Bente Lundstroem

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Spit out the Spitzenkandidaten

The fact that the leaders of the 28 EU nations are not rushing to appoint Jean-Claude Juncker as the next head of the European Commission is being …

Exclusive: Mia Farrow and Eight of Her Children Speak Out on Their Lives, Frank Sinatra, and the Scandals They’ve Endured

See a slide show of Mia’s children and quotes from Orth’s piece.<p>Twenty years after <i>Vanity Fair</i> special correspondent Maureen Orth reported on the sexual-abuse case involving Woody Allen and Mia Farrow’s adopted daughter Dylan, Orth reconnects with Farrow to discuss her human-rights work, her …

Associated Press News

Dance parties aim to boost Hungary birth rate | Hungary

<b>Budapest, Hungary</b> - Peter Vamos is 33-years-old and looking for love. This Hungarian student has hopes of finding a wife and starting a large family.<p>“I have a dream… I want many children,” he said, as his voice trails off, his eyes well up and his hands tremble.<p>He apologises and explains it is an …

Syria's media war | Arts & Culture

"Every picture tells a story" is a lesson the media learned a long time ago. Now, in the age of new media, amateur video footage comes with a string of narratives loaded with political intent.<p>Nowhere has that been more true than in Syria, where forces fighting the regime of President Bashar …

London attack: interview with Ingrid Loyau-Kennett

"I was just on my way home after a trip to France. I was visiting my children in Plumstead and I had taken a 53 bus to get to Parliament Square where …

Boy Scouts vote on gay members: What's at stake

After years of emotional debate, the Boy Scouts of America are considering a proposal at their annual meeting to allow gay youths to participate openly in the popular organization for the first time.<p>The exclusion of gay Scouts has been the subject of much wrangling and soul searching in the …

Everest climbers wait more than two hours in queue for summit

Climbers returning from Everest have described scenes of chaos on the roof of the world as 100 people tried to reach the summit of the world's …

The Belgian Teen Who Went to Fight in Syria: The Brian De Mulder Story

Brian De Mulder, then 19, at Ingrid De Mulder's home in Luxembourg, the southern-most province in Belgium. He spent four days there during Ramadan …

The politics of entertainment at Eurovision | DW | 15.05.2013

The rules at the Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) are clear. Organizers tell the participants: lyrics, statements and gestures of a political nature are …

Emotions run high at neo-Nazi trial | DW | 07.05.2013

It is the biggest trial on far-right extremism in Germany since World War II, centering on Beate Zschäpe and the National Socialist Underground (NSU) …

Pakistan election violence forces candidates behind high walls | Reuters

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - Mian Hussain is fighting for his political life from a deserted party headquarters, where two telephones sit silently beside him and the footsteps of a tea boy echo down the corridor.<p>Mian Hussain of the Awami National Party (ANP) and candidate for the upcoming …

Jordan: Straddling Syria sensitivities | US & Canada

With the Syrian conflict in its third year, its implications have increasingly been felt across the region. And nowhere have those repercussions been as tangible as in Jordan - the Hashemite kingdom that straddles Syria's southern border.<p>Jordan is faced with a social bomb because of the tensions …

Voices from Spain's unemployed millions

<b>What does the economic crisis in Spain mean for ordinary people?</b><p>Last week it was announced that unemployment had reached a record high - more than six million. The government forecast that the economy would shrink another 1.3% this year - worse than expected.<p>People in Spain tell the BBC how they …

Factory collapse a 'wake-up call' for fashion industry

The deadly collapse of a building in Bangladesh has sparked serious questions about the fashion industry's use of sweatshops and cheap labour.<p>More …

Al-Qusayr: On the road to Damascus | US & Canada

The focus of the battle has shifted to a strategic town on the border with Lebanon - al-Qusayr - which has been under rebel control for more than a year.<p>But in recent days, forces loyal to the Syrian government have made gains in their efforts to take it back. The objective of the Syrian army has …

Willem-Alexander: A tale of two monarchs

The eyes of the world will be on the Netherlands on Tuesday when Willem-Alexander becomes king in a secular ceremony that is an investiture rather than a coronation. How does such a modern monarchy compare with the more traditional system in the UK?<p><i>You can follow the Magazine on</i> Twitter <i>and on</i> …

British men await Dubai court verdict amid accusations of torture

Three British men who were allegedly tortured by police in Dubai after they were accused of drug offences are awaiting verdicts in their trial on …

Libya gunmen surround Tripoli foreign ministry

<b>Men in pick-up trucks bristling with anti-aircraft guns have blocked off Libya's foreign ministry, demanding a jobs ban on Gaddafi-era officials.</b><p>Dozens of armed men stopped workers entering the building and moved traffic away from the area, witnesses said.<p>Libyan officials have been unable to agree …

The most brutal of them all

ANTONIO GUTERRES is a man of experience. A former prime minister of Portugal, he has run the UN’s High Commission for Refugees since 2005, dealing …

Electionista

On Saturday April 27 Iceland heads to the polls. Here is electionista's brief guide to the election.<p>There are 1512 candidates running for a seat in …

'Growing evidence' of chemical weapons use in Syria - UK

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/973000/973338_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524727265_52cc534a949dbb042c9f224648d8af79<p><b>There is "limited but growing" evidence that Syrian government troops have used chemical weapons, UK Prime Minister David Cameron says.</b><p>"It is extremely …

Sky News - First For Breaking News From The UK And Around The World

Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>The prince replaces her father and is said to be "pleased" to be welcoming Ms …

Associated Press News

The media's marathon meltdown

The fast-moving news out of Boston on Wednesday snared some of the most respected reporters and news outlets in the country into offering false or conflicting information about whether a suspect had been arrested — leaving CNN and the Associated Press, among others, scrambling to clean up their …

1913: When Hitler, Trotsky, Tito, Freud and Stalin all lived in the same place

<b>A century ago, one section of Vienna played host to Adolf Hitler, Leon Trotsky, Joseph Tito, Sigmund Freud and Joseph Stalin.</b><p>In January 1913, a man whose passport bore the name Stavros Papadopoulos disembarked from the Krakow train at Vienna's North Terminal station.<p>Of dark complexion, he sported a …

Right target, wrong shots

GERMANS seem beleaguered these days. Not only is their country the dominant actor in the euro crisis, but it is also being attacked for foisting on …

Europe

Thatcher funeral protesters get police go-ahead to turn backs on coffin

Protesters planning to demonstrate along the route of Lady Thatcher's funeral procession have been given the go-ahead by police to turn their backs …

Dennis Rodman Will Return to North Korea on August 1

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Dennis Rodman, the pierced and pugnacious former Chicago Bulls star, says he's excited to hang out …