Europe

Losing faith in the Polish church

Saturday, Jul, 17 at 10:22 am,

The Polish church is losing members due to sex scandals and increasing secularism. WARSAW, Poland — Poland's powerful Roman Catholic Church is losing its faithful as the country becomes more secular and the church finds its moral authority sapped by sexual scandals and increasing concern over its political influence.

A Treasure Trove in the Baltic Sea

Saturday, Jul, 17 at 9:01 am,

While environmentalists are sharply opposed to the construction of the new Baltic Sea pipeline, archaeologists are delighted. The massive Nord Stream project to bring natural gas from Russia to Germany has uncovered dozens of shipwrecks and other historic artifacts

One line says it all on the future of Europe

Saturday, Jul, 17 at 12:48 am,

These last couple of days I've been tangled up in reports from economic analysts at ING Bank, Capital Economics and others on the probability and outcome of a break-up of the eurozone. In a line, probability is more than 50 percent that the break-up will come in five years or less, and immediate outcome is going to be dramatic and traumatic. Conclusion I take: stay clear of the place.

Celebrating Multicultural Education in Austria: Part 1

Friday, Jul, 16 at 6:36 pm,

Awarding of certificates at the most cited school in Vienna last Friday. Chechen, Turkish, Chinese, African and Serbian children romp in front of the entrance. One student is leaning against a house wall in a side street, furtively puffing on a cigarette.

Europe warns Obama: This relationship not working…

Thursday, Jul, 15 at 7:07 pm,

Europe's disappointment with President Barack Obama's presidency was laid bare Thursday as the EU’s most senior figure called for a dramatic effort to revive transatlantic relations.

POLANSKI FREED BY THE INTERNATIONAL PEDOPHILE MOVEMENT

Thursday, Jul, 15 at 6:06 am,

Dr. Judith Reisman comments that Swiss government just freed the “celebrated” Roman Polanski from his multi-million dollar Swiss Chalet. The international pedophile movement would have applied whatever pressure was needed to have one of their own released from his champagne and caviar castle walls.

French parliament approves burqa ban…

Tuesday, Jul, 13 at 3:21 pm,

PARIS- France's lower house of parliament overwhelmingly approved a ban on wearing burqa-style Islamic veils Tuesday, part of a concerted effort to define and protect French values that has disconcerted many in the country's large Muslim community.

Berlin Pushing For European Bankruptcy Framework With Provision For State Sovereignty Give Up

Tuesday, Jul, 13 at 7:37 am,

The big news out of Europe this morning, and the reason for the drag on the euro is an article in Der Spiegel, “Merkel’s rules for bankruptcy” according to which Germany is now actively (and very secretly) pushing for a plan outlining a set of insolvency rules, which would require that private investors bear a portion of the rescue burden, and much more importantly, would see at least a partial give up in state sovereignty,

The Henchmen of Yesteryear

Tuesday, Jul, 13 at 7:29 am,

Releasing France's Holocaust archives — all of which should be available on the Internet in 2015. In the aftermath of the Allied liberation of France, the poet Louis Aragon, mimicking his medieval forebear François Villon while channeling a despondent collaborator in the 1945 ballad "The Snows of Sigmaringen," famously asked not "Where are the snows of yesteryear?" but "Where are my henchmen of yesteryear

Children could be left blind over cutbacks

Sunday, Jul, 11 at 8:59 am,

CHILDREN suffering from cataracts and tumours on their eyes – one just six weeks old – could lose their sight as a direct result of cutbacks at the country's leading paediatric hospital.

Opinion: Medvedev a salesman for Russia

Sunday, Jul, 11 at 8:36 am,

PALO ALTO — Visiting Silicon Valley one day late last month, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev promised that “Russia will continue to be a predictable international partner.”

Math Class in the Morning, Turning Tricks at Lunchtime

Saturday, Jul, 10 at 8:37 am,

They are still children, only 12 or 13 years old. They fall in love for the first time, at the school gates or on Facebook, and wind up with a pimp. Parents and police are struggling against the hold so-called loverboys have over young girls, but often it's already too late.

How East Germany Tried to Undermine Willy Brandt

Friday, Jul, 09 at 7:30 am,

The Cold War had ended, the Berlin Wall had come down and German reunification was imminent when Markus Wolf, the former head of the Stasi and East Germany's spy chief, wrote a letter to former West German Chancellor Willy Brandt. In the letter,

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