Europe

  • Standing Ovations: EU Without Merkel as Paris Without Eiffel Tower
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    2021-10-23 00:47:46 UTC

    BRUSSELS — Angela Merkel is still Germany’s chancellor, and might be still when European Union leaders meet again, yet they gave her a big farewell party at Friday’s EU summit. Even Barack Obama made a cameo video appearance. Before the leaders of the 27 European Union countries got down to business, they watched a two-minute video ...
  • Noma in Copenhagen has been named the best restaurant in the world for 2021
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    2021-10-23 23:51:28 UTC

    For the fifth time, Noma in Copenhagen has been named the best restaurant in the world for 2021 Danish restaurants performed well this year in the World's 50 Best Restaurants, as Geranium (also in Copenhagen) finished in second. René Redzepi's Noma previously topped the ranking in 2014, 2012, 2011 and 2010. This year's win ties i...
  • Man Armed With Bow, Arrows Kills 5 Shoppers in Norway
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    2021-10-14 06:46:00 UTC

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A man armed with a bow fired arrows at shoppers in a small Norwegian town Wednesday, killing five people before he was arrested, authorities said. The police chief in the community of Kongsberg, near the capital of Oslo, said there was “a confrontation” between officers and the assailant, but he did not el...
  • Social Democrats, Greens Win German Federal Election
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    2021-09-27 16:37:08 UTC

    BERLIN — The German Social Democrats SPD are ahead of the Angela Merkel’s conservative CDU/CSU bloc by almost 2%, according preliminary election results. In such a tight race, the possibilities for a coalition are still unclear. The election will determine who succeeds the long-time leader after 16 years in power, exit polls showed....
  • The End of the Angela Merkel Era - German Election 2021
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    2021-09-26 17:11:16 UTC

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is one of the world's most powerful leader. She was called "the leader of the free world" as authoritarian populists were on the march in Europe and the United States. But, after deciding to give up office, she will soon leave her leading position in Germany and in the world. <a href="https://www.glob...
  • Five Players Scored as Denmark Beat Israel 5-0
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    2021-09-16 22:33:25 UTC

    <p><a href="https://www.global-gathering.com/opinions/19494"></a></p><h2><a href="https://www.global-gathering.com/opinions/19494">FIFA WORLD MEN&#39;S RANKING Denmark, England, Portugal - UP!</a></h2><p><br></p><hr><p>COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) &mdash; Five players scored as Denmark beat Israel 5-0 on Tuesday to put the Danes on the ve...
  • Barbaric Slaughter: 1,500 Dolphins Tortured to Death by Faroe Islands People
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    2021-09-14 23:31:39 UTC

    Tradition or torture? Over the weekend, 1428 dolphins were slaughtered in the Faroe Islands. The deaths came as part of the latest ‘grindadráp’ hunt — a Faroese tradition of dolphin drive hunting in which dolphins are herded towards land by motorboats, before then being killed by whalers on the shore. Marine conservationists Sea ...
  • The Incredible Discovery of 400-Year-Old Greenland Shark
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    2021-09-14 03:43:27 UTC

    The Greenland shark, an iconic species of the Arctic Seas, grows slowly and reaches 5m in length, suggesting a life span well beyond those of other vertebrates. Researchers used radiocarbon dating to determine the ages of 28 of the animals, and estimated that one female was about 400 years old.<hr><p style="margin-left: 20px;">- <a hre...
  • Denmark Lifts All Covid Restrictions After 80% of Population Gets Vaccinated
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    2021-09-11 05:50:22 UTC

    COPENHAGEN — Denmark’s high vaccination rate has enabled the Scandinavian country to become one of the first European Union nations to lift all domestic restrictions. The return to normality has been gradual, but as of Friday, the digital pass — a proof of having been vaccinated — is no longer required when entering nightclubs, the ...
  • People Rally Against Racism, Right-Wing Extremists in Berlin
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    2021-09-05 07:39:49 UTC

    BERLIN — A Rally by the name of “UNTEILBAR” staged a protest in Berlin on Saturday afternoon. “UNTEILBAR” roughly translates to the English “INSEPARABLE.” Many issues are being protested against, people were mainly trying to demonstrate the solidarity and alliances between different German Organizations. Racism, progressive Climate ...
  • German Federal Election 2021: In The Shadow of Angela Merkel
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    2021-09-27 05:12:45 UTC

    <h2><a href="https://www.global-gathering.com/opinions/20719">GERMAN FEDERAL ELECTION 2021&nbsp;</a></h2><h2><a href="https://www.global-gathering.com/opinions/20719">Results:</a></h2><h3><a href="https://www.global-gathering.com/opinions/20719">Distribution of votes</a></h3><h3><a href="https://www.global-gathering.com/opinions/20719"...
  • EU Tightens Travel Restrictions on US, Dropped From Safe List
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    2021-08-30 17:12:26 UTC

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union recommended Monday that its 27 nations reinstate restrictions on tourists from the U.S. because of rising coronavirus infections there. The decision by the European Council to remove the U.S. from a safe list of countries for nonessential travel reverses advice that it gave in June, when the bloc r...
  • What to wear and How To Dress According To Your Body Type - Style Guides
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    2021-09-29 23:27:46 UTC

