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  • ISIS attack on Rome can lead to invasion of Europe?
    ISIS attack on Rome could lead to invasion of Europe?
    After beheading 21 Christians in Libya, members of the Islamic State Iraq Syria (ISIS) warned they would attack Italy and fly their flag over the Vatican, according to an article in the Daily Beast. Leaders of the Islamic State have been...
  • Viking Longship in Budapest
    Travel & Adventure Show founder identifies top travel trends for 2015
    Awaiting the 13th annual Travel & Adventure Show, which comes to the Santa Clara Convention Center this weekend, I spoke to the show’s founder, travel expert John Golicz. His company, Connecticut-based Unicomm, has influenced over $2.6...
  • War causes hunger and displacement in the Ukraine
    Ukraine war: shelling and hunger killing civilians
    They were civilians standing in line at the Rinat Akhmetov Humanitarian Centre in Donetsk, Ukraine. This was aid they needed because of the war between the government and pro-Russian separatists.But the savagery of the conflict knows no boundaries...
  • One-man performance of 'Catalpa' mesmerizes audience at Donegal’s An Grianan
    One-man performance of 'Catalpa' mesmerizes audience at Donegal’s An Grianan
    With a hanging white sheet the only stage prop but with immense versatility of expression, body movement and voice, Donal O’Kelly mesmerized his audience at An Grianan theater in Letterkenny Wednesday evening as he enacted ‘Catalpa,...
  • Food needed desperately needed in Ukraine
    Urgent food needs in war-torn Ukraine
    As fighting escalates in the Ukraine, so too is hunger. The war between Ukraine's government and pro-Russian rebels is spiraling the country into a food emergency.The United Nations reports food needs are great in Severodonetsk and other areas...
  • X-Ray Lungs
    Lung cancer rates predicted to surpass breast cancer among European women
    Estimates of cancer mortality statistics for the current year, extrapolated from available data from a few years earlier, have long been available for the United States, and have been recently published for the European Union, based on the World...
  • 'Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Soundtrack' being offered by Club Nintendo Europe
    'Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Soundtrack' being offered by Club Nintendo Europe
    With the recent announcement of Club Nintendo's closure, all we have to redeem our points on are left-over items and some digital downloadable games. The physical items that are still available are the Mario and Luigi and Nintendogs Greeting...
  • Children suffering from the Ukraine conflict
    Ukraine fighting escalates, food needs grow
    Fighting has intensified in the Eastern Ukraine between government forces and pro-Russian rebels. The country is also plunging deeper into a hunger crisis. The results will be devastating, particularly for children.Nearly one million have been...
  • Contrasting atmospheres: a hallmark of downtown Dublin restaurants
    Contrasting atmospheres: a hallmark of downtown Dublin restaurants
    Dublin is awash in fine-dining choices and the cosmopolitan nature of the city is reflected in the ranging ethnicity of hosts and servers, as well as the variety of international dishes. Here are six of the best –Friendly and centralAlex...
  • Refurbishments enhance panache of The Shelbourne in Dublin
    Refurbishments enhance panache of The Shelbourne in Dublin
    Impressively clad doormen, gilded mirrors, shimmering Tiffany glass chandeliers and ornate marble balustrades – initial impressions upon arrival at The Shelbourne in central Dublin indicate it’s somewhat special.Even more so as a...
  • While America still builds tee-pees Europe builds quality
    While America still builds tee-pees Europe builds quality
    Take a look at a home in Germany and compare it with a home in America and you may think that American's are still building tee-pees. Most homes in America are what Europeans call "light built", that is they are built of flimsy...
  • Breaking the cycle of terrorism
    A Lesson from Terrorism: Violence and The Grayness of Life
    THOUGHT OF THE DAY. Each day’s new violence makes people want to retreat into a 1950’s bomb shelter, or buy a home in a gated and guarded community, or hide in a shack in a remote part of the woods.Of course, we need to buy a gun&mdash...
  • Charlie Hebdo
    Jews in France want guns and are not alone
    Top Rabbis in France and the rest of Europe want permission to arm their communities in response to the growing number of violent anti-Semitic attacks against Jews across Europe. No doubt predicated by Charlie Hebdo and concurrent attacks on...
  • Russia pulls trigger on two moves to counter the U.S. and end petrodollar
    Russia pulls trigger on two moves to counter the U.S. and end petrodollar
    Contrary to the mainstream propaganda that has implied that Russia is militarily involved in the ongoing civil war in Ukraine, on Jan. 14 the Eurasian power instead countered the West's aggression by playing two economic and geo-political...
  • InterContinental Dublin offers contemporary style in a leafy suburb
    InterContinental Dublin offers contemporary style in a leafy suburb
    Standing tall in leafy Ballsbridge, a prestigious Dublin suburb, this 197-room, 5-star property announced its re-branding yesterday, becoming first InterContinental hotel in Ireland since 1960. InterContinental Dublin offers a quiet, sophisticated...