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PHOTOS: There's A Royal Wedding This Weekend!

The Huffington Post | Jessica Misener | Posted 10.18.2012 | Style

We are definitely not getting up at 4 a.m. for this one, we swear. *sets alarm*

The Glow of the EU's Nobel Peace Prize Shines Also on America

Sarwar Kashmeri | Posted 10.16.2012 | World
Sarwar Kashmeri

It is worth recalling that of the four men most responsible for launching the European Union -- Schuman, Monnet, Acheson and Truman -- two were American.

Luxembourg's Discreet Charms

Rachel Stern | Posted 12.15.2012 | Travel
Rachel Stern

The national motto of Luxembourg, the oldest Grand Duchy in the World, is "Mir wëlle bleiwe wat mir sin" -- "We want to remain what we are."

Qatar: Investing Throughout the World With Oil/Gas Wealth and Vision

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 10.27.2012 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

Here is a nation whose infrastructure was focused on pearl "hunting" and fishing, whose economy was virtually destroyed by the introduction of Japanese cultured pearls in the 1920's and 1930's. Then in the 1940's came the discovery of oil.

PHOTOS: 15 Myths About Luxembourg

Jeanine Barone | Posted 07.11.2012 | Travel
Jeanine Barone

Despite the fact that my friends thought a three-day trip to this tiny nation was two days too long, I could've used another three days to explore the myriad shops and cafes down cobbled back streets, as well as to bicycle a couple more dozen kilometers.

A Gold Star for Amsterdam Film Week

Kristin McCracken | Posted 01.11.2012 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

The first edition of this international, audience-focused festival -- a showcase for prize-winning films from around the world -- went off without a hitch.

Former U.S. Ambassador, RNC Finance Chairman, Rick Perry Fundraiser Dies

National Journal | By Sean Sullivan | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics

Peter Terpeluk Jr., a former ambassador to Luxembourg and Republican National Committee finance chairman, has died of a heart attack, several sources ...

Christina Wilkie

Second Obama Donor In Two Years Headed To Luxembourg

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 08.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Obama has announced the nomination of the second U.S. ambassador to Luxembourg in as many years: Florida real estate developer...

America's Creditors: Which Countries Own Most Of Our Debt?

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

New Treasury figures have revealed that some surprising countries own U.S. debt. By the end last year, foreign governments held around $4.4 trillion ...

Five Forgotten Destinations You Should Remember (PHOTOS)

OneTravel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
OneTravel

Throw away your worries about no one ever going to these places because they still deserve your attention. Here are five locales that find the fine state of Arkansas in good company.

Skype Interview with Josh Silverman on Haiti and Bettering Humanity

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jim Luce

As you probably know, the multilingual, cross-platform Voice over Internet Protocol, instant messaging, and videoconferencing sensation known as Skype...

Most Open Economies In The World

Huffington Post | Sara Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Like everything else last year, global trade fell -- by 12.5%, according to the World Trade Organization. In some countries, volumes sank as low as du...

Alcohol Consumption Around The World (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Organization For Economic Cooperation And Development (OECD) recently released their 2009 collection of health data sets for OECD states. Combing...

Quality Of Life Index 2010: Which Country Has It Best? (PHOTOS)

Posted 09.20.2011 | World

International Living has released their 30th annual Quality of Life Index, which attempts to answer the question of what is the best place in the worl...

The Reality of Aid (II)

Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort

Only five countries (Denmark, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden) have met the United Nations' target of providing 0.7 percent of their gross national income in aid to poor countries.

Swine Flu Symptoms Worst in Mexico

Dygest.net | Dygest.net | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A top European Union official has warned against travel to areas hit by an outbreak of swine flu, amid growing concern over the spread of the virus. 2...

Social Startup Amazee Fighting Amazon's Amazing Name-Change Demand

Dygest.net | Dygest.net | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Amazon (NSDQ: AMZN) has been demanding Swiss social collaboration platform Amazee change its name, and has now also filed an appeal against its plan t...

News quiz: G20, Zimbabwe and workers in India

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Every week, Worldfocus quizzes viewers about the week’s international news events. Know your news? Take the quiz. /files/2009/04/thumbnail_newsquiz....

Move Over, Caymans: World's Top Tax Havens

ABC News | LIZ MOYER AND TATYANA SHUMSKY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

When people think of tax havens, they usually picture the Swiss Alps or Caribbean islands. But traditional venues like Switzerland, the duchies of Li...