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It took the Red Army -- excuse me, the Russian army -- only two days to secure Abkhazia and South Ossetia. Now Russia is pressing its attacks into the heart of Georgia, threatening to cut the major east-west highway and vital oil pipeline. Moscow's...
Tags: Crimes, Armed Forces, Estonia, Politics, Democracy
Which Scandinavian country does not have a coastline on the Baltic Sea? Answer: Norway
About Northern Europe The following countries are located in the geographical area called Northern Europe: Denmark, Estonia, Faeroe Islands, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden and the United Kingdom. Many of these countries...
Sun StaffU.S. health officials say it was probably Kathy Nguyen's delay in seeking treatment - and not any new, more antibiotic-resistant strain of anthrax - that prevented doctors from saving the New York hospital worker's life. Nguyen, 61, was already gravely...
Sun StaffFirst of five articles AASEN, Netherlands -- Leopold Hendrick admits a visitor through the locked doors of the world's first bureaucracy dedicated to tracking and taxing animal waste, a kind of manure IRS. The government administrator apologizes for...
Travel EditorThe carcass of the city was laid out under a leaden sky. Houses and apartment towers fused into a brittle, deteriorating mass, a petrified settlement. A few moppish trees were all that subverted the grid of peeling surfaces and darkened windows. Some...
Times Staff WriterThe Cold War may be over, but U.S. and Russian soldiers are expanding outposts in this mountainous former Soviet republic about 3,200 miles east of NATO headquarters in Brussels and nearly 2,000 miles from Moscow. The U.S. opened its base three years ago...
Special To The TimesOn a recent trip to this country of warm welcomes, I had barely unpacked in Copenhagen when a young Danish friend, Frank Engelbrecht-Jensen, called to greet me in one breath and ask me in the next whether I would like to join him on a three-day, head-...
Street vendors' cries, colored banners flying, footsteps hurrying across cobblestones, a Babel of foreign tongues, merchants hanging woolens under the town wall. These were the sights and sounds of Tallinn 700 years ago--and they still are. Since Estonia...
Times Staff WriterBig BEN keeps telling time, the Eiffel Tower sparkles with colored lights every night, and Europe is still the most popular destination for Americans going abroad, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. One important factor, however, has changed:...
Sun StaffHELSINKI, Finland -- Along the seacoast here, vacationing families keep their dogs away from the water some summers. If the animals drink it, they could die. Along the sugar-sand beaches of Florida's Panhandle, the bodies of 115 dead dolphins wash up....
Tags: Health, Diseases and Illnesses, Illnesses, Seizures, Wildlife
Sun StaffThird of five articles PUCK BAY, Poland -- Between untangling gill nets and wrestling wooden boxes of flounder and turbot onto the dock, Derc Brunon tells his story -- more and more the story of fishermen all around Europe and the world. His is the...
Tags: Building Material, Rivers, Natural Resources, Seafood, Maryland
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