    Chances are you may have a couple of pieces of clothing, or possibly more, in your closet that you never wear. They may still even have the tags attached. You were excited when you saw them online or purchased them in the store but once you got them home, you weren't so in love with them anymore. </p><p><br></p><blockquote><a href="...
  • Cristiano Ronaldo Returns to Manchester United, Will “Set Premier League on Fire”
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    2021-08-27 18:53:17 UTC

    The 36-year-old Juventus striker is set to return to his former club 12 years after leaving for Real Madrid. Former United winger Cristiano Ronaldo had spoken to Pep Guardiola about his role at Man City, and it is understood the Portugal captain would have been paid over £250,000 a week at the Etihad. Manchester United have confirme...
  • German Soccer Great Gerd Müller Dies at 75
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    2021-08-16 07:42:45 UTC

    BERLIN, Aug 15 (Reuters) - Former West Germany striker Gerd Mueller, one of the game's greatest goalscorers who was nicknamed "Bomber der Nation", has died at the age of 75, his former club Bayern Munich said on Sunday. Mueller netted 68 goals in 62 internationals, including the winner in the 1974 World Cup final, and is third in th...
  • Lionel Messi in Tears as He Bids Farewell to FC Barcelona
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    2021-08-10 00:01:21 UTC

    BARCELONA - Lionel Messi wept on Sunday as he bade farewell to his boyhood team FC Barcelona and confirmed he was talking with French club Paris St Germain over a possible move. The 34-year-old Argentine's emotional news conference followed Barca's announcement last week that it could no longer afford him after a glittering two deca...
  • Belarus Runner Alleges Olympic Team Tried to Send Her Home
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    2021-08-02 03:26:19 UTC

    TOKYO (AP) — A Belarus track sprinter alleged her Olympic team tried to remove her from Japan in a dispute that led to a standoff Sunday evening at Tokyo’s main airport. An activist group supporting Krystsina Tsimanouskaya said she believed her life was in danger in Belarus and would seek asylum with the Austrian Embassy in Tokyo. ...
  • Get Answers to Common Questions About Group Health Insurance
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    2021-07-31 19:06:05 UTC

    Health insurance plays a pivotal role in protecting individuals and families against costs that are often incurred as a result of injury or sickness. However, most people in the US with health coverage obtain it from their employer or spouse’s employer. Group insurance makes a lot of sense for businesses and employees together with the...
  • US-German Relationship Is Entering New Territory
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    2021-07-16 03:53:28 UTC

    <p>WASHINGTON (AP) &mdash; Welcoming Angela Merkel to the White House for a final time, President Joe Biden renewed his concerns to the German chancellor Thursday about a major, nearly complete Russia-to-Germany gas pipeline but said they agreed Russia must not be allowed to use energy as a weapon.</p><p>The two discussed &mdash; thoug...
  • Travellers Vaccinated With Indian Vaccine May Be Unable to Enter EU Countries
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    2021-07-13 22:34:34 UTC

    <p>LONDON (AP) &mdash; After Dr. Ifeanyi Nsofor and his wife received two doses of AstraZeneca&rsquo;s coronavirus vaccine in Nigeria, they assumed they would be free to travel this summer to a European destination of their choice. They were wrong.&nbsp;</p><p>The couple &mdash; and millions of other people vaccinated through a U.N.-ba...
  • France’s Far Right Performed Worse Than Predicted in Regional Elections
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    2021-06-21 05:53:38 UTC

    PARIS, June 20 (Reuters) - France’s far right performed worse than predicted in Sunday’s regional elections, exit polls showed, leaving victory in the southern battleground of Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur and a platform for the 2022 presidential election in the balance. Marine Le Pen's Rassemblement National expressed frustration at a...
  • Biden, Putin Plunge Into Hours of Face-to-Face Talks
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    2021-06-16 18:04:53 UTC

    GENEVA (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says he and U.S. President Joe Biden agreed in a “constructive” summit Wednesday to return their nations’ ambassadors to their posts and begin negotiations to replace the last remaining treaty between the two countries limiting nuclear weapons. Putin said there was “no hostility” during...
  • Cosmic Show:Total Lunar Eclipse Coincides with a Supermoon
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    2021-05-25 03:33:57 UTC

    <p>CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) &mdash; The first total lunar eclipse in more than two years coincides with a supermoon this week for quite a cosmic show.</p><p>This super &ldquo;blood&rdquo; moon will be visible Wednesday across the Pacific &mdash; offering the best viewing &mdash; as well as the western half of North America, bottom of ...
  • Belarus Hijacks Ryanair Flight to Kidnap Blogger
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    2021-05-24 20:13:50 UTC

    VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — A prominent opponent of Belarus’ authoritarian president was arrested Sunday after the airliner in which he was traveling was diverted to the country after a bomb threat, in what the opposition and Western officials denounced as a hijacking operation by the government. Raman Pratasevich, who faces charges t...
  • US President Joe Biden Calls Ottoman Empire Massacre of Armenians a Genocide
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    2021-04-24 18:33:40 UTC

    The systematic killing and deportation of hundreds of thousands of Armenians by Ottoman Empire forces in the early 20th century was “genocide,” the United States formally declared on Saturday, as President Joe Biden used that precise word after the White House had avoided it for decades for fear of alienating ally Turkey. Turkey rea...