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1 Romanian soldier killed in Afghanistan Kandahar attack

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan - A car carrying explosives rammed into a convoy of international troops in southern Afghanistan on Friday killing a Romanian soldier and wounding two others, the Romanian defense ministry said. A terse two paragraph U.S. military statement also reported the attack but did no

MILITARYTIMES - 2017-09-16 16:33:29

Euro zone enlargement call sparks backlash in Germany

TALLINN (Reuters) - After years of bailing out Greece, the idea of letting more poorer states into the euro zone has sparked controversy, particularly in Germany, where Chancellor Angela Merkel is seeking re-election in two weeks time. The backlash came after European Commission President Jean-Clau

INVESTING.COM - 2017-09-15 18:13:00

France slams Silicon Valley for skirting tax in Europe

Nannies, Parents Race to Find Their Kids After London Subway Blast Provided by AFP le French Economy Minister Bruno Le "We need to make sure in Europe that all companies are paying their fair share of tax, that is the meaning of our initiative," French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said French Fi

MSN.COM - 2017-09-15 16:27:07

Forget Brexit, now even France and Germany want the right to end EU free movement

Nannies, Parents Race to Find Their Kids After London Subway Blast While the EU slams Britain over its plan to stop free movement post-Brexit, leaked diplomatic papers reveal its biggest players France and Germany want to do the same over terrorism and immigration fears. A confidential diplomatic pa

MSN.COM - 2017-09-15 16:06:22

Kenya lose to Cuba in World Championship

Kenya continues to struggle at the ongoing Women's U-23 World Volleyball Championship in Slovenia, in the wake of Thursday's 4-0 (15-9,15-10,15-7,15-12) loss to Cuba.The game turned into an entertaining contest for both teams who were seeking their first win of the tournament on their fourth attempt

MSN.COM - 2017-09-14 00:17:49

Russia kicks off huge war games on Europe's borders

MINSK, Belarus -- Military officials in Belarus sought Thursday morning to calm Western fears about major war games taking place with Russia, hours before they got underway. "We are not threatening anyone," Oleg Voinov, an adviser to the Belarusian Defense Minister, told journalists. Despite assuran

CBS NEWS - 2017-09-14 11:10:05

Romania to Step Up Schengen Push After Green Light From Juncker

Romania will step up its efforts to woo the European Union members holding it back from joining the borderless Schengen area after the head of the bloc's executive declared the country ready to join. EU Affairs Minister Victor Negrescu said authorities in Bucharest will switch to a "more pro-active

BLOOMBERG - 2017-09-14 09:52:41

Bulgarian President Slams Cabinet for Failure to Fight Graft

Bulgarian President Rumen Radev criticized the government of Prime Minister Boyko Borissov for failing to reduce crime and graft in the European Union's poorest state. The perception of a widespread corruption and the judiciary's failure to convict senior officials drives away foreign investors, Rad

BLOOMBERG - 2017-09-14 08:50:43

Mira Schendel at Hauser & Wirth, New York

Hauser & Wirth is hosting an exhibition called "Sarrafos and Black and White Works" by artist Mira Schendel at the gallery's New York location. The exhibition brings together works from the last two series of the career of seminal Latin American modern artist Mira Schendel (1919-1988): "Sarrafos" (1

BLOUIN ARTINFO - 2017-09-14 07:00:00

Foreign-Language Oscar Roundup: Eastern European Countries Pick Their Candidates

Kosovo, Bulgaria, and Czech Republic have submitted "Unwanted," "Glory," and "Ice Mother," respectively, for the foreign-language Oscar category. Actor-turned-director Edon Rizvanolli's feature debut, "Unwanted" is a timely social drama about a teenage boy, Alban, who lives in exile in Holland with

VARIETY - 2017-09-14 16:31:09

The seven oldest cities in the world

Some of them flourish, while others struggle to survive. When one thinks on the oldest cities in the world, one tends to think of open blue skies over buildings made of clay bricks amidst some eroded marble columns, crowded with tourists taking pictures of the remains of an ancient temple or fortres

ALETEIA.ORG - 2017-09-14 04:00:28

Romania declares State of European Union victory

The dust has barely settled on Jean-Claude Juncker's State of the European Union speech and already national governments are dividing up the potential spoils and trying to kill off threats to their power. The Dutch and Danish Prime Ministers may have poured cold water on Juncker's ideas for increase

POLITICO.EU - 2017-09-14 17:55:41

Balkan police break up Turkish migrant smuggling ring

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Police in the Balkans have arrested 21 men suspected of smuggling close to 200 Turks to the European Union, officials said on Thursday. The suspects, including a Turkish national who is believed to be the ring leader, are accused of taking advantage of visa -free travel between

REUTERS - 2017-09-14 15:01:50

Hundreds take oaths of U.S. citizenship

BROWNSVILLE - About 200 people took oaths of citizenship and became United States citizens yesterday morning at the Texas Southmost College Fine Arts Center in Brownsville. The new citizens are natives of 19 different countries, which include Argentina, Mexico, Honduras, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arab

VALLEYMORNINGSTAR.COM - 2017-09-13 23:59:59

Richard Mayer: Library Proud To Unveil Bulgarian Book Collection

Something new and significant will become available tomorrow (Thursday) at the Mount Prospect Public Library. A closed ceremony will be held where approximately 50 books written in Bulgarian will be donated and made accessible to patrons. Ivan Anchev of the Consul General of the Republic of Bulgaria

JOURNAL & TOPICS - 2017-09-13 22:47:00

Juncker Calls for Romania, Bulgaria to Be Admitted Into Schengen

Romania and Bulgaria should be allowed to join the European Union's border-less Schengen area because they meet all the technical criteria, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said. While the two Black Sea neighbors, which joined the 28-nation bloc in 2007, have met Schengen entry requ

BLOOMBERG - 2017-09-13 09:25:49

New U.S. citizens sworn in at TSC Arts Center

The United States welcomed 200 new citizens today at a naturalization ceremony held at the Texas Southmost College Arts Center in Brownsville. The new citizens came from countries that include Argentina, Belize, Bulgaria, Saudi Arabia, Mexico and the United Kingdom, just to name a few. U.S. District

BROWNSVILLE HERALD - 2017-09-13 19:25:49

Honing their craft: Two music students attend conducting workshop in Bulgaria

Penn State School of Music students Fernanda Lastra, a second-year master's student in conducting, and Tim Farrand, a senior music performance major, attended the International Conducting Workshop and Festival (ICWF) in Sofa, Bulgaria, July 25-Aug. 5. Lastra and Farrand were two of 28 participants s

THE DAILY COLLEGIAN - 2017-09-13 07:00:00

5 common travel fears that shouldn't keep you from going abroad

Too often, when I invite friends on trips with me I hear the same predictable excuses: "It's too expensive." "Too far." "Wasn't there a terrorist attack there like four years ago?" Maybe no one wants to suffer through a trip with me, and these are just well-contrived lies, but I've noticed a trend h

MATADORNETWORK.COM - 2017-09-13 15:00:16

In Bulgaria, Global Magnitsky Act could make a real difference

Getty In June, The Hill published my op-ed magnifying the potential of a new federal law, the Global Magnitsky Act (GMA) to punish dictators, despots, and their co-conspirators who deprive citizens of fundamental human rights through torture, forced disappearance, and assassination - and the corrup

THE HILL - 2017-09-13 18:40:07