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  1. Syrian refugee elected carnival prince in the NetherlandsRead the original story

    Saturday | Dear Kitty

    Ali came eighteen months ago to the Netherlands as a refugee from Aleppo, now he is one of the princes of Maastricht . The 21-year-old Syrian will from tomorrow on be carnival prince Ali the First in Maastricht during Vastelaovend - as they call carnival in Limburg province .

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  2. Development is geopoliticalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | EurActiv.com

    PM of Malta Joseph Muscat, Council President Donald Tusk, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Chairwoman of the African Union Commission , and Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, at the Valetta Summit [Commission] Changing geopolitics has progressively eroded the foundations of the ACP-EU partnership and the bargaining power of both the EU and the ACP Group, writes Rhys Williams. Rhys Williams is Communications Officer at the European Centre for Development Policy Management a think and do tank working on global development based in Maastricht and Brussels .

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  3. Can Some Lead A Better Life Listening to their Voices?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Psychology Today

    Hearing voices is usually considered a sure sign of mental illness, but recent studies suggest that hearing voices is more common in the general population than previously thought. Though inconclusive, research estimates are that between 2 and 10% of people hear voices, with only 45% actually qualifying for a psychiatric diagnosis.

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  4. EFMD & GMAC to Hold Global MBA Directors Conference at IMDRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2013 | 24-7 Press Release

    EFMD, with the support of the Graduate Management Admission Council , will hold the 2013 EFMD MBA Conference hosted by IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland from the 17-19 of March. BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, January 28, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The conference will explore the role of the Programme Director under the theme "Leading the MBA: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly" and will include a tailor made case "The MBA Director's Dilemma" that will address some of the key challenges encountered by Programme Directors.

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  5. Environmentalist: Belgium ignoring lessons of Chernobyl and FukushimaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | EurActiv.com

    Construction of a 1.5 billion sarcophagus for Chernobyl's reactor 4 continues. It is hoped that there will not have to be another disaster for change to happen.

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  6. Belgium's ageing nuclear plants worry neighboursRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Newsday

    Belgium's neighbours have expressed alarm at its plans to extend the life of 40-year-old nuclear reactors, seen by critics as dangerous. Just across the border, the German city of Aachen and the Dutch city of Maastricht have announced they are considering taking legal action.

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  7. Rare cornfield ants near Dutch MaastrichtRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | Dear Kitty

    Jan 28, 2016 - In the Netherlands cornfield ants are very rare inhabitants of calcareous grasslands. Last summer, the species was found by employees of Foundation Bargerveen on the Sint-Pietersberg [ Mount Saint Peter ; mountain near Maastricht ].

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  8. MoreRead the original story

    Monday Jan 25 | Art Daily

    Ingrid Deuss Gallery presents Mono No Aware, a new exhibition by Belgian photographer Anton Kusters. "Mono no aware" is a Japanese term used to describe an awareness of the passing moments of life.

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  9. Belgium's aging nuclear plants a cause for concern among its neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | The Japan Times

    The two cooling towers at Belgium's Doel nuclear power plant belch thick white steam into a wintry sky, and people across the border in the Dutch town of Nieuw-Namen are on edge. They are part of a groundswell of concern in the Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourg over the safety of Belgium's seven aging reactors at Doel, to the south, and at Tihange, farther east.

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  10. Belgian nuclear plants under scrutiny by neighbour countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | EUobserver

    The German environment minister, Barbara Hendricks, is planning a meeting with her Belgian counterpart, Marie Christine Marghem, about the safety of Belgium's nuclear power plants, according to her deputy. The talk will follow a visit by the Dutch environment minister, Melanie Schultz van Haegen, to one of plants on Wednesday .

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  11. Belgium's ageing nuclear plants worry neighboursRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | The Peninsula

    Nieuw-Namen, Netherlands: As the two cooling towers at Belgium's Doel nuclear power belch thick white steam into a wintry sky, people over the border in the Dutch town of Nieuw-Namen are on edge. They are part of a groundswell of concern in the Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourg over the safety of Belgium's seven ageing reactors at Doel and at Tihange, further to the south and east.

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  12. Eurozone Fast FactsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | CNN

    The leaders of Germany and France, Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande, are struggling to keep the European Union -- and the euro -- together in the face of the eurozone crisis. While the idea of European unity goes back centuries, today's EU has its foundations in the post-WWII years, when politicians were determined to prevent such conflict from breaking out again.

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  13. Belgium's ageing nuclear plants worry neighbours Nieuw-Namen...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 16 | Yahoo!

    As the two cooling towers at Belgium's Doel nuclear power belch thick white steam into a wintry sky, people over the border in the Dutch town of Nieuw-Namen are on edge. They are part of a groundswell of concern in the Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourg over the safety of Belgium's seven ageing reactors at Doel and at Tihange, further to the south and east.

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  14. a Q&a with Roberto LorussoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | OUPblog

    Oxford University Press is pleased to welcome the new Editor-in-Chief of Multimedia Manual of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery , Roberto Lorusso. We got to know Dr. Lorusso during an interview and discovered how he came to specialise in cardio-thoracic surgery, how he sees this field in the future, and what he has in store for the Manual .

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  15. The Dutch Carnival dictionaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | IamExpat

    Carnival is mainly celebrated in the south of the Netherlands, so many terms associated with the festival are derived from local dialects. This, combined with words for practices that only occur during Carnival time, can make it hard for a non-local to follow conversations at the festivities.

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  16. Iain Macwhirter: Why Scotland faces a doomsday scenario over Brexit...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    DECEMBER 18: Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, David Cameron speaks to the media after The European Council Meeting In Brussels held at the Justus Lipsius Building on December 18, 2015 in Brussels, Belgium. European leaders are m HE was the dinner guest from hell.

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  17. ATC improvements reduce London Heathrow stacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | Air Transport World

    As the UK government announced more delays on a decision regarding additional runway capacity in the South East, European air traffic controllers have converted a trial project to reduce delays of inbound aircraft at London's Heathrow Airport into standard operating procedure. The project - known as cross-border arrivals management - has controllers at UK air navigation service provider National Air Traffic Services coordinating with colleagues handling adjacent airspace in France, Ireland, Belgium and the Netherlands.

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  18. A new Late Cretaceous (late Campanian to early Maastrichtian) wood flora from southern PatagoniaRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2015 | CiteULike

    We report on a new Late Cretaceous flora from southernmost Argentina. A new species of Hedycaryoxylon is described.

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  19. Surprising new and old specialities presented side by side at PAN AmsterdamRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2015 | Art Daily

    People visit the PAN Amsterdam art fair in Amsterdam during the press preview on November 21, 2015. PAN Amsterdam, the biggest national arts and antiques fair of the Netherlands, runs from 22 until 29 November.

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  20. Dutch Arrest Two in Big Raid near BelgiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | News Max

    Police in the Netherlands have arrested two people after a massive operation in south Limburg province, close to the Belgian border, Dutch prosecutors said Monday. The public prosecutor in a statement said the huge raid, which saw hooded police officers and a helicopter surround a barn next to the A2 highway, was unrelated to the Paris attacks.

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