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Ukraine Wants to be European

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Princess Ukraine

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Spain and Many Others Are in Cahoots With the NSA

Spanish newspaper El Mundo reports that Spain’s intelligence agency collaborated with the NSA to track the phone calls of millions of Spaniards. And Spain’s not the only country that’s been caught red-handed. It appears the U.S. isn’t alone in its obsession with spying on its own inhabitants.

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Spy vs Allies

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NSA Concerns

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Surveiled

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I Spy

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New EU-Phone

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Merkel Reportedly Livid About Suspected NSA Surveillance

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is pretty peeved at President Obama over allegations that the National Security Agency has been monitoring her cellphone. Although the White House denies these actions, German intelligence investigators believe Merkel has reason to be upset.

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EU Helps

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Four More Years

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Lampedusa

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Merkel

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Angela Merkel

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Merkel is Watching You

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Greece’s Birthrate Decreases as Austerity Measures Increase

The number of live births has fallen by a whopping 10 percent in Greece in the last four years as the country suffers the worst economic conditions in the entire European Union, and continues to exercise austerity in order to receive loans from the likes of the European Bank and the IMF.

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There’s No Such Thing as Being Left or Right Brained

New research finds that people use their whole brains, not just one side; Southern European properties now come with a speedy EU residency permit; meanwhile, will the Internet kill advertising next? These discoveries and more after the jump.

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Snooping Around Your Skull

Scientists are working on tiny intelligent dust particles that can be inserted to monitor brain functions; the EU is cracking down on Israel by excluding its settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem from future agreements; meanwhile, reporters at several news journals are getting “camera ready” in order to compete with broadcasters for video views. These discoveries and more after the jump.

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Europe Spied On

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Obama Battles Revelations of EU Spying

The latest disclosures from NSA leaker on the run Edward Snowden reveal that the National Security Agency spied on European Union offices in Brussels, Washington, D.C., and at the United Nations, as well as on more than 38 embassies and missions and European citizens. German Green Party politician and privacy advocate Malte Spitz weighs in.

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European Officials Angered Over Reports NSA Spied on Them

Americans aren’t the only ones being spied on by the U.S. National Security Agency; European Union officials are being snooped on as well, according to a new report.

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Endless

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Turkey Under Watch

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The European Floods

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Assad Rescued by Hezbollah

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Dancing

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The EU and Syria

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European Economy

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Rise of U.K. Populist Party

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More Union in the EU Doubtful

The “More Europe” remedy favored by German Chancellor Angela Merkel seems plausible enough as a slogan, but so did the single currency.

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Cyprus

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No Money

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Cyprus Deal

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Cypriot Euro

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European Union Fires

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The Birth of Venus

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Saturn Eating Cyprus

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Cyprus Bailout

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A Safe and a Shotgun or Publicly Owned Banks? The Battle of Cyprus

For now, the government of Cyprus has overwhelmingly rejected a proposed levy on bank deposits as a condition for a European bailout. But if technocrat bankers can push through their confiscation scheme, precedent will be established for doing it elsewhere when bank bailouts become prohibitive for governments.

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Sinking Cyprus

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Cyprus Savings

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Europe, Romance and the Economy

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Horse Meat

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Horsemeat Scandal

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Europe After 3 Years of Austerity

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Horses Have a Beef

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Beppe Grillo

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Free-Trade Valentine

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EU Budget Cuts

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Gay Marriage Gets a Boost in French Parliament

Gay marriage is close to getting the government’s official nod in France, as Saturday a majority of the country’s National Assembly members approved a key article in a bill aiming to allow same-sex couples to wed.

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