A COSMIC BAT IN FLIGHT ESO’s Cosmic Gems Programme captures the Cosmic Bat’s dusty clouds

A COSMIC BAT IN FLIGHT ESO’s Cosmic Gems Programme captures the Cosmic Bat’s dusty clouds

Hidden in one of the darkest corners of the Orion constellation, this Cosmic Bat is spreading its hazy wings through...
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RECOVERED PAINTINGS BY VINCENT VAN GOGH back on permanent display at the Van Gogh Museum

RECOVERED PAINTINGS BY VINCENT VAN GOGH back on permanent display at the Van Gogh Museum

Van Gogh’s works View of the Sea at Scheveningen (1882) and Congregation Leaving the Reformed Church in Nuenen (1884-1885) go...
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FDA announces Project Facilitate to assist physicians seeking access to unapproved therapies for patients with cancer

FDA announces Project Facilitate to assist physicians seeking access to unapproved therapies for patients with cancer

On June 3, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Oncology Center of Excellence announced a new pilot program to assist...
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WHO highlights huge scale of tobacco-related lung disease deaths

WHO highlights huge scale of tobacco-related lung disease deaths

The World Health Organization is highlighting the damage tobacco causes to lung health: over 40% of all tobacco-related deaths are...
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CHERNOBYL, APRIL 26, 1986 A date and place that history will never forget

CHERNOBYL, APRIL 26, 1986 A date and place that history will never forget

On April 26, 1986, a sudden surge of power during a reactor systems test destroyed Unit 4 of the nuclear...
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“THE DOME”:  Chernobyl’s € 2.1 billion new confinement structure

“THE DOME”: Chernobyl’s € 2.1 billion new confinement structure

Within months of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster, Soviet crews contained the radioactive wreckage inside a temporary shelter, a 21-story-tall "sarcophagus." There were...
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PETULANT PARTNERS:  SWITZERLAND AND THE EUROPEAN UNION

PETULANT PARTNERS: SWITZERLAND AND THE EUROPEAN UNION

Take a look at some of Switzerland’s great heroes.   William Tell, of course, famously shot an apple from his son’s...
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Monaco’s Model Students

Monaco’s Model Students

By bringing the United Nations into the classroom, students at the International School of Monaco and Collège Charles III are...
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HIGH FLYER – THIERRY BOUTSEN

HIGH FLYER – THIERRY BOUTSEN

A career in motorsport placed Thierry Boutsen in pole position for success in his next venture, business aviation. But Formula...
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GERHARD SCHRÖDER The Chancellor who came in from the cold

GERHARD SCHRÖDER The Chancellor who came in from the cold

In 1998, Gerhard Schröder became the first politician since World War II to unseat an incumbent chancellor in Germany. He...
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FDA announces Project Facilitate to assist physicians seeking access to unapproved therapies for patients with cancer

On June 3, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Oncology Center of Excellence announced a new pilot program to assist oncology health care professionals in requesting access to unapproved therapies for patients with cancer. A…


WHO highlights huge scale of tobacco-related lung disease deaths

The World Health Organization is highlighting the damage tobacco causes to lung health: over 40% of all tobacco-related deaths are from lung diseases like cancer, chronic respiratory diseases and tuberculosis. WHO is calling on countries and partners…



“THE DOME”: Chernobyl’s € 2.1 billion new confinement structure

Within months of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster, Soviet crews contained the radioactive wreckage inside a temporary shelter, a 21-story-tall “sarcophagus.” There were many gaps, and most of the sarcophagus wasn’t secured to the underlying structure, leaving the enclosure…


PETULANT PARTNERS: SWITZERLAND AND THE EUROPEAN UNION

Take a look at some of Switzerland’s great heroes.   William Tell, of course, famously shot an apple from his son’s head and later used the same crossbow to kill the tyrannical Habsburg bailiff, Albrecht Gessler,…


Monaco’s Model Students

By bringing the United Nations into the classroom, students at the International School of Monaco and Collège Charles III are learning a set of invaluable life skills as they grow into tomorrow’s global citizens. Chrissie…


HIGH FLYER – THIERRY BOUTSEN

A career in motorsport placed Thierry Boutsen in pole position for success in his next venture, business aviation. But Formula One also introduced the Boutsen Aviation Chairman and Founder to Monaco – and now there’s…


GERHARD SCHRÖDER The Chancellor who came in from the cold

In 1998, Gerhard Schröder became the first politician since World War II to unseat an incumbent chancellor in Germany. He defeated Helmut Kohl who had been chancellor for 16 years and promised to continue the…


THE EU vs ONLINE PROPAGANDA AND DISINFORMATION

State-sponsored internet propaganda is defined as a government’s use of paid internet propagandists with the intention of swaying online opinion, undermining dissident communities, or changing the perception of what is the dominant view. Another similar…


THE EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS

Judgments that can transform national laws The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR or ECtHR) based in Strasbourg, France hears applications alleging that a contracting state has breached one or more of the human rights…


Viktor Orbán : The man behind the power

The irresistible rise of Europe’s “Enfant Terrible” In the summer of 1989, hundreds of thousands of people had gathered in Heroes’ Square in Budapest for the ceremonial reburial of Imre Nagy along with other heroes…


Pro-Russian trolls and their destructive effects

Long before suspicions in the United States about Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential campaign, Jessikka Aro, an investigative journalist in Finland, was sifting through information about an unusual company in St. Petersburg, the Internet…



Scotland, England and Brexit SHOULD AULD ACQUAINTANCE BE FORGOT

By Jim Gibbons In October 1297 the great Scottish hero Sir William Wallace, together with Andrew Moray, wrote to the leaders of the Hanseatic League in Lübeck, assuring them of safe access to Scottish ports…