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  • Tensions between Germany and Greece run deep

    PARIS -- The most important European casualty of the international financial crisis has been the solidarity that until recently existed within the European Union, whose foundation and continuing raison d'etre has been to consolidate nations and peoples...
  • Florida Cruise Guide: Holland America ms Westerdam ship itinerary

    This itinerary was last update Sept. 30, 2009. For more Holland America ms Westerdam cruises click here. 7-Day Western Caribbean 2009 Departure Date: Oct. 18, Nov. 29 Cruise Ports: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, US; Half Moon Cay, Bahamas; Grand Turk, Turks...
  • Immigrant Actor Headed to Hamptons Film Festival Detained

    Immigrant Actor Headed to Hamptons Film Festival Detained
    BUFFALO, NY - An actor on his way to see a film at the Hamptons International Film Festival about his life as an immigrant in America was picked up by federal immigration officials. Customs and Border Protection agents took Praq Rado, a 31-year-old...
  • PASSINGS: Ramiz Alia

    Ramiz Alia Albania's last communist leader Ramiz Alia, 85, who was Albania's last communist president and is credited with opening to democracy one of the world's most isolationist political systems, died Friday of lung complications, an Albanian...
  • ARAB WORLD: Protests in Algeria and Yemen draw inspiration from Tunisia uprising

     
    Activists in Yemen, Jordan, Algeria and even Albania took to the streets this weekend demanding democratic reforms in their countries. Some expressed explicit support for the Tunisian people, calling for similar uprisings in their own countries. Others...
  • Book review: 'My New American Life' by Francine Prose

    Book review: 'My New American Life' by Francine Prose
    My New American Life A Novel Francine Prose Harper: 306 pp., $25.99 Early in her writing life, Francine Prose developed an unmistakable voice: sharp, ironic, intelligent, uncompromising. Using this voice the way a miner uses a headlamp, she has...
  • Unity Fest organizers living in Albania?

    Unity Fest is one of Glendale's enduring activities. The community shows up once a year, in force, to celebrate a concept that is important and resonating. Yet I found it rather telling that on the day of the unveiling of the Martin Luther King Jr....
  • Hop aboard for Albania coast

    Hop aboard for Albania coast
    Somewhere on Earth there must be a cheaper, easier, more exotic cruise, packed with even more beautiful sights and filled with more history, providing even tastier food, but for now, I'm happy to settle on this one: Ionian Cruises' daily excursion from...
  • Countries where dollars go the distance

    Longing for an out-of-country excursion but feeling a little poor because you have only dollars in your pocket? Relax. Even with the fast-eroding value of the dollar against other currencies, you still can find international destinations where your buck...
  • America's taxi capital: Bethel, Alaska

    America's taxi capital: Bethel, Alaska
    Atiny, round-faced woman stands in a field of ice, a solitary figure in the tundra, waiting for a ride. From one hand dangles several plastic grocery bags. With her free hand, she flicks a finger as if inscribing a single scratch in the air, an almost...
  • Dissident or not, Ismail Kadare is one of the greats

    Ismail Kadare is, in many ways, among the most problematic of major writers in contemporary Western letters. But that shouldn't prevent readers from savoring "The Siege" for what it is, a significant work by an important, fascinating author. Though he...