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5 Newsworthy Privacy Stories Today

Mark Weinstein | Posted 03.10.2015 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

In addition to my regular HuffPost musings, this marks the first of a series of weekly columns designed to quickly and dare I say entertainingly help us all be aware of a few most important privacy-related stories, good and/or bad.

International Travel: It's the 200th Anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo -- Time For You To Pay a Visit

Edward Schneider | Posted 03.07.2015 | Travel
Edward Schneider

Many Americans travel to historic battlefields, most typically sites in which we have a direct emotional stake: places where U.S. soldiers fought at home or abroad and where a piece of our history was made.

This Is The 'Degenerate' Art Once Banned By Hitler

HuffPost Italy | Silvia De Santis | Posted 02.24.2015 | Arts

Chagall, Picasso, Ensor, Kokoshka… During Hitler's era, Jews were not the Nazis' only victims. Artworks suffered as well, especially the art that Hi...

If It's February, This Must Be Brussels

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 02.21.2015 | Travel
Magda Abu-Fadil

Yes, it's a twist on the 1969 film starring Suzanne Pleshette and Charlie Cartwright "If it's Tuesday, this must be Belgium," about a group of American tourists zipping through Europe on a bus tour with barely time to see anything.

Jews Are Not at War With Islam. But Jihadi Terrorists Have Declared War on Jews Worldwide

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 02.16.2015 | Religion
Ian Reifowitz

We have to ask ourselves what it means that Jews worldwide have become targets in this way. We also have to ask ourselves what we are going to do about it as a society. As for me, I'm furious. I'm also scared for myself and my family. Lest we forget, the goal of terrorists is to strike terror in its target audience.

International Travel: Great Opera, Great Calf's Brains and a Fine Place to Stay in Brussels

Edward Schneider | Posted 02.13.2015 | Travel
Edward Schneider

The quality of all ingredients was striking; the room deserved to be fuller, even on a dark, freezing February night.

Psychopathic Politics in Congo

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 01.28.2015 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

Has President Joseph Kabila finally revealed his true colors to the world? At least 36 people, including a police officer, were killed in demonstrations against proposed changes to the constitution. The changes would require a national census before the 2016 presidential elections.

A New Year, the Same Path

Aurelia Condrat | Posted 03.22.2015 | Politics
Aurelia Condrat

2015 extends the crises of the Middle East. They impact the entire world, starting with the riots from 2009, continuing with the disastrous policies...

Belgian Terrorism Suspect To Appear Before Greek Prosecutor

AP | Posted 01.19.2015 | World

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — An Algerian man wanted in Belgium on terrorism-related charges is due to appear before a Greek prosecutor. It's expected that...

Paris Attacks and the Kalashnikovs From the Balkans -- The Ignored Enemy From Within

Natasha Srdoc | Posted 03.19.2015 | World
Natasha Srdoc

Designing a long-term strategy and implementing effective policies to successfully deal with radical Islam on Western soil can no longer be delayed. In the immediate future, strong rule of law nations must deal with enemies within our midst which are facilitating:

Belgian Troops Guard Key Sites In Wake Of Anti-Terror Sweep

AP | Posted 03.19.2015 | World

BRUSSELS (AP) -- Soldiers fanned out to guard possible terror targets across Belgium Saturday, including some buildings within the Jewish quarter of t...

Belgium Detains 13 Suspects During Sweeping Anti-Terror Raids

Reuters | Posted 03.18.2015 | World

By Philip Blenkinsop and Robert-Jan Bartunek BRUSSELS/VERVIERS, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Belgian police were questioning 13 suspects on Fr...

Casualties Reported In Belgian Anti-Terror Raid

AP | RAF CASERT and ANGELA CHARLTON | Posted 03.17.2015 | World

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium ordered its army into the streets and anti-terror raids across Western Europe netted dozens of suspects Friday as authoritie...

Man Held In Belgium Over Possible Weapons Sale To Paris Attacker

Reuters | Posted 03.17.2015 | World

BRUSSELS, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Belgian authorities have detained a man for arms dealing and are investigating whether he supplied one of the Islamist ...

Belgian Catholic Bishop Calls For Recognition Of Same-Sex Relationships

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 01.02.2015 | Religion

A Belgian bishop is bravely standing up for love. Bishop Johan Bonny of Antwerp, Belgium has called on the Catholic Church to recognize the caring ...

The Things You Should Be Doing In Brussels, Belgium (And They're Free)

AP | By RAF CASERT | Posted 02.10.2015 | Travel

BRUSSELS (AP) — The city of Brussels, which the famous Belgian cartoon character Tintin roamed as an intrepid reporter, has plenty on offer for any ...

The 4 Steps To Becoming A Belgian Beer Expert

Thrillist | Posted 01.17.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

I went to Belgium for a crash-course in beer with an expert.

How To See More On Your Next Vacation

Viator | Posted 01.03.2015 | Travel
Viator

With some cities, you not only have the option of visiting another region, you can also stamp your passport by going to a whole different country for a few days.

World Bank President Goes Pinocchio

Nezir Sinani | Posted 11.19.2014 | Green
Nezir Sinani

European Civil Society Organizations staged a protest in front of the World Bank Group office in Brussels on Thursday to protest the weakening of environmental and social safeguards by the institution.

Is Visa Waiver Program a Pipeline for Terrorism?

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 11.02.2014 | Politics
Georgianne Nienaber

There is no doubt that the Visa Waiver Program merits a national discussion free from partisan politics. Terrorists have already used the VWP to gain access to soft targets. Whether additional security measures would have prevented their entry is the $64 million question.

The Expat Adventure: Entrepreneurs' Lessons Learned From Year One In the U.S.

PJ Bouten | Posted 07.25.2014 | Small Business
PJ Bouten

For entrepreneurs preparing to venture into the U.S., here are valuable and unexpected lessons we learned in year one.

Here's Why Chrissy Teigen Calls Herself A 'Beer B*tch'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Kane | Posted 07.23.2014 | Taste

Stella!!!

Iraq, Syria, and Today's Other Killfests: The Great War as the Tragic Gift that Keeps on Giving

Doug Bandow | Posted 09.07.2014 | World
Doug Bandow

The morning of June 28, 1914 dawned bright for most Europeans. By sunset a geopolitical cataclysm loomed. World War I demonstrated the importance of saying no. Any of the great powers could have stopped the march toward war. America could have refused to join the parade after it started. The world would have been a better place had one or all done so. Today, Washington is filled with routine proposals for new interventions: bombing campaigns, foreign invasions, and military occupations. Most seem unlikely to trigger a new world war. But a century ago no one expected an assassination in a distant Balkan province to do so either. That is reason enough for Americans to make war truly a last resort.

8 On-the-Go Food and Travel Tips

Margaret Marshall | Posted 09.06.2014 | Travel
Margaret Marshall

Your vacation will remain more pleasurable when you enjoy your food without being stuffed. You'll sleep better, feel terrific, and be energetic and lively throughout the entire trip.

Fire Klinsmann. Hire Donovan.

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 09.04.2014 | Sports
James Marshall Crotty

Let's step back and do a reality check for a moment, shall we? We like to think we are good at that here in America. So, here's the mea culpa about the U.S. performance at the FIFA 2014 World Cup.