Gates of Vienna News Feed 2/23/2012

Gates of Vienna News Feed 2/23/2012The latest accident statistics from ski slopes all over Europe indicate that Danes are 100 times more likely than Norwegians to run into a tree or otherwise injure themselves when skiing. Although not as proficient as Norwegians, the Swedes are also far more skilled on the slopes than their Danish cousins.

In other news, Canada is demanding that the EU shore up its European Financial Stability Facility — the euro-bailout fund — before the Canadian government makes any more contributions to the IMF to help the Eurozone.

Meanwhile, President Barack Hussein Obama has apologized to Afghanistan for the Koran-burning incident.

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8 thoughts on “Gates of Vienna News Feed 2/23/2012

  1. Balkan party – in Oslo
    Cultural enrichment in the new Balkan

    Special guests this year

    Back in 2003 the band Hojfen Balagan was created by children and youths from the South of Sweden. Inspired by traditional Balkan music they went on to play at weddings, clubs and festivals. They have now changed their name to Diskoteka Yugostyle, according to Utrop, “Norway’s first multicultural newspaper”.

  2. Wanted!

    Two men in blue jackets
    Allegedly foreigners

    A man was robbed with hammer, knife, gun by five men in his home in Oslo on Friday night.

    Police is looking for two of the men who were wearing blue jackets.

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