper to ignore signs that its star foreign...
Reuters* Army on standby, weekend settlements evacuated * Flooding caused havoc in Central Europe * Severe flooding could hurt agricultural heartland By Valerie Hopkins BEZDAN, Serbia, June 13 (Reuters) - Water levels in the Serbian stretch of the Danube...
Tags: Serbia, Hungary, Czech Republic, Croatia
ReutersZAGREB (Reuters) - At 700,000 euros, Croatia's budget to celebrate arguably the biggest moment in its 22 years as an independent state might seem a little modest. When Bulgaria and Romania joined the European Union in 2007, champagne flowed and thousands...
ReutersBy Maja Zuvela STANARI, Bosnia, June 11 (Reuters) - When China's Dongfang Electric Corp. bid to build the Stanari power plant in northern Bosnia, the strategy was simple: sacrifice profits for a toehold in emerging Europe. Against little competition...
Reuters* Danube river to peak at record highs in Budapest on Sunday * PM Orban says dykes strengthened, next two days decisive * Will ask parliament to extend state of extreme danger BUDAPEST, June 9 (Reuters) - The river Danube will peak at record high...
With his decision to elevate Susan Rice to become his national security advisor and the nomination of Samantha Power as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, President Obama is not simply rewarding the loyalty of two women who have backed him from the...
VarietyIn the 10 years since Hungary introduced its production incentives, it has emerged as the leading country in Central and Eastern Europe in the race to pursue Hollywood blockbusters and upscale TV series. Boosted by the 20% tax rebate, the local biz has...
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...
A 60-year-old man gunned down 13 people, including six women and a child, as he went on a shooting spree from house to house in a quiet village near Belgrade on Tuesday before trying to kill himself and his wife, police and hospital officials said....
If you're heading for Europe this summer — and plan to travel around while you're there — you may well be considering some form of railpass. Before you buy, however, take a close look at all your alternatives. The variety of pass options is...
Tags: Trips and Vacations, France
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