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  • Lithuania, Estonia Go it Alone Within European Film Promotion

    LONDON -- Lithuania and Estonia have become individual members of European Film Promotion, an org that seeks to boost the profile of European cinema around the world. The countries, which will be repped within EFP by the Lithuanian Film Center and the...
  • Production Hotspots Across Europe

    Germany remains a hot location for international co-production thanks to generous film subsidies and top-notch studio facilities that offer one-stop shop solutions for foreign projects. Indeed, this year marks the first time ever that Studio Babelsberg...
  • Feds: Father, son conspired to export banned machinery to North Korea

    Feds: Father, son conspired to export banned machinery to North Korea
    Tagged by U.S. authorities in 2009 for his role in a North Korean weapons procurement channel, Taiwanese businessman Hsien Tai Tsai "Alex" Tsai was banned from doing business in the United States. But in a federal criminal complaint unsealed Monday in a...
  • Thomas Leslie

     Thomas Leslie
    What do you think of when you think of Chicago? Skyscrapers, of course. Growing up in downstate Illinois, the city's skyscrapers were the inspiration for my choosing architecture. [my book is on nineteenth and early 20th century skyscrapers, so this...
  • Estonian Twitter tirade caused by Paul Krugman becomes an 'opera'

    Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman caused an angry Twitter tirade last year from Estonia's president, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, concerning the efficacy of the country's economic reforms. Now the electronic spat has been turned into a 16-minute vocal...
  • Traveling abroad? For information, check with the country's tourist office

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
  • The latest Twitter spat: Estonia vs. Paul Krugman?

     
    Twitter went atwitter Wednesday over a somewhat surprising spat: The President of Estonia apparently slamming New York Times columnist Paul Krugman as “smug, overbearing & patronizing.” Estonia enjoys a budget surplus after enduring harsh...
  • Molycorp to expand rare earth operation to Estonia

     
    Molycorp Inc., which owns the only rare earth mine in the U.S., plans to double its processing capacity by buying a European plant. The Colorado-based company said Monday that it was buying 90% of Estonia-based AS Silmet for $89 million......
  • Holocaust Center screens films in conjunction with Global Peace Film Festival

     
    The Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida is partnering with the Global Peace Film Festival to bring two award-winning Holocaust documentaries to Central Florida this Sunday, Sept. 25. The Holocaust Center will screen Forgotten...
  • List of Mandatory Days Off Work, By Country

    List of Mandatory Days Off Work, By Country
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Panama || 40 || || Russia || 40 || || Iceland || 37 || || Spain || 36 || || Luxembourg || 35 || || Nambia || 35 || || Denmark || 34 || || Poland || 33 || || Slovenia || 33 || || South Africa || 33 || || Belgium || 32 ||...
  • What's NATO worth?

    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...
  • Is NATO reaching too far east?

    Today's question: Did the U.S. overplay its hand in Eastern Europe when Russia was weak and reeling from the collapse of the Soviet Union? Previously, Moynihan and Meier discussed the extent to which Russia wants to exert control over former Soviet...