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  • In Transit: Travel Deals: Food Tours of Eastern Europe
    Tours include visits to Slovenia and Croatia, or to Macedonia and Montenegro, sampling home-cooked meals and street food and traveling to markets.
    Diane Daniel.  International Herald Tribune.  Tue, 24 Nov 2015 18:24:25 GMT.
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  • Greek Cyprus to deport six from France over suspected extremist links
    Greek Cyprus was expected to deport six French citizens to Switzerland on Nov. 23 after they were detained at the island's main airport and suspected of links to extremist groups, authorities said
    Hurriyet.  Mon, 23 Nov 2015 15:05:00 +0200.
  • Africa: Famine Forecasts On a Smartphone? There's an App for That
    [Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -A new mobile phone app designed to help aid workers predict where hunger may strike and provide help in good time was launched by Austrian scientists on Thursday.
    All Africa.  Fri, 20 Nov 2015 20:00:02 GMT.
  • Chechen Jailed In Austria For Fighting With IS Militants
    An Austrian court has sentenced a man from Russia's Chechnya region for fighting alongside Islamic State (IS) fighters in Syria.
    Radio Liberty.  Fri, 20 Nov 2015 16:15:30 +0000.
  • Roman coin trove in Switzerland
    A Swiss farmer makes one of the biggest treasure discoveries in Swiss history, archaeologists say.
    BBC News.  Thu, 19 Nov 2015 17:35:49 GMT.
  • VIDEO: Robogami: the future of robotics?
    Scientists in Switzerland are developing robots designed to resemble origami.
    BBC News.  Wed, 18 Nov 2015 08:33:46 GMT.
  • Syria Talks Make Progress in Wake of Paris Attacks
    World powers have made headway on a plan for a political transition in Syria. However, the Paris terrorist attacks overshadowed their talks in Vienna on Saturday. VOA State Department correspondent Pam Dockins reports.
    Voice of America.  Sat, 14 Nov 2015 21:59:00 -0500.
  • Paris Attacks Drive World Powers’ Push for Syria Cease-fire
    World powers meeting in Vienna to discuss Syria’s political future on Saturday are pressing for a cease-fire in the Middle East conflict by January 1, to be followed by a political transition and subsequent elections. ...
    Voice of America.  Sat, 14 Nov 2015 07:34:32 -0500.
  • John Kerry Says U.S. Will Give Tunisia More Financial Aid
    The secretary of state visited Tunisia, which he called a “great model” of transition to democracy, on his way to talks in Vienna about the Syrian crisis.
    Julie Hirschfeld Davis.  International Herald Tribune.  Fri, 13 Nov 2015 18:13:43 GMT.
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  • Turing suffers $14M loss in a third quarter mired in controversy
    Turning Pharmaceuticals' finances look just as bad as its reputation. The Zug, Switzerland-based company suffered a significant loss in its third quarter. ...
    Modern Healthcare.  Fri, 13 Nov 2015 11:16:32 EST.
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Facts About the Alpine States

The Alpine States consist of Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, and Liechtenstein.  These nations are located in the Alpine region of south central Europe, and you find more news and information about them by visiting the official government websites listed below.

The Swiss Confederation's capital city is Berne, and its national currency is the Swiss Franc.  The primary languages used in Switzerland are German, French, and Italian; in 2007, the estimated population of Switzerland was 7,555,000.

The Republic of Austria's capital city is Vienna, and its currency is the Euro.  The primary language used in Austria is German, and in 2007, the estimated population of Austria was 8,200,000.

The Republic of Slovenia's capital city is Ljubljana, and its currency is the Tolar.  The country's national language is Slovene, and its estimated population in 2007 was 2,009,000.

The Principality of Liechtenstein's capital city is Vaduz, and its currency is the Swiss Franc.  The Alemannic German dialect is spoken in Liechtenstein, and in 2007, the nation's estimated population was 34,000.

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