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2013-09-06 08:22:07

LONDON, COPENHAGEN and AMSTERDAM, September 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- One of Spain's most famous journalists, Juan Luis Cebrian, founding editor of El Pais in Madrid and now CEO of the Prisa media group, is to become a judge. He joins the jury chairman Sir Harold Evans, editor at large for Reuters and once editor of the Sunday Times in London. He leads a judging panel of Yevgenia Albats from the New Times in Moscow, Sylvie Kauffman from Le Monde in Paris and Joergen Ejboel,...

2013-09-05 08:36:04

LISBON, Portugal, Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced a partnership with Lisbon City Hall and Lisbon Fire Brigade (RSB) to demonstrate the city's ability to anticipate problems and minimize the impact of potential disruptions to city services. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) The City of Lisbon is working with IBM to better manage and improve general city operations. As part of the project, Big Data will be aggregated across multiple...

2013-09-02 12:20:05

MOSCOW, September 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, on 30 August, the first two-day meeting of the International Expert Transport Council affiliated to the Government of Moscow has ended. The condition and perspectives Moscow municipal transport development have been discussed by Mr. Maxim Liksutov, acting Deputy Mayor of Moscow, Mr. Sergey Cheremin, Acting Minister, Head of External Economic and International Relations Department of Moscow city, representatives of the...

2013-08-30 00:20:48

Syngenta announced today two appointments to the Executive Committee. BASEL, Switzerland, Aug. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Patricia Malarkey is appointed Head Research and Development with effect from January 1, 2014. Ms. Malarkey, who began her career in toxicology, has over 15 years' experience with the company and has held senior scientific positions in crop protection, seeds and biotechnology in both Europe and the United States. She currently heads the research and development...

2013-08-28 23:24:31

Comprehensive study of Biblical-era plants fascinates gardeners, academics alike. Copenhagen (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 “The dream of paradise and the use of plants in story telling are as old as man.” So says expert botanist Hans Arne Jensen in his new book, Plant World of the Bible. Authoritative, exhaustively researched, expertly written and beautifully illustrated with ancient and rarely seen artwork, Plant World of the Bible is the definitive guide to the almost 100 plant species...

2013-08-27 12:26:53

FRANKENMUTH, Mich., Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michigan residents are welcome to join the Tiny and Dorothy Zehnder family in their annual Labor Day walk across the historic Holz-Brucke Covered Bridge in Frankenmuth, which has served as the main entrance to the iconic Bavarian Inn Lodge since 1986. The walk is a celebration of the painstaking labor it took to construct the bridge in the late 1970s. This year the walk will also serve as a celebration of the Bavarian Inn's...

2013-08-18 12:20:13

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2013-08-15 12:33:20

DUBLIN and REYKJAVIK, Iceland, Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights: -- The new cable greatly improves connectivity for Iceland -- The contract allows Vodafone to meet increasing demand -- Digital TV, smart phones, tablet computers and cloud computing call for more capacity and speed -- Emerald brings increased capacity, added security and direct connection to the USA that will strengthen the argument for Data Centers locating in Iceland and...

2013-08-12 08:26:04

- Photographic Art Celebrates 150 Years of Monte-Carlo Style in Free, Public Exhibition at The Forbes Galleries in New York - NEW YORK, Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Grace, Cary, and Audrey join Churchill, Dali, Sinatra and some of the most famous names of the stage, screen and sports in an extraordinary retrospective combining two-photographic-exhibitions-in-one to celebrate the fabled 150-year history of Monte-Carlo, open now through September 28 at The Forbes Galleries at 62 Fifth...

2013-08-06 08:28:48

OSLO, Norway, August 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The most beautiful coastline in the world will make the spectacular backdrop when the world's cycling elite meet in Norway to compete above the Arctic Circle in the northernmost bike race in the world, The Arctic Race of Norway. From August 8th to August 11th 2013, the magnificent landscapes of Northern Norway will host the first edition of an out-of-the- ordinary four stage race: the Arctic Race of Norway. On Thursday 8th of...


Latest Geography of Europe Reference Libraries

Sea of Marmara
2013-04-18 22:26:30

The Sea of Marmara, or otherwise known as the Sea of Marmora or the Marmara Sea, is the inland sea that connects the Black Sea to the Aegean Sea, thus dividing Turkey’s Asian and European parts. The Bosphorus strait connects it to the Dardanelles and the Black Sea to the Aegean. The sea has an area of 11,350 square kilometers (280 kilometers x 80 kilometers) with the greatest depth reaching 1,370 meters. The salinity of the sea averages about 22 parts per thousand, which is slightly...

Adriatic Sea
2013-04-18 22:08:38

The Adriatic Sea is a body of water dividing the Italian Peninsula from the Balkan Peninsula and the Apennine Mountains from the Dinaric Alps and neighboring ranges. This sea is the northernmost arm of the Mediterranean Sea, stretching from the Strait of Otranto to the northwest and the Po Valley. It contains over 1300 islands, mainly located along the eastern, Croatian, coast. Its divided into three basins, the northern one being the shallowest and the southern one being the deepest; a...

Aegean Sea
2013-04-18 19:17:48

The Aegean Sea is a stretched out embayment of the Mediterranean Sea that is located between the southern Balkan and Anatolian peninsulas. Northwards, it’s connected to the Marmara Sea and the Black sea via the Dardanelles and Bosporus. The Aegean Islands are located in the sea and some bordering its southern periphery, including Rhodes and Crete. This Aegean region consists of 9 provinces in southwestern Turkey, partly bordering on the Aegean Sea. It was traditionally known as...

Black Sea
2013-04-18 19:11:10

The Black Sea is a sea located in south-eastern Europe. It’s bordered by Europe, Anatolia and the Caucasus and is eventually connected to the Atlantic Ocean by means of the Mediterranean and the Aegean Seas and a variety of straits. The Bosphorus Strait connects it to the Sea of Marmara, and the Strait of the Dardanelles connects that sea to the Aegean Sea area of the Mediterranean. These waters divide eastern Europe and western Asia. The Black Sea is connected to the Sea of Azov by the...

Baltic Sea
2013-04-18 13:45:13

The Baltic Sea is a briny Mediterranean Sea that is located between Central and Northern Europe. It’s bordered by the Scandinavian Peninsula, the Danish islands, and the mainland of Europe. It drains into the Kattegat via the Oresund, the Great Belt and the Little Belt. The Kattegat continues through Skagerrak into the Atlantic Ocean and the North Sea. The Baltic Sea is connected by waterways that are man-made to the White Sea by means of the White Sea Canal, and to the North Sea by means...

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