Another country is seeking to define its own national identity: Ukraine. Like Poland, Kiev has not had the brightest record when it comes to the local Jewish population. Though anti-Semitism has been over-hyped and exaggerated in the country, Ukraine has much to answer for.
An unbelievable list of accomplishments to be sure; and Jodie did it all in heels! I was fortunate to have a nice chat with this extraordinarily busy beauty about how she got her start, her music career, and what she plans on conquering next.
Paris' arrondissements coil around with the 1st at its heart, and the 19th and 20th at its outer limits. Each arrondissement comes with plenty to do for families. Here are some suggestions of what to see and discover in Paris with kids:
This is how a journalist who writes about human traffickers suddenly became a human trafficker himself.
Many orchids are now endangered or going extinct, as we destroy their special habitats. As it is, our exploding populations are changing the climate and irreversibly extinguishing much of the beautiful tapestry of life on Earth, and our mega life support systems, our ecosystems.
As the year draws to an end, Europe's commitment to its humanitarian values is haunted by an unprecedented number of refugees drowning in the Mediterranean Sea.
If you are one of those who still hasn't found the right present for all your loved ones, surprise them. This holiday season bestow them with a gift made in Slovenia.
Oil prices have plunged recently, affecting everyone: producers, exporters, governments, and consumers. Overall, we see this as a shot in the arm for the global economy. There is, however, much more to this complex and evolving story.
Real convergence does not happen only between East and West, but first and foremost inside each country. And it resides in the social contract between the state and its citizens. But Ukrainians must also have no illusion that this is a project lasting at least a generation. For a generation, from independence to the EU presidency, is exactly the time it took Latvia.
Let me concentrate on where to stay in this wealthy Lombardian city, which now has a passel of the finest deluxe properties in Italy.
Poland was both the most likely and the most unlikely place to expect the rebirth of the Left.
If you check the label and see the origin and the name Champagne on the bottle, you can be assured you are drinking the real thing.
The fashion conscious will appreciate the sleek modern bathrooms with their Versace tiling and Hermès bathing products.
In today's topsy-turvy environment, all bets are off. Rather than focus on critical upcoming legislative elections and a major conference to help attract investments to Egypt's struggling economy, TV channels seem sidelined by matters that raise eyebrows and questions given their timing.
Romania has 275 kilometers of Black Sea coastline. The country tries to attract tourists by touting its sandy beaches, temperate climate, spas, and resort hotels. It's tough competition. I met a couple of Romanians who said straight out that they prefer to vacation along Bulgaria's Black Sea coast.
This is a recipe for a different kind of stuffing for turkey that is rich in flavor and fragrance.