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  • Malala Yousafzai wins EU human rights prize

    Malala Yousafzai wins EU human rights prize
    LONDON -- In a possible preview of Friday’s Nobel Peace Prize announcement, the European Union awarded its top human rights prize Thursday to Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager who was shot by the Taliban for championing education for girls....
  • European Parliament Approves Creative Europe Program

    LONDON -- The European Parliament has approved the European Commission's new Creative Europe program, which will replace the MEDIA and Culture programs, and has a budget that is 9% higher than the current level -- an increase of €1.46 billion ($1.98...
  • Amid NSA spying, European lawmakers vote to tighten data protection

    European lawmakers on Monday voted overwhelmingly to approve new data protections aimed at shielding citizens' private communications from the probing eyes of intelligence operatives and commercial snoopers. The first major upgrade in the continent's...
  • Brussels: The would-be capital of Europe

    Last October, the Nobel Peace Prize was given to 500 million people who have, for the last 65 years, made a conscious decision to live together in peace and harmony: the European Union (EU). In the words of the Nobel Committee, "The EU has helped to...
  • Europa Cinemas Awards Spain's Golem Best Exhib Entrepreneur

    Spanish arthouse distributor-exhibitor Golem Cinemas has won the Best Entrepreneur of the year nod awarded during their annual confab by the EU-backed Europa Cinemas network of exhibitors which support European pics. The Europa Cinemas confab, held Nov....
  • Syrian opposition lawyer, three colleagues are kidnapped

    BEIRUT -- A prominent Syrian opposition activist lawyer, Razan Zeitouneh, and three of her colleagues have been kidnapped in a mostly rebel-controlled suburb of Damascus, according to fellow activists and media accounts Tuesday. Also Tuesday,...
  • 'The Broken Circle Breakdown' Wins The European Parliament's Lux Award

    PARIS- Felix van Groeningen's romance drama "The Broken Circle Breakdown" ("Alabama Monroe"), which reps Belgium in the Oscar's foreign-language race, has snatched up the Lux Award, a nod handed out by the European Parliament. The Lux award, voted on...
  • 'The Congress' helmer Ari Folman Set To Explore Anne Frank's Diary

    PARIS- On the heels of winning the European Film Award for best animated film with "The Congress," Israeli helmer Ari Folman has unveiled his next project: A family-skewed toon based on Anne Frank's diary. Bringing the Anne Frank diary to all screens...
  • Putin speaks on Ukraine; protesters rebuild barricades

    KIEV, Ukraine -- As thousands of pro-European-integration protesters were rebuilding barricades in Kiev's Independence Square which were destroyed the previous day by police, Russian President Vladimir Putin maintained a focus Thursday on Ukraine....
  • 6 of 14 new states on U.N. Human Rights Council called abusers

    6 of 14 new states on U.N. Human Rights Council called abusers
    Member states of the United Nations on Tuesday elected 14 new countries to serve on the Human Rights Council, drawing fire from rights advocates critical of six of the incoming delegates for their dubious national track records in respecting personal...
  • 'Rust And Bone' Scribe Boards Michael R. Roskam's 'The Faithful' (Exclusive)

    French scribe Thomas Bidegain, a close collaborator of Gaul's famed auteur Jacques Audiard, is set to co-pen "The Faithful" with helmer Michael R. Roskam ("Bullhead"). With screenwriting credits like Golden Globes-nominated romance drama "Rust And Bone"...