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2016 – Facing Challenges

As I begin to write this article on the evening of new year’s day, thoughts begin to spin around my mind on what lies ahead as for the future of the European Union and the thousands of immigrants and families that are trying to reach their perhaps “Dream Destination” to a stable and rewarding life. Many countries in Europe are still trying to get out of the global economic crisis that they faced back in 2008. The immigration crisis has

A Time to Be Kind

Christmas can have many different meanings for each individual, for some it could mean joy, family, tradition, for others it could be a time for mourning or reflection. But for all those who celebrate Christmas, it should be a time to forgive, to give, to be tolerant and kind. What I have seen today at our romanian traditional Christmas meal was nothing like it – and with politics and economics subtly becoming the predominant subjects at our family gathering, I

The European Market

Europe is still confronted with the refugee crisis, but there might have been a little change regarding the distribution of migrants. There had been a big argument between Western and Eastern Europe, because the East refused the arrangement of splitting the refugees all over the European countries. “Only” 120.000 are concerned and can’t be sure about their stay in Europe, in comparison: Germany already offered asylum to more than 600.000 people in 2015. But still, in the last couple of

The Refugee Bazaar

In between the small allies the curious onlooker pack down. They came from all over the continent to catch a massive bargain – to demonstrate the other mighty rulers that they are the most powerful. The sales booths are decorated in the most beautiful colors that a sales booth only may look like in your wildest dreams. The presented shimmering goods put a long journey to be part of this extraordinary spectacle. Spectacle is an extenuated description for the atmosphere

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