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  • Europe's economy persistently weak, sanctions a problem: Italy minister

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Italian Economy Minister Pier Carlo Padoan said on Tuesday the recent German economic data show that Europe's economy is much weaker than it was expected to be six months ago, and further economic sanctions against Russia would be a...
  • 100 years later, remembering the crucible called World War I

    100 years later, remembering the crucible called World War I
    The shot that changed the world rang out on a sunny summer's morning in Southeastern Europe. No one knew then that the assassin's bullet would spell the death not just of an Austrian aristocrat but the entire global order, with four empires and millions...
  • Karlovy Vary Engages in 'Conversation With Hollywood' as Part of Industry Events

    The industry events program at the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival kicks off on Sunday with the panel discussion titled "Conversation With Hollywood." The event, which takes place in the Grandhotel Pupp, will look at how international filmmakers can...
  • Youth-Themed Pix Dominate Europe's LUX Prize Competition

    The official selection of the LUX Prize, which was unveiled Sunday at the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival, is dominated by pics that focus on the challenges facing Europe's youth. The pics short-listed for the prize, which is intended to showcase the...
  • Blame Separatism And Zenophobia On European Union

    When the dyspeptic poet Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867), who loathed Belgium even more than most things, was asked to imagine an epitaph for that nation, he suggested: "At last!" Which is how many Europeans feel about the rapidly growing disgust with the...
  • Ownership of personal data still appears up for grabs

    Ownership of personal data still appears up for grabs
    Your personal information is yours. I'll repeat that: Your personal information is yours. Yet that simple idea, which should serve as the basis of all privacy-related laws and regulations in the United States, seems to have eluded those who profess to...
  • Ukraine's threat from within

    Ukraine's threat from within
    It's become popular to dismiss Russian President Vladimir Putin as paranoid and out of touch with reality. But his denunciation of "neofascist extremists" within the movement that toppled the old Ukrainian government, and in the ranks of the new one, is...
  • In parts of Europe, the far right rises again

     In parts of Europe, the far right rises again
    As Europe marks the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I, the war that destroyed Old Europe, far-right parties are gaining ground across New Europe. Most of the far-right parties are pro-Russia, opposing U.S. and European Union efforts to...
  • When it comes to protecting its citizens' data, Europe is way ahead of the U.S.

    Americans haven't had much good news about their privacy since Edward Snowden launched his soap opera of NSA revelations last June. True, the president, Sen. Dianne Feinstein and Patriot Act co-author Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner are finally distancing...
  • EU observers to monitor Egyptian election

    EU observers to monitor Egyptian election
    The European Union said Monday it would fully monitor Egypt’s upcoming presidential election, in a reversal of reports that it would play a more limited role. Over the weekend, news reports from Brussels had suggested that a delay by Egypt in...
  • Egypt, international groups weigh value of observers for election

    Egypt's presidential vote next week presents a quandary for both international observer groups and the military-backed interim government. To Egyptian authorities, the mere presence of prestigious outside observers gives the balloting a much-desired...
  • Venice Days Reconfigures Prizes With Eye On New Audiences

    The Venice Film Festival's independently run Venice Days section is reconfiguring its prizes and taking a formative tack. After ten years as a non-competitive event, the prestigious section modelled on the Cannes Directors' Fortnight is introducing two...