Europe

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Will revenge become justice? Last dispatch from Bosnia

By Marvin Olasky
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Europe | SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina—On Saturday night, at the corner in this city from which assassin Gavrilo Princip 100 years ago fired two shots heard round the…

Holiday Inn on Sarajevo’s Sniper Alley

By Marvin Olasky
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Europe | SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina—The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra offered sweet music last night and will again tonight (see “Ode to the EU,

Ode to the EU, Sarajevo-style

By Marvin Olasky
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History | The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra will help commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I

Joe Biden: Propping up corruption?

By Marvin Olasky
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Europe | PODGORICA, Montenegro—Vice President Joe Biden in April shook hands with the strongman prime minister of this Balkan country of 600,000, but NATO leaders…

Midday Roundup: Joel Osteen takes over the airwaves

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | All Osteen, all the time. Joel Osteen, pastor of the giant Lakewood Church in Houston, is getting his own channel on SiriusXM satellite radio. The station…

The tea party lives—in Europe

By Cal Thomas
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Elections | BELFAST, Northern Ireland—While tea party candidates underperformed against establishment Republican incumbents in recent U.S. primary elections, in Europe…

Balkan countries beg for international assistance after record floods

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Europe | Record floods in the Balkans last week forced half a million people from their homes and led to at least 44 death as of yesterday, including 22 in Bosnia, 20…

Europeans win the right to internet amnesia

By Daniel James Devine
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Technology | Should people be allowed to control what information about them appears in Google or Yahoo search results? The highest court in Europe decided Tuesday they…

Globe Trot: Russia’s weakness amid the sabre-rattling

By Mindy Belz
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International | RUSSIA: In Vladimir Putin’s Russia, nuclear arsenal and vast territories notwithstanding, the distinguishing feature of the country today is its striking…

New EU members are taking a traditional stand on marriage

By Kaitlyn Speer
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Marriage | Same-sex marriage is illegal in Slovakia, a former Russian republic surrounded by Austria, Poland, Ukraine, and Hungary, but a majority of the country’s…

Putin’s lost chance at greatness

By D.C. Innes
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Russia | Russian President Vladimir Putin has been looking quite pleased with himself these days. Coming off his “Russia is back” Winter Olympics, he launched a…

Defense expert: Putin’s just getting started

By Jim Henry
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Q&A | The G-8-minus-one meets in The Hague this week to come up with ways to punish the “minus one”—Russia—for its aggression toward Ukraine. K.T.

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