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    No, Prime Minister
    Apr24

    No, Prime Minister

    Last week I took part in a wonderful conference on Jews and the Opera, hosted by the Flemish Opera and the University of Antwerp. We discussed, among much else, the mutual inspiration of synagogue songs and some of Europe’s greatest musical compositions. It was a gentle and civilized debate, except for two dissonant notes: the ghost of...

    Chernobyl arch faces €265m funding gap ahead of disaster’s 29th anniversary
    Apr24

    Chernobyl arch faces €265m funding gap ahead of disaster’s 29th anniversary

    Europe must plug funding gap for massive 100-metre concrete sarcophagus being built to contain remaining radioactive waste at the site • Graphic: Containing Chernobyl’s deadly legacy A massive engineering project to make the Chernobyl nuclear power plant safe is facing a €265m (£190m) funding shortfall. Related: Containing...

    EU remains hostage to national interests | La Stampa – Italy
    Apr24

    EU remains hostage to national interests | La Stampa – Italy

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    Money and restlessness behind volunteers fighting in Ukraine
    Apr24

    Money and restlessness behind volunteers fighting in Ukraine

    The reasons behind Russians volunteering to fight with the separatists in eastern Ukraine are money and poor financial planning, and feeling unsettled in civilian life after participation in the Chechen wars, says Gruz-200, an organization gathering information on those fighting in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Hungarian ice hockey fans take Krakow by storm
    Apr24

    Hungarian ice hockey fans take Krakow by storm

    Every tournament seems to have them – one nation’s fans who are the envy of every team in the tournament. In ice hockey it’s the Latvians who have long been known for their raucous support of their national team, their drum-banging and singing at the stadium, and their friendly banter over a cold beverage post-match. But here in...

    Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 debris displayed for victims’ families – video
    Apr24

    Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 debris displayed for victims’ families – video

    Relatives of the victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 are shown the wreckage of the plane in the Netherlands on 3rd March. The plane was shot down on July 17 2014, killing 298 passengers and crew, two-thirds of them Dutch. Families visited the remains of the plane at the Gilze-Rijen airbase in private before the media were granted access...

    Following Estonia’s example, over half a million volunteers will clean up Ukraine, Greece, Baltics, Cyprus this weekend
    Apr24

    Following Estonia’s example, over half a million volunteers will clean up Ukraine, Greece, Baltics, Cyprus this weekend

    The Let’s Do It! World Cleanup 2015 campaign is uniting five European countries in massive cleanup actions this weekend. The total of over half a million volunteers are expected to participate in the events. …read more Source:...

    German entrepreneurs anticipate good opportunities in Lithuania
    Apr24

    German entrepreneurs anticipate good opportunities in Lithuania

    Despite the Ukraine conflict, German companies continue to believe in the good prospects of the three Baltic markets. Nine out of ten German investors participating in the recent survey of the AHK Baltic States would re-invest in the region, reports BC Invest Lietuva. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    World war Obama
    Apr24

    World war Obama

    President Barack Obama’s expression of remorse on Thursday for the death of two hostages in a U.S. drone strike underscored one of the great frustrations of his presidency: His dream of extricating the U.S. from messy foreign conflicts remains just that. Obama pledged in his 2013 inaugural address that “a decade of war is now ending,” but...

    POLITICO Brussels Playbook — Greek heat — Migration omnishambles — European Divides — Schulz readies to replace Merkel
    Apr24

    POLITICO Brussels Playbook — Greek heat — Migration omnishambles — European Divides — Schulz readies to replace Merkel

    by Ryan Heath @PoliticoRyan | rheath@politico.eu MISSED THE POLITICO PRINT EDITION? HERE’S THE 32-PAGE PDF: http://bit.ly/1d3nWxh DRIVING THE DAY >>> WILL WE EVER SEE PROGRESS ON GREECE? WHY DOES TODAY MATTER? BEGINNING OF THE LAST CHANCE SALOON: The new left-wing Greek government was supposed to present detailed reform plans today...

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