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A HUGE, Unexploded World War II Bomb Is Terrorizing A German City

[credit provider=”AP / YouTube”] The discovery of a massive World War II-era bomb means 45,000 residents of the western German city of Koblenz must evacuate so officials can try to defuse it.The 10-foot, 1.8-ton British bomb was discovered in the Rhine river last week.
A HUGE, Unexploded World War II Bomb Is Terrorizing A German City
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Why Opposition Is Urging Voters To Sabotage Ballots In Russia Election

[credit provider=”AP”] For those who argue that the cup of Russian democracy is half full because it offers a limited range of electoral choices, Mikhail Kasyanov has a sharp retort: half full means no democracy at all.”Yes, maybe 50 per cent of the population will find the party they want […]
Why Opposition Is Urging Voters To Sabotage Ballots In Russia Election
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The Kremlin Is Panicking Ahead Of The Elections On Sunday

[credit provider=”Dima Korotayev / Getty”] The Kremlin is panicking ahead of the parliamentary elections on Sunday, December 4, because despite all its administrative power, the campaign to maintain the current ruling team has gone badly wrong. As bne has said repeatedly, the Duma elections remain the crucial vote for Russia’s […]
The Kremlin Is Panicking Ahead Of The Elections On Sunday
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Denmark’s New Anti-Gang Strategy: legalise Pot

[credit provider=”Jeff J Mitchell / Getty”] Editor’s Note: Got any good story ideas for GlobalPost? We’ll have our correspondents cover the best ones. Check out RedditSuggest for details.  Copenhagen just got a lot closer to legalizing the sale of pot.
Denmark’s New Anti-Gang Strategy: legalise Pot
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Germany Evacuates Half Of City After WWII Bomb Uncovered

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons”] GERMANY IS PREPARING to evacuate 45,000 people from the western city of  after the discovery of a WWII British bomb.The 10ft RAF bomb, one of the largest ever discovered, was found in the River Rhine after the driest November on record caused the water level to drop.
Germany Evacuates Half Of City After WWII Bomb Uncovered
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Is Vladimir Putin About To Become A Dictator?

Russia will conduct important Parliamentary elections this weekend. Yes, elections – with all the dangers and opportunities that elections hold for incumbent parties, including Prime Minister Vladimir Putin‘s.
Is Vladimir Putin About To Become A Dictator?
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Here’s How The Mafia Is Taking Over Milan

[credit provider=”David Martyn Hunt / Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/davidchief/3056015282/”] While the mafia has long been associated with Italy’s poorer southern regions and Sicily, there is now strong evidence to suggest that the tentacles of organised crime in Italy have well and truly penetrated Italy’s economic powerhouse – Milan. This penetration has occurred slowly […]
Here’s How The Mafia Is Taking Over Milan
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Russia Is About To Get Dragged Into The Disaster In The Rest Of Europe

[credit provider=”AFP / Getty”] As Western Europe continues to struggle with the sovereign debt crisis and currency depreciation, declining exports, and lower 2012 growth prospects engulf Central and Eastern Europe, the outlook for Russia seems surprisingly solid. Despite a slow downward revision of 2012 growth forecasts from earlier this year, Russia […]
Russia Is About To Get Dragged Into The Disaster In The Rest Of Europe
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Now Europe Is Tightening Sanctions On Iran

[credit provider=”Getty Images”] The European Union has agreed to tighten its sanctions on Iran out of concerns that the country is working to develop nuclear weapons, ministers announced after a meeting in Brussels Thursday.The new sanctions will affect 180 individuals and companies, the Associated Press reported.
Now Europe Is Tightening Sanctions On Iran
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The Smart Money In Europe Could Be Fleeing To Russia

[credit provider=”AFP / Getty”] Spikes in eurobond yields have convinced investors that Greece is just the tip of the iceberg, and that major economies such as Italy and Spain may be next in line. Adding fuel to the fire are rumours that Germany might withdraw from the eurozone. Russia cannot […]
The Smart Money In Europe Could Be Fleeing To Russia
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Internet Providers Can’t Be Forced To Spy On Their Users, Says European Court

[credit provider=”Jean-Christophe / AFP / Getty”] The European Court of Justice (ECJ) on Thursday overturned a Belgian court’s ruling requiring Internet service providers (ISPs) to snoop on users’ private data, in a major victory for the ISPs and digital rights advocates over content owners worried about online copyright infringement.The ECJ, […]
Internet Providers Can’t Be Forced To Spy On Their Users, Says European Court
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German Police Are Still Hunting Down That Neo-Nazi Murder Squad

[credit provider=”AP”] A man has been arrested in Germany in connection with an investigation into a neo-Nazi cell suspected of killing 10 people.The German media have identified the suspect arrested today in the eastern city of Jena as 36-year-old Ralf Wohlleben.
German Police Are Still Hunting Down That Neo-Nazi Murder Squad
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German Bond Sale Failure Highlights EuroCrisis

It seems the financial world is finally ready to cut economic ties with both the Euro and its literally largest sponsor, Germany.  Most relevantly, as DailyFinance.com reports, “Germany, the stronghold of the European Union, just had one of its worst bond auctions ever. Total bids at the auctions came to […]
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One European Country With More Tax Evasion Than Italy

[credit provider=”Christopher Furlong / Getty”] Tax evasion is a problem which costs Italy around €180 billion a year.  One of the reasons some employers in Italy give for not paying taxes is how much it costs to employ people. Does it really cost so much to employ people in Italy?  I […]
One European Country With More Tax Evasion Than Italy
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Here’s Why Russia’s Being Forced To Put Weapons In Space

[credit provider=”CREDIT: NASA Marshall Space Flight centre”] The U.S. Department of defence has announced an ambitious new space program; it will consist of a veritable cobweb of satellites enveloping the entire planet.The satellite network could be created on the basis of GPS and Iridium low-orbit communications satellites.
Here’s Why Russia’s Being Forced To Put Weapons In Space
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