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  • 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....
  • European lawmakers challenge France to end 'traveling circus'

    In a bid to save money, time and the environment, the European Parliament voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to abandon its redundant meeting site in the French city of Strasbourg and gather instead at bloc headquarters in Brussels. But as convincing as the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Siena conference further evidence of stalemated euro zone

    SIENA, ITALY -- The European Union is at risk of being destroyed by the euro. The credit crisis founded upon the swindle by Wall Street that was retailed to Europe's banks has created divisions in Europe which are undermining what was supposed to be...
  • Swiss curb executive greed, will anyone follow?

    PARIS -- Switzerland just had a referendum in which it voted to give company and bank shareholders veto rights over the salaries, bonuses and overall compensation packages of senior executives and board directors. Bonuses will be prohibited for...
  • More union in the EU doubtful

    PARIS -- Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel has consistently said that the answer to Europe's problems is more political integration, and this is a view held elsewhere among those trying to find a way out of the conundrum that the economic crisis has...
  • Snowden leaks reveal American Trojan Horse in Europe

    PARIS -- I am surprised that in the Edward Snowden affair no one I've yet seen has quoted the American statesman Henry L. Stimson. He was twice (1911-'13 and 1940-'45) U.S. secretary of war (we had such a cabinet officer in an America less abandoned to...
  • 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 officials unveil plan to deal with failing banks

    European officials unveil plan to deal with failing banks
    WASHINGTON -- European officials on Wednesday unveiled a plan to deal with banks on the brink of failure, proposing broad centralized powers to rescue or shut down financial institutions in order to limit the impact on individual nations and reduce...