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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...
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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...
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...
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...
It's been a long six years to finally arrive at Happily Ever After. Along the way there were missed connections and travails that spanned continents. And that's just the early chapter of the love story of Chicago graduate students Ditte Munch-Hansen,...
World NowThe discovery last week of a 700-year-old skeleton with metal stakes where his heart had been has stirred a bout of vampire-mania in Europe and attracted flocks of tourists to the churchyard grave site in Bulgaria's Black Sea port of Sozopol. So keen is...
World NowWith more than half of the 17 Eurozone countries slipping back into recession in recent months and popular discontent reaching a crescendo, overseers of the European common currency may be more likely to heed the hurting countries' calls for stimulus...
If you're heading for Europe this summer -- and plan to travel around while you're there -- you may be considering some form of railpass. Before you buy, however, take a close look at all your alternatives. The variety of pass options is staggering: 27...
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