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Friday, June 15, 2018
POPE FRANCIS IS NOW A LIFE-TIME MEMBER OF VIENNA’S SK RAPID WIEN FOOTBALL CLUBWhen in Rome, do as the Romans do – that’s what the players of Rapid Wien might have thought when the team visited the Vatican on May 25. After all, they had an audience with Pope Francis, who is originally from Argentina and now living in...
Vienna’s New Mayor Takes Over Vienna’s new mayor, Michael Ludwig, (Social Democrats, SPÖ) has introduced the new city government, dubbing it his “forward-thinking team” and including four new members. According to Ludwig, the city’s administration now represents a “Viennese mélange of years-long experience and new faces.” The freshly nominated city councilors will be responsible for vital departments, namely Health and...
Wedged between the peaks of the Carpathian Mountains and the rivers Tisza and Danube, Hungary is a land of wide plains, spicy paprika and fiery music.Compiled by Anastasia Gromontova & Benjamin Wolf1. TAKE A BATH IN ONE OF BUDAPEST’S FAMED SPAS2,000 years ago, Roman legionnaires enjoyed the region’s hot springs, building more than 14 baths. The Turks revived this...
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Hungary oscillates between notions of past grandeur and a deep longing for calm. True democracy, it seems, has no chance but to fall by the wayside.Thirty seconds and we are live in Echo TV’s freshly refurbished news studio. The room is half-lit with merely the silhouette of the anchorman showing. A timer is ticking, adding suspense to the revelations...
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