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European Activity

  • Rise of the extreme right in Bologna

    November 15, 2013

    Thousands of demonstrators marched in the capital streets as a response to the extreme right at the twenty-fifth day of National Independence. They demanded the resignation of the Liberal  ...more

  • The celebrations of 11-November marred by violence

    November 13, 2013

    Clashes have disrupted the celebrations of the Armistice of November 11-Monday morning. Seventy people were arrested on the Champs-Elysees, where Francois Hollande was jeered. Some criticize the  ...more

  • Forbes Names Putin as World’s Most Powerful Person

    November 12, 2013

    Russian President Vladimir Putin was named the most powerful person on the planet by Forbes magazine Wednesday. US President Barack Obama (No. 2) dropped from the number one spot, Communist  ...more

  • New mass graves in Bosnia

    November 12, 2013

    Hundred of bodies were exhumed from a gaping in the village of Tomasica in the northwestern region of Prijedor , freshly-dug hole where hundreds of Muslims and Croats massacred in the Bosnian  ...more

  • Portugal protesters march against troika, austerity

    November 01, 2013

    Thousands of Portuguese protesters demonstrated in Lisbon and Porto against the troika of international lenders and the government's austerity measures in support to the "Screw the  ...more

  • Russia : thousands of people marched against Putin

    November 01, 2013

    Several thousand Russians marched through central Moscow on Sunday to protest against President Vladimir Putin and a recent crackdown on social activists as well as Putin's political  ...more

  • Norway has refused to help the United States to destroy nuclear weapons in Syria

    October 31, 2013

    Norway has rejected the request of the United States to help  in the destruction of Syrian chemical weapons, saying that this choice is not suitable because it does not have the personnel,  ...more

  • A new European satellite to observe meteorites

    October 30, 2013

    In a new effort to protect the planet against the catastrophic consequences that may arise in the future due to meteors or asteroids that may hit the earth, the European Space Agency is  ...more

  • Expectations for the loss of Hollande in the next elections

    October 30, 2013

    80% of French voters believe that President Francois Hollande, will not win the presidential elections in 2017, according to an opinion poll.
    The popularity of the socialist president has  ...more

  • Spain is out of recession

    October 30, 2013

    The Spanish economy in recession for two years is technically out in the third quarter with a growth of 0.1%, said Wednesday the central bank.

    This increase in gross domestic product  ...more

  • France and Germany to hold talks with US over spying

    October 29, 2013

    The European Union will seek talks with the US over the alleged spying on its European allies under a Franco-German initiative; following further exposure of reported surveillance activities  ...more




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