ECB President Mario Draghi has been highly effective with his words alone -- moving markets with speeches and little action. However, by doing so he has also set the bar high and expectations for action are becoming the norm.
Enough. It's not OK to disparage Poland's World War II record. No country fought Nazi Germany longer or sacrificed a larger percentage of its people to Hitler's death machine than Poland. Enough.
If you are going to Paris only once, plan to spend three weeks in the city, a treat never to be forgotten.
Since France cannot avoid the burdens of austerity, its only effective economic answer is the fundamental reform that Hollande is now promising the EU.
The status of women in Romanian society has seen both improvements and setbacks over the last two decades. Accession to the EU initially brought advances, as the country had to meet European standards on equality. But some of those advances were short-lived.
A few days ago, I was listening to an Italian friend of mine who was talking about one of his projects and, every now and then, he kept saying "if". If this happens, if I will do that, if things work out: a long dissertation where the "if" word was like a refrain.
We hardly see half-dollars now, and although quarters are still quite common, we seldom hear them referred as "two bits." In fact, from an informal survey I took, most people about forty years and younger do not have any idea what "two bits" or "four bits" or "six bits" or any number of bits refer to.
Let's face it: you have probably always thought about Malta (to the extent that you have thought about it at all) as a one-island-state - like Iceland, only warmer.
I chatted with the Director of the Goethe Institut-Los Angeles, Fareed C. Majari, who oversees German Currents to find out more about this unique weekend of film.
As the world becomes more chaotic, what should the role of the United States be?
In Berlin, public anger over data collection runs deeper than I expected. Unlike in the United States, wariness of how the government uses personal information affects the way many people interact with technology in daily life.
One of the great stories of the 1980s to be obscured by the success of civil society organizations like Solidarity in Poland and Civic Forum in Czechoslovakia was the rise of an independent peace movement in a region dominated by official peace councils.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Oct 2, 2014 How unusua...
So now that the "Super Tuscan" name has faded, more wineries are proudly marketing their wines as from Bolgheri.
One fear that some managers have in granting the request is that if they give it to one employee, they will have to give it to everyone. Because of that fear, what may occur is the original flexibility request goes under the radar and is a negotiated "deal" between that employee and their manager.
Ikaria's remoteness helped shape a culture of solidarity, self-reliance, and, to use a catchphrase of the day, mindfulness.