THE ALANA COLLECTION : MASTERPIECES OF ITALIAN PAINTING

THE ALANA COLLECTION : MASTERPIECES OF ITALIAN PAINTING

Soon at the Musée Jacquemart-André one of the most precious and little-known private collections of Renaissance art in the world...
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CERN INVITES THE PUBLIC TO EXPLORE THE FUTURE AT ITS OPEN DAYS

CERN INVITES THE PUBLIC TO EXPLORE THE FUTURE AT ITS OPEN DAYS

On 14 and 15 September, CERN will throw its doors open wide and invite the public to spend the weekend...
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NATO AGENCY PLANS for 1.4 billion EUR in upcoming business opportunities

NATO AGENCY PLANS for 1.4 billion EUR in upcoming business opportunities

The NATO Communications and Information (NCI) Agency is planning to release 1.4 billion EUR in business opportunities in the next...
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ARTEMIS MISSION – Nasa says it’s time to return to the lunar surface. But this time, it wants to stay there.

ARTEMIS MISSION – Nasa says it’s time to return to the lunar surface. But this time, it wants to stay there.

Working with U.S. companies and international partners, NASA will push the boundaries of human exploration forward to the Moon for...
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UNODC LAUNCHES GUIDE TO COMBAT CRIME RELATED TO FALSIFIED MEDICAL PRODUCTS

UNODC LAUNCHES GUIDE TO COMBAT CRIME RELATED TO FALSIFIED MEDICAL PRODUCTS

The falsification of medical products is a crime affecting all regions of the world and addressing it requires greater cooperation...
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CHEKHOV’S INCURABLE DISEASE? THE TROIKA LAUNDROMAT

CHEKHOV’S INCURABLE DISEASE? THE TROIKA LAUNDROMAT

“If a lot of cures are suggested for a disease,it means that the disease is incurable.” Anton Chekhov, “The Cherry...
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SREBRENICA Dutch State bears very limited liability in ‘Mothers of Srebrenica’ case

SREBRENICA Dutch State bears very limited liability in ‘Mothers of Srebrenica’ case

The Dutch State bears very limited liability in the ‘Mothers of Srebrenica’ case. That liability is limited to 10 percent...
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UNDIPLOMATIC BEHAVIOUR Turkey targets its own diplomats

UNDIPLOMATIC BEHAVIOUR Turkey targets its own diplomats

“Speak softly and carry a big stick,” was the diplomatic advice of one-time US President Theodore Roosevelt.   In Turkey, there are...
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SURGING DEBT LEVELS A THREAT TO GLOBAL ECONOMIC STABILITY, says GlobalData

SURGING DEBT LEVELS A THREAT TO GLOBAL ECONOMIC STABILITY, says GlobalData

Globalization has transformed the economic frameworks of both developed and emerging nations. However, along with steady economic growth, several countries...
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“GOZNYM” a Cyber-Criminal Network operating out of Europe dismantled

“GOZNYM” a Cyber-Criminal Network operating out of Europe dismantled

Network Formed by Individuals Who Advertised their Specialized Technical Skills and Services on Underground Russian-Language Online Criminal Forums. A complex...
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UNDIPLOMATIC BEHAVIOUR Turkey targets its own diplomats

“Speak softly and carry a big stick,” was the diplomatic advice of one-time US President Theodore Roosevelt.   In Turkey, there are reports this year that it is the diplomats themselves that are experiencing the big stick.  …



Very slow progress in Austria on measures to prevent corruption in respect of MPs, says Council of Europe anti-corruption body

The Council of Europe’s anti-corruption body (GRECO) today expressed disappointment by the very slow progress shown by Austria in implementing its recommendations on measures to prevent corruption in respect of parliamentarians and called on the…


GEERT WILDERS The rise of a Dutch populist

In the 17th century, Dutch settlers flocked to the southern half of what is now Manhattan to establish New Amsterdam, a fur-trading post that would welcome Lutherans and Catholics from Europe; Anglicans, Puritans, and Quakers…



AS WITH CAESAR, SO WITH TONY BLAIR

“The good is oft interred with their bones” When Julius Caesar was assassinated it was because powerful discontents in Rome feared he was getting above himself.  Caesar insisted he was not a king, according to…


PACE ratifies Russian delegation’s credentials

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has voted on 26.06.2019 to ratify the credentials of the Russian delegation after they were challenged on the second day of its plenary session in Strasbourg,…


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,…