Posted on 22/11/2013 by matisak
Posted on 20/07/2013 by matisak
South Africa and the world just honored 95-year-old Nelson Mandela.
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Posted on 13/04/2013 by matisak
Posted on 22/01/2013 by matisak
But the EU also need decisiveness. Zbigniew Brzezinski just recently said that Europe needs today much more evocative forward-looking leadership of the kind it had some decades ago and which today is lacking. We hear this argument about leadership pretty often, but what it means in your opinion? What kind of leadership does Europe need? It is hard to deny that we need some leadership but the situation it pretty different then e.g. 50 years ago, in the time of Élysée Treaty.
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Posted on 28/12/2012 by matisak
Posted on 26/08/2012 by matisak
R.I.P. Neil Armstrong (August 5, 1930 – August 25, 2012), he was the first person to walk on the Moon.
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Posted on 25/07/2012 by matisak
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge led a tribute in the athletes village in London on Monday. But IOC has refused to make it a part of the opening ceremony.
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Posted on 16/07/2012 by matisak
The Simon Wiesenthal Centre confirmed that László Csatáry, accused of complicity in the killings of 15,700 Jews, had been tracked down to the Hungarian capital.
Hungarian prosecutors arrest Csatary, charge him with Nazi-era war crimes.
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Posted on 29/12/2011 by matisak
Euro coins and banknotes entered circulation 10 year ago, on 1 January 2002.
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Posted on 20/12/2011 by matisak
President Barack Obama said Havel’s word echo through the ages. Really?
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