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2011-07-20 04:44:00

UTRECHT, the Netherlands, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Young Students From Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo and Serbia are Travelling This Summer With InterRail Passes Eurail Group G.I.E., is partnering for the sixth time with the 'European Rails of Peace Project'. The Mobility Fund by Rail for the Young and the Disadvantaged* is a fund that enables groups of European citizens from underprivileged/disadvantaged backgrounds to enrich their lives from an educational or...

2011-06-10 02:56:00

BELGRADE, Serbia, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy security is one of the most critical issues facing European governments as Russian presidential elections approach, experts and politicians warned yesterday in Belgrade. Recent developments, including the Arab Spring uprisings and fears about instability in the Caucasus and Russia have driven the issue of energy security to the top of the political agenda. The outcome of the presidential elections in Russia in 2012 will have...

2011-04-28 02:55:00

KYIV, Ukraine, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ukraine considers the official Minsk and Belarusian President Lukashenko's recent approach in relations with the European Union and other members of the international community inconsistent with international communication norms. A statement has been released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine (MFA) in response to Lukashenko's address to the European and Ukrainian leadership. In the statement, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry...

2010-07-06 05:59:00

UTRECHT, The Netherlands, July 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Selected Students From Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo and Serbia are Travelling This Summer With InterRail Eurail Group G.I.E. is partnering for the fourth time with the 'European Rails of Peace Project' organised by the Glocal Forum in Italy. This joint programme was made possible by the Solidarity Fund for Youth Mobility* and aims to promote peace in the Balkans and free youth mobility within Europe. More than 150 young...

2010-06-18 13:22:47

Nazi-occupied areas have experienced lower economic growth, greater support for anti-reform politicians Russian cities and regions whose Jewish populations bore the brunt of the Holocaust have seen lower economic growth and wages ever since, according to a detailed new analysis of seven decades of Soviet and Russian data. These same areas have also tended to resist political reform, exhibiting greater popular support for Communist candidates since the collapse of the Soviet Union. The...

2009-07-31 01:00:00

LONDON, July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Australia's number one online accommodation provider recently opened Poland and Slovakia as new destinations on its popular website. And the take up by the Australian users has been staggering, especially when you consider that at this stage they have less than 50 hotels in the major cities between them. European General Manager Ines d'Arces had this to say "The majority of our users fly in to the UK from Australia and then use our site for...

2008-10-06 06:00:29

Text of report in English by Croatian state news agency HINA DRENOVCI, Oct 6 (Hina) - The removal of mines from 556,000- square-metre mine-suspected areas in the eastern Croatian villages of Drenovci and Tenja near the border with Bosnia-Hercegovina started on Monday. The HRK 2.65 million project is being carried out by the "Tehnoelektro" company on the banks of the Sava River, the mine removal coordinator in Vukovar County, Zlatko Pavlovic told Hina. The project is being financed from...

2008-09-11 09:00:40

Text of report by Macedonian newspaper Nova Makedonija on 10 September [Report by Aleksandar S. Dimkovski: "Macedonia Has Five More Days To Catch Last Train for Belene"] Macedonia has five more days to decide how it will deal with the energy crisis that is threatening the region. Experts believe that one of the more favourable options would be to strike a deal with Bulgaria on power supply through subventions from the new nuclear plant that is being constructed in Belene. The documents...

2008-09-03 12:00:28

Text of report by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Minsk, 3 September: Belarus has been considering alternative oil supplies, but at the moment it finds it economically reasonable to buy oil from Russia. "It is still not feasible economically to supply oil other than Russian; Russian supplies are more beneficial," the deputy chairman of the Belnaftakhim [state petrochemicals] concern, Uladzimir Volkaw, said today at a meeting with journalists. Meanwhile, he noted that Belnaftakhim had...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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