Category: Non-EU Countries

  • The rise of mosques creates tension across Europe

    Posted: 2007/10/11 From: Source ”Culture clashes” over Muslim religious buildings have erupted in Switzerland, Italy, Austria, Germany, and the Netherlands. by Ian Traynor in Wangen, Switzerland (The Guardian) North of Berne in an idyllic Alpine valley cowbells tinkle, a church steeple rises, and windowboxes tumble with geraniums. It has always been like […]

  • DEBKA:Russia lines up with Syria, Iran against America and the West

    Summary of DEBKAfile Exclusives in Week Ending Sept. 18, 2008 Russia lines up with Syria, Iran against America and the West Sept 12.: Moscow announced renovation had begun on the Syrian port of Tartus to provide Russia with its first long-term naval base on the Mediterranean. As the two naval […]

  • Investors to put 7 bln euros in Turkey's Karaman

    A businessmen group, including investors from Germany, Switzerland and Holland, are planning to invest 7 billion euros ($ 9.95 billion) in Turkey’s central province of Karaman, Dogan News Agecy (DHA) reported on Saturday. The businessmen, who visited Karaman, allocated a 7 billion euros total amount of budget to invest in […]

  • Swiss FM offers Turkey regular dialogue on PKK

    The Turkish and Swiss foreign ministers signed on Thursday an annex to a memorandum of understanding in Bern, Switzerland. Friday, 12 September 2008 07:48 Turkey’s Foreign Minister Ali Babacan and his Swiss counterpart Micheline Calmy-Rey put their signatures under an annex to a memorandum of understanding, signed in the Swiss […]

  • Norway’s Nazi offspring claim compensation

    From Times Online March 8, 2007 http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/legal/article1487979.ece David Byers They were conceived because of the desire of invading Nazi troops to create an Aryan master race to rule the world — and now they are demanding compensation because of the stigma and discrimination it has caused them. In a landmark […]