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2014-03-06 12:23:48

BRUSSELS, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent events in Ukraine have highlighted the shortcomings of the country's readiness for the further EU integration. They have also put a spotlight on where these issues have really stemmed from - and that is partly due to the EU's Eastern Neighborhood Policy (ENP). The ENP was initially formed on values, the commitment to the principles of international law and to fundamental values, including democracy and the respect for...

2014-03-04 12:24:27

BRUSSELS, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At tumultuous times in the world, when countries are fighting for democracy, Europeans enjoy the right to voice their opinion. Still, the turnout for the last European elections was hardly 50%. Despite the widespread perception of voting rights being a given, as a trait of a democracy, 300 000 Europeans having resided in Latvia for generations, are denied their political rights because of their ethnicity. These non-citizens represent...

flooding in europe to double
2014-03-03 05:46:00

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis Losses from extreme floods in Europe could more than double by 2050, because of climate change and socioeconomic development. Understanding the risk posed by large-scale floods is of growing importance and will be key for managing climate adaptation. Current flood losses in Europe are likely to double by 2050, according to a new study published in the journal Nature Climate Change by researchers from the International Institute for...

2014-02-28 23:23:26

Implementation of tire labeling regulations in EU expected to boost the demand for SBR, Grand View Research Latest Report says. Visit http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/styrene-butaidene-rubber-industry. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 The global market for SBR is expected to reach USD 23,144.3 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Increasing demand for SBR in tire manufacturing is expected to support the growth of this market...

2014-02-28 08:21:04

DALLAS, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA) is joining numerous pilot groups across the United States along with Airlines for America to battle against Norwegian Air International's application to the Department of Transportation that would provide them the ability to circumvent labor laws of their home country. SWAPA's opposition is contradicted by the Port of Oakland who has chosen to support the Norwegian Air International...

2014-02-28 08:20:13

DALLAS, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA) is joining numerous pilot groups across the United States along with Airlines for America to battle against Norwegian Air International's application to the Department of Transportation that would provide them the ability to circumvent labor laws of their home country. SWAPA's opposition is contradicted by the Washington Airports Task Force who have chosen to support the Norwegian Air...

2014-02-28 08:20:11

DALLAS, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA) is joining numerous pilot groups across the United States along with Airlines for America to battle against Norwegian Air International's application to the Department of Transportation that would provide them the ability to circumvent labor laws of their home country. SWAPA's opposition is contradicted by Mayor Buddy Dyer, The Orlando International Airport, Orange County and the...

2014-02-27 12:28:05

LONDON, February 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday a vote to approve a deal reached with member states in December on new EU tobacco rules was passed by Members of the European Parliament. As e-cigarettes caused concern for national governments regarding the unknown long-term health effects, the proposal put forward by the European Commission in 2012 called for them to be regulated as medicines, and member states also requested to ban refillable cartridges over...

2014-02-27 04:20:30

BRUSSELS, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index(® )(LEI) for the Euro Area increased 1.2 percent in January and now stands at 110.9 (2004=100), following a 0.3 percent increase in December 2013 and a 0.6 percent increase in November. "The Leading Economic Index advanced for an eighth month in a row in January, a sign that the economy continues to improve despite current conditions, as measured by the Coincident Economic Index, taking a brief...

2014-02-26 16:22:54

LONDON, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Energy Management Systems (EMS) Market (Utility EMS, Industrial EMS, Enterprise EMS, Demand Response, Energy Management Devices, HEMS, BEMS) - Worldwide Market Forecasts and Analysis (2013 - 2018) Energy Management Systems (EMS) Market (Utility EMS, Industrial EMS, Enterprise EMS, Demand Response, Energy Management Devices, HEMS, BEMS) - Worldwide Market Forecasts and Analysis (2013 -...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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