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The European Union is celebrating its 50th anniversary this week and the squabbling over the signature Berlin Declaration, basically a birthday card to itself, seemed to indicate that those critics who described the EU in mid-life crisis might have a point.
PARIS - Six European leaders jointly proposed Thursday that works contained in European libraries be made accessible online, in what they called a "European digital library."
BRUSSELS, Belgium - You can use your cell phone in the skies over Europe later this year under new rules that will allow air travelers to stay in touch - and raise the cringe-inducing prospect of sitting next to a chatterbox at 30,000 feet.
TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Wednesday rejected a possible European offer for incentives, including a light-water nuclear reactor, in return for allaying fears about his country's nuclear program by giving up uranium enrichment.
June 25, 2004
PARIS - European leaders moved forward Thursday with plans for an international force in Lebanon, with an EU official saying it wants to see peacekeepers in place within a week and France preparing an announcement on troop commitments.
NEW YORK - British comedian Eddie Izzard, whose acting career is taking off, is eyeing yet another possible career - politician.
March 11, 2005
LONDON - Thousands of people marched through European cities Saturday to demand jobs, economic justice and environmental accountability, kicking off six days of protest and action planned in the run-up to the G20 summit next week in London.
BRUSSELS, Belgium - Some 300,000 Europeans rushed to register their new ".eu" domain names in the first hour of being able to sign up for the new Internet addresses, officials said Friday.
LONDON - When the U.S. government asked years ago that countries take in detainees freed from the Guantanamo military prison, only tiny Albania answered the call.
BUDAPEST, Hungary - Eight European leaders voiced deep gratitude to the United States on Thursday and wrote that U.S.-European ties “must not become a casualty’’ of Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein’s attempts to “threaten world security.’’
VIENNA, Austria - President Bush on Wednesday won a robust endorsement from European leaders for his tough approach to nuclear standoffs with Iran and North Korea, despite trans-Atlantic differences on Iraq, Guantanamo Bay and trade.
A flier mailed to East Valley homes by a local union — suggesting that the new chain of planned Tesco stores sells beer to children — has unsettled some residents.
Boeing's labor unions are upset about plans by the aerospace giant to set up a bidding process for the assembly of its next-generation 7E7 airliner.
MOSCOW - The Soviet Union may be in the dustbin of history, but there’s one place the socialist utopia lives on: cyberspace. Sixteen years after the superpower’s collapse, Web sites ending in the Soviet “.su” domain name have been rising — registrations increased 45 percent this year alone.
February 2, 2005
United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. - THE PRESIDENT: Thank you all. Mr. Speaker, Vice President Cheney, members of Congress, members of the Supreme Court and diplomatic corps, distinguished guests, and fellow citizens: Today our nation lost a beloved, graceful, courageous woman who called America to its founding ideals and carried on a noble dream.
TEMPE — America West and US Airways finalized their union Tuesday, combining to form the nation’s fifth-largest domestic carrier.
WASHINGTON — Uncompromising and politically emboldened, President Barack Obama urged a deeply divided Congress Tuesday night to embrace his plans to use government money to create jobs and strengthen the nation's middle class. He declared Republican ideas for reducing the deficit "even worse" than the unpalatable deals Washington had to stomach during his first term.
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BERLIN — Somali pirates released a German freighter after a ransom was paid Monday, nearly four months after the ship was seized in the Indian Ocean, a European Union naval spokesman said.
Several thousand protesters - some chanting "Where is my vote?" - clashed with riot police in Tehran on Sunday as Iran detained local employees of the British Embassy, escalating the regime's standoff with the West and earning it a stinging rebuke from the European Union.
French leftists celebrate the \"no\" vote in Paris Sunday after French voters rejected the proposed European Union constitution, dealing a stunning blow to the 25-nation bloc\'s ambitions.
President George W. Bush, in lambasting Europe for its ban on importing most of this country's genetically modified foods, is on the side of science, common sense, fairness and humanity. He is, in short, on the side of the angels, while the Europeans are on the side of superstition, avarice, shoddy politics and inhumanity.