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The joys of a Danube cruise revealed

One of Europe's best beaches and magical ports: Exploring the hidden gems on the Cote d'Azur the French probably don't want you to know about A blast heard 1,200 miles away and 140billion tonnes of rock and ash: The horrifying history of the world's deadliest volcano Is this the nerdiest place in the world to stay? Inside the hotel that has gaming PCs in EVERY room Personal flying pods, space tourism and invisibility cloaks: The amazing advances that will transform lives in just 50 years' time Bad sign! Tourist discovers that a global signpost in New Zealand visited by thousands every year points in the WRONG directions Autumn really is here! UK is wreathed in morning mists on first day of new season but don't panic: An Indian summer with 75F sun is on way for weekend My day trip to North Korea by SPEEDBOAT: How you can reach the hermit kingdom by crossing a river from China for just A ... (more)

Published: 
Saturday, September 23, 2017
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Elephants in the room at Tallinn's bid for digital glory

Jean-Claude Juncker wants his grand vision for a revitalised EU to reach a climax in Sibiu, Transylvania, on March 30 2019 . But before arriving in the Germanic Romanian town also known as Hermannstadt, EU leaders will have plenty of unpredictable gatherings to navigate.

Published: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017
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Volkswagen mulls options at booming Czech car plants

Volkswagen, the parent company of Czech car producer Škoda Auto, has one
major trump up its sleeve – its operations in several countries –
including the Czech Republic, Spain, Belgium, and Slovakia as well as
Germany – means that it can shuffle its production capacity between them
when needed.

Published: 
Friday, September 22, 2017
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Slovakia delays decision to replace Russian fighter jets

Slovakia will postpone a planned fighter jet purchase pending a broader upgrade of its armed forces, the defense minister said on Wednesday, following warnings that such a move could prolong its dependence on Russia. The central European NATO member state has been in talks with several firms about replacing its aging Russian-made MiG-29s.

Published: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
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Lajos Kossuth

He was widely honored during his lifetime, including in the United Kingdom and the United States , as a freedom fighter and bellwether of democracy in Europe . Kossuth's bronze bust can be found in the United States Capitol with the inscription: " Father of Hungarian Democracy, Hungarian Statesman, Freedom Fighter, 18481849 ".

Published: 
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
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Zuzana Kovacova

She contributes to both annual and custom studies as well as quarterly trackers and is also involved in consulting projects. Prior to joining IDC, she worked in various research and consulting positions with TELECOM & Management SudParis, AXA Investment Managers in Paris, Dexia Bank Slovakia, and University of Zilina in Slovakia.

Published: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017
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European platform submits charges against communist leaders to Czech court

The Platform of European Memory and Conscience has said it has lodged
criminal cases against the last leading members of the Czechoslovak
communist party for crimes with the Brno-based Supreme Court.

The cases are based on the deaths of 28 people of various nationalities on
the borders with the then…

Published: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017
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MFK Zemplin Michalovce hero Sadam Sulley thrilled with brace against Senica in Slovakian top-flight

Red-hot Ghanaian forward Sadam Sulley is delighted with his brace for MFK Zemplin Michalovce in their 2-1 win over Senica in the Slovakian Super Liga on Saturday. And the former Vision FC forward, who is on loan from Polish side Legia Warsaw, is thrilled with his output.

Published: 
Monday, September 18, 2017
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