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New at TOL:                                                           Tuesday, 18 January 2011
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Top Stories:

1: People: Cancer Detection for Everyone (subscribers only)
2: From the Archives: A Fragile Peace
3: The Aftermath of Osh: The Show Must Go On
4: Our Take: Another Kind of Shock Therapy

Editors’ Blog:

The Two Faces of Ilham
The Case of the Confused Bureaucrats
Roma Community Still The Butt Of The Joke

From the Archive:

Five years ago: Taking the Mob out of Mobtel? (subscribers only)
Ten years ago: Is That Europe With an ‘E,’ Miss? (subscribers only)

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— Announcement:

Transitions’ Panel Discussion:  Is Europe’s Democratic Revolution Over?

Please join Transitions for a panel discussion at 14:30 on Thursday, 27 January in
Prague with some of the leading experts on Central Europe for a discussion on whether
the new member states are playing a productive role in today’s Europe and can still
serve as democratic models for their neighbors farther east. The venue is New York
University in Prague.

For a list of confirmed speakers and more information, please click here.
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1: People: Cancer Detection for Everyone
Lauded for her work on early cancer detection, a Romanian chemist enjoys sudden
popularity in a country where budget cuts are pushing science to the wall.
By Raluca van Staden
17 January 2011
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2: From the Archives: A Fragile Peace
Russia’s report on the Smolensk plane crash is only the latest chapter in the difficult
relations between Warsaw and Moscow.
By Gregory Slysz
17 January 2011
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3: The Aftermath of Osh: The Show Must Go On
An Uzbek neighborhood in Osh tries to foster a sense of normality for local children after
a traumatic year. Last in a series.
By Usman Khakimov
14 January 2011
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4: Our Take: Another Kind of Shock Therapy
Budapest is taking controversial steps just as it begins its EU presidency with an eye
on eternity, not just the next six months.
By TOL
14 January 2011

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Editors’ Blog:

The Two Faces of Ilham
Barbara Frye
17 Jan 2011

The Case of the Confused Bureaucrats
Ky Krauthamer
13 Jan 2011

Roma Community Still The Butt Of The Joke
Jeremy Druker
12 Jan 2011
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From the Archive:

Five years ago: Taking the Mob out of Mobtel?
Serbia’s most prominent tycoons are under investigation for fraud and tax evasion on
a gigantic scale, but is the crackdown politically motivated?
By Igor Jovanovic
23 January 2006

Ten years ago: Is That Europe With an ‘E,’ Miss?
Bulgaria’s plans to implement EU-integration courses in high schools not only increase
Euro-awareness but also butter up the EU.
By Polia Tchakarova
10 January 2001