Blog Posts - Europe



-Christmas Jihad in Europe?

Muslims demand that we respect and recognize their religious holidays. Meanwhile in Europe some radical Muslim refugees are demonstrating their intolerance towards Christians celebrating Christmas. In the midst of it all, ‘post-Christian’ Europea...
by ANSWERS For The Faith on Dec 20, 2016

NY Review of Books looks at an early mangaka's history

The New York Review of Books wrote about a new history book on Hokusai, an early manga artist from a few centuries ago, and an art collection in Boston assumed to be created by him.
by The Four Color Media Monitor on Dec 20, 2016

Real Madrid's manga adaptation

Here's an item in the UK Sun about a manga book being published about the Spanish soccer team Real Madrid to accompany their trip to Japan for the world championship. Possibly inspired by the Captain Tsubasa manga series.
by The Four Color Media Monitor on Dec 18, 2016

A cosy weekend in Copenhagen – win a weekend break

There’s been a lot of talk about Hygge recently, the Danish word for those feel-good moments when you are snuggled up in front of the fire with a glass of mulled wine, or meeting friends in a café with candles flickering. If you’re cons...
by Heather on her travels on Dec 18, 2016

British Muslim woman dragged on sidewalk in London

A Muslim woman standing outside Poundland, a British variety store chain (file photo)A British Muslim woman has been dragged by her hijab along the sidewalk in what is said to be a “sickening” hate crime.The 27-year-old woman was grabbed from beh...

Poland’s PKN joins EU clients of Iranian oil

Poland’s state-run refiner PKN Orlen says it has purchased 1 million barrels of Light crude oil from Iran.Poland’s biggest refiner PKN Orlen has announced a major purchase of crude oil from Iran thus becoming the latest company to join the alread...

Xposition - November, 2016

Attention!!!The awards season is once again in full swing as the 2016 MTV Europe Music Awards was held in November, hosted by Bebe Rexha. Some good performances of the night were DNCE’s medley of Body Moves and Cake By The Ocean, Zara Larsson’s m...
by Major Maestro on Dec 16, 2016

Greek parliament approves bonuses despite EU objections

A file photo of the Greek parliament building in Athens (by AFP)The Greek parliament has approved a piece of legislation to pay pensioners one-off bonuses over the objections of Greece’s eurozone creditors.A total of 196 lawmakers out of the 257 pr...

Russia seeks nationwide ceasefire in Syria after Aleppo victory: President Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin (Photo by AFP)Russian President Vladimir Putin says the country would now make efforts to pave the way for a “nationwide” ceasefire in Syria after the liberation of Aleppo from Takfiri militants.Speaking at a news...

NATO, Russia schedule security talks

Russia and NATO are set to hold talks on issues of high mutual interest, the Western military alliance has announced, amid increased hostilities between the two sides.Envoys from NATO will hold a formal meeting with the Russian envoy to the alliance...

Austrian government to expropriate Nazi leader Adolf Hitler’s birth house

This file image, taken on April 17, 2015, shows the house where notorious Nazi leader Adolf Hitler was born, in Braunau Am Inn, Austria. (By AFP)The Austrian parliament has voted in favor of expropriating the house where Nazi leader Adolf Hitler was...

UK would be less safe after Brexit: Report

A new report warns that any replacement arrangements put in place when the UK leaves the EU will leave the British people less safe. (Getty images)Britain’s exit from the European Union following the Brexit vote in June could leave the UK "less saf...

Give proof or end hacking accusations, Russia tells US

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov (photo by AFP)Russia has rejected allegations by the United States government that Russia interfered in the recent presidential race in the US.Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov warned US officials on Friday that they sho...

West policy vis-à-vis Syria has fallen short: Ex-French PM

Former French Prime Minister Francois Fillon, the right-wing Republican party candidate for the French 2017 presidential election, arrives for a European Union summit focused on Russia sanctions and migration at the European Council in Brussels, Belg...

Archaeologists discover unknown ancient city in Greece

An international research team at the Department of Historical Studies, University of Gothenburg, is exploring the remains of an ancient city in central Greece. The results can change the view of an area that traditionally has been considered a backw...
by The Archaeology News Network on Dec 15, 2016

Roman statue stolen from Mussolini is returning to Italy

A rare Roman statue swiped from Italian dictator Benito Mussolini’s former home is headed back to Italy after more than three decades. The Torlonia Peplophoros statue [Credit: Corriere Della Sera]The marble sculpture of a limbless woman in a shrou...
by The Archaeology News Network on Dec 15, 2016

'Lost ancient city' discovered 200 years ago say Greek archaeologists

Responding to press articles about the discovery of a 'lost' ancient city in the Vlochos area of Thessaly, archaeologists working on the Vlochos Archaeological Project (VLAP) on Tuesday posted an press release clarifying that the remains in the area...
by The Archaeology News Network on Dec 15, 2016

Lost 'sensual' drawing by Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci discovered in France

A lost drawing by the Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci has been discovered in the papers of a French provincial doctor, a Paris auction house said Tuesday. A member of Paris auctioneer Tajan displays a previously undiscovered drawing by Leonard...
by The Archaeology News Network on Dec 15, 2016

Crimea treasures must be returned to Ukraine: Dutch court

A Dutch court ruled Wednesday that priceless Crimean art treasures loaned to an Amsterdam museum shortly before Russia annexed the peninsula in 2014 should go back to Ukraine. A Dutch court has ruled that a priceless collection of gold artefacts fr...
by The Archaeology News Network on Dec 15, 2016

What Really is Labour's Policy on Brexit?

Days after the referendum, in which Britain voted to leave the European Union (EU), the Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn, called for Article 50 to be triggered as quickly as possible, to set in motion our formal negotiations to leave the organisati...
by London Green Left on Dec 14, 2016


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