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Western Europe

Region archive · 1212 posts


Latest stories about Western Europe

13 March 2014

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Iran: Deceased Blogger's Mother Erased Out of News Photo

The European Union foreign policy chief caused furore in Iran when she met with human rights activists and a deceased blogger's mother at the Austrian Embassy in Tehran.

12 March 2014

The Land of Fires, Italy's “Gateway to Hell”

For years the land between Naples and Caserta has been used for the illegal dumping of dangerous waste products that are poisoning the environment and causing tumours.

11 March 2014

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5 Traditional Recipes From Across the Francophone World

Hungry for tajine, a meat or fish stew with vegetables or dried fruit from Morocco? Or how about ravitoto, a dish made from cassava leaves, onions and pork from Madagascar?

10 March 2014

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European Union Publishes Comprehensive Survey of Violence Against Women

Nordic countries are among those with the highest survey rates of violence against women: Denmark (52%), Finland (47%) and Sweden (46%).

5 March 2014

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Pascal Simbikangwa, Prime Accused in the Rwandan Genocide, Goes on Trial in France

Pascal Simbikangwa, charged with complicity in the 1994 Rwandan genocide, is finally being brought to trial in a French court, 20years after the massacre of about 800,000 ethnic Tutsis and...

3 March 2014

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Funding Challenges for Scientific Research in France, African Countries

Funding for research is wanting worldwide.What is the impact of the stagnation on the economy and where are the solutions

27 February 2014

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How the Portuguese Influenced Indian Cuisine

During four centuries in India, the Portuguese left their mark on Indian cuisine. We look at just a few of the dishes that have Portuguese flavor.

26 February 2014

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Mushrooms, France's Latest Food Trend

Like wine or seasonal fruit and veg, mushrooms are highly valued both in the mind and on the plate, associated with a better lifestyle and local produce.

24 February 2014

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A Day to Strengthen Portugal's Open Data Community

Technology for Transparency Network

International Open Data Day was celebrated in Porto with inspiring talks, hands-on activities and a face-to-face hangout between open data enthusiasts from different cities.

20 February 2014

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Parlez-vous français? Learning French According to Global Voices Translators

The Bridge

Struggling with learning French? Don't despair! You are not alone, say Global Voices French translators.

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