| Dec 12, 2013
Ukraine's civil conflict strikes many Americans as a distant and unimportant dispute, one hardly connected to their daily lives. Such a lack of interest in international affairs is understandable, perhaps, because of the focus on economic recovery since...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 2:56 PM
Some mysterious underwater circles spotted in the Baltic Sea have been explained, and poison is to blame. But let's back up and start from the beginning.
In 2008, a tourist to the island of Mon in Denmark noticed strange patterns in the shallow waters...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Germany remains a hot location for international co-production thanks to generous film subsidies and top-notch studio facilities that offer one-stop shop solutions for foreign projects.
Indeed, this year marks the first time ever that Studio Babelsberg...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 12:19 PM
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.
| Dec 31, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Latvia became the 18th country to make the European Union's euro its currency when fireworks exploded over Riga and church bells tolled in the new year.
Latvia has posted the 28-nation EU's most impressive economic growth rates for the last two years,...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 4:46 PM
Kalman Aron was 21 when he was freed after being held in several Nazi camps for four years, still determined to live his life after losing most of his family during the Holocaust.
On Thursday, Susan Beilby Magee, a family friend of Aron’s told...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 2:30 AM
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Want to hear a history professor bring ancient Greece to life or learn how to make a mean shrimp scampi? Look for cruises with great enrichment programs. The Crystal Cruises Creative Learning Institute lets you use your...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 6:30 AM
LONDON -- Starz Worldwide Distribution has inked a multi-year, multi-platform content licensing and distribution pact with Russia's Amedia, which is backed by U.S. investor Len Blavatnik.
The Russian pay TV and SVOD operator, which was founded in 2002 by...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Latvian Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis abruptly resigned Wednesday, saying he was taking “political responsibility” for a supermarket collapse that killed more than 50 people last week and caused outrage in the small Baltic nation....
| Oct 28, 2013
| 5:54 AM
Last week was full of fish heads and potential meltdown moments from Marie. Then, Phil was all, “Keep racing, yo.” So we waited all week for closure. Somebody write something poetic about all the waiting we did, please.
One cliffhanger was...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Entrusted with delivering both an eight-hour TV miniseries and a feature film in "1864," the most expensive Danish production ever, one can forgive director Ole Bornedal for wishing at the time that he were on an island in the Baltic Sea.
The scale of...