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Remembrance of saint-to-be John Paul II alive and well in hometown Wadowice

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Saving Carthage's ruins

"Carthage must be destroyed!" These famous words from the Roman statesman Cato the Elder ring with irony in modern day Tunisia. Former President Ben Ali delisted the UNESCO heritage site so that his relatives could build plush properties on the site of the Roman ruins. Tunisia's new government has promised action to preserve them, but reconciling developers and archeologists is proving difficult.

By David THOMSON

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2014-04-22 Vatican

Remembrance of saint-to-be John Paul II alive and well in hometown Wadowice

Pope Jean Paul II, the first and only Polish pope, who worked hard to bring an end to communism, will soon be canonised as a saint. In Poland, where more than 80% of the...

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2014-04-21 USA

Romania strengthens military cooperation with the US

The US decision to send more Marines to Romania dates back to late last year. But now, joint military exercises between the two countries have a more urgent feel with Russian...

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2014-04-18 unemployment

Bosnia: Hopes of change among disempowered citizens

The war may have ended almost 20 years ago, but today Bosnia is going through a different kind of crisis: a political one. Major protests broke out in the city of Tuzla in...

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2014-04-17 Wall Street

Bitcoin in the US: A monetary revolution?

Even if you're not into finance or technology, there's a good chance you've heard of Bitcoin. The mysterious digital currency equals no middlemen in your financial dealings: no...

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2014-04-16 France

Campaigning against Bouteflika's re-election... in France

On Thursday, Algerians will head to the polls to elect their president. In France, Algerian citizens started voting on Saturday but many have decided to boycott the election....

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