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Shattering upheavals have left Central and Eastern Europe longing for calm, but a disruptive new generation is looking towards innovation There has been no shortage of out-of-the-box ideas: A flying car and an energy-self-sufficient mobile home were entries at Vienna’s Pioneers Festival from their neighbors to the east. Recently, a scheme to build the first […]
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As fear of terrorists and calls for heightened security sweep the European continent, experts argue for keeping the door open to secure pensions and invigorate Europe’s future workforce. November’s terrorist attacks in Paris are likely to compound Europe’s deep divisions over how to respond to its refugee and migrant crisis, particularly given reports that one […]
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The Old World has no claim to great European art. A magnificent gallery showcases Vienna’s treasures in the Big Apple Europeans like to believe that they have the culture and the taste and Americans have the money. It’s a comforting if arrogant illusion, quickly evaporating for a visitor to the Neue Galerie on New York’s […]
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How the refugees bring the danger of new walls between East and West The wave of refugees flooding in across the borders has caught the European Union off guard. While older EU members have attempted to help migrants and to create a common EU response, the new post-communist members have panicked. In Eastern Europe, populations […]
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