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  • Ambition, investor greed fuel rise and fall of Dubai's Arabtec

    ABU DHABI/DUBAI (Reuters) - From a 59-storey tower in Abu Dhabi, the offices of Arabtec look out over the Gulf towards Middle Eastern and Asian nations where the construction firm hopes to expand. It is a symbol of the company's ambitions - and the way in...
  • Kosovo indicts suspected Balkan crime boss Kelmendi

    PRISTINA (Reuters) - A Kosovo court said on Friday it had indicted suspected Balkan crime boss Naser Kelmendi, blacklisted by Washington on suspicion of trafficking drugs, for organised crime, murder and drug smuggling. Kelmendi, 56, is a Kosovo-born...
  • 100 years later, remembering the crucible called World War I

    100 years later, remembering the crucible called World War I
    The shot that changed the world rang out on a sunny summer's morning in Southeastern Europe. No one knew then that the assassin's bullet would spell the death not just of an Austrian aristocrat but the entire global order, with four empires and millions...
  • Karlovy Vary Festival Brings Best of the East to the West

    This year, the top prizes in Cannes sent a clear message to the international cinema community: From Palme d'Or winner "Winter Sleep" (Turkey) to Un Certain Regard favorite "White God" (Hungary) and "The Tribe" (Ukraine), above, the juries' top picks...
  • Iraq should be split up [Letter]

    Iraq should be split up [Letter]
    The situation in Iraq is most analogous to that of Yugoslavia. Both countries were cobbled out of fallen empires after World War I, Iraq from the Ottoman Empire and Yugoslavia from the Austria-Hungarian Empire. Long standing ethnic, cultural and religious...
  • CANNES: Wild Bunch Pre-Sells Abel Ferrara's 'Welcome To New York' Ahead Of Cannes' Screening

    PARS- Wild Bunch is set to host a special screening of Abel Ferrara's highly anticipated "Welcome To New York" starring Gerard Depardieu as a political figure reminiscent of Dominique Strauss-Kahn, outside of the official selection. Paris-based...
  • 'The Craziest OkCupid Date Ever' Set for Movie (EXCLUSIVE)

    New Line is going on "The Craziest OkCupid Date Ever," buying the movie rights to Clare Benson's tale of a three-week date. "Jeff and I traveled to eight countries in 21 days without changing clothes," Benson wrote in her article for Salon.com. "It...
  • Novak Djokovic rallies to beat Rafael Nadal for Italian Open title

    Novak Djokovic rallies to beat Rafael Nadal for Italian Open title
    Novak Djokovic extended his recent dominance over Rafael Nadal by rallying for a 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 victory Sunday to win the Italian Open for the third time — then dedicated the title to his flood-hit native Serbia. Having also been beaten in Monte...
  • Letters: A different kind of Cold War

    Re "Not your father's Cold War," March 18 I agree with Jonah Goldberg that the West and talking heads are mistaken in their reactions to what's happening in Ukraine. For one, it is much more complex than any of us can see. Also, Russian President...
  • Vice Media and Antenna Group Pact to Launch Vice Across Southeast Europe

    Vice media has pacted with Antenna Group, the largest media company in Greece, in a strategic partnership that will expand the youth media brand's footprint across Greece and Southeast Europe by establishing local Vice bureaus that will fuel digital,...
  • Amid scenes of Sochi, celebrating six recipes for borscht

    Amid scenes of Sochi, celebrating six recipes for borscht
    Whether it’s in celebration of the Winter Olympics in Sochi or simply because it seems like a good idea on a cool evening, doesn’t a nice bowl of borscht sound good right now? It’s a good thing there are so many of them. Though the...