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  1. Europe's microstates aren't irrelevant - and they can teach us a lot about sovereignityRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... from invasion. For centuries, a combination of political skill, resilience and even luck allowed Vatican City, Andorra, Monaco, Liechtenstein and San Marino to survive the Continent's endless political conflicts. In the future, however, external ...

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  2. Dzeko hat-trick kick-starts Bosnia's Euro 2016 campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Suria

    Bosnia captain Edin Dzeko struck a hat-trick to kick-start their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign as they beat no-hopers Andorra 3-0 in a one-sided Group B match in Andorra La Vella on Saturday.

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  3. Dzeko hat-trick kick-starts Bosnia's Euro 2016 campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Bosnia captain Edin Dzeko struck a hat-trick to kick-start their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign as they beat no-hopers Andorra 3-0 in a one-sided Group B match in Andorra La Vella on Saturday. Bosnia and Herzegovina's Edin Dzeko celebrates a goal with his team mates against Andorra during their Euro 2016 qualifier soccer match at Estadi Nacional stadium in Andorra La Vella, March 28, 2015.

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  4. Andorra to create 'bad bank' to group BPA toxic assetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Andorra will create a 'bad bank' to group the assets of Banca Privada d'Andorra linked to illicit activity, it said late on Thursday, as the principality battles to rebuild the reputation of its banking system. People walk past a branch of Banca Privada D'Andorra in Andorra la Vella, March 12, 2015.

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  5. U.S. Money Laundering Claims in Andorra Trigger Run, ArrestRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | The Washington Post

    "I'm worried that everyone will do the same as I did and there will be a knock-on effect that could affect other banks," said Ovelar, 27, a computer expert from Argentina, in an interview outside the headquarters of Banca Privada d'Andorra in the capital Andorra La Vella. The U.S. Treasury named Banca Privada d'Andorra, the country's fourth-largest bank, a "primary money-laundering concern" on March 10. That led to its seizure by Andorran authorities, the arrest of the chief executive officer and a run on customer funds at the lender's Spanish unit.

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  6. Banking Enclave of Andorra Shaken by U.S. AccusationsRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2015 | Bloomberg

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. A woman walks out of the Banca Privada d'Andorra headquarters in Andorra la Vella, Andorra.

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  7. Banking Enclave of Andorra Shaken by U.S. Laundering AccusationsRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Juan Ovelar made a quick decision when he heard the U.S. government had accused his Andorran bank of money-laundering, and immediately withdrew most of his funds. "I'm worried that everyone will do the same as I did and there will be a knock-on effect that could affect other banks," said Ovelar, 27, a computer expert from Argentina, in an interview outside the headquarters of Banca Privada d'Andorra in the capital Andorra La Vella.

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  8. Boss of Andorra's BPA arrested in money laundering probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | AlertNet

    ... best experience on our website. By continuing to browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. ANDORRA LA VELLA/MADRID, March 14 (Reuters) - The chief executive of Andorran lender Banca Privada d'Andorra (BPA), who was ...

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  9. FinCEN Blacklists Banca Privada d'AndorraRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | JD Supra

    On March 10, 2015, FinCEN designated Banca Privada d'Andorra, based in the Principality of Andorra, as a foreign financial institution of primary money-laundering concern pursuant to Section 311 of the USA PATRIOT Act . FinCEN also issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking under which U.S. banks would be prohibited from providing correspondent banking services to Banca Privada d'Andorra or any bank that processes transactions for Banca Privada d'Andorra.

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  10. Andorra's BPA an isolated case, supervisor says amid probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | AlertNet

    Andorra's financial authorities said on Wednesday a money laundering probe at Banca Privada D'Andorra had no implications for the rest of its banking sector, as the lender's Spanish unit also distanced itself from the case. Andorra -- a small principality and tax haven in the Pyrenees mountains between Spain and France -- took control of privately-owned BPA on Tuesday, citing alleged bad practice.

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  11. These National Parliaments Have The Most Female Participants [Infographic]Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Forbes.com

    ... way down in 72nd position worldwide with just 20 percent of government seats held by women. The tiny Principality of Andorra, perched high in the Pyrennees mountains between Spain and France, comes second with the gender of its MPs split 50-50. One ...

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  12. Andorra La Vella: How to Get to Andorra, Europe's Teeny-Tiny Pyrenees ParadiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Jaunted

    The itty-bitty country of Andorra is carved from the Pyrenees, with its cities all nestled in green valleys surrounded by snow-topped mountain peaks as if ripped from a Ricola commercial. Our routing to Andorra began with a flight to Barcelona, and a trip to Barcelona's bus stations to ask which would be the next bus to Andorra.

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  13. Andorra Telecom and WISeKey Forge Trusted Encrypted Clouds...Read the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | PR-inside.com

    Andorra Telecom and WISeKey Forge Trusted Encrypted Clouds partnership at the World Economic Forum in Davos Davos, Geneva, Principality of Andorra, 21 January 2015 - WISeKey, one of the Global Growth Partner Companies of the World Economic Forum participating in the Annual Meeting taking place in Davos, Switzerland 21-24 January 2015 announce a partnership agreement with Andorra Telecom to develop a joint WISeID Personal Cloud App that will store data in Andorra Telecom Data Centers in the Principality of Andorra. The App will provide and support personal cloud computing services under a platform developed by both companies.

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  14. Quintana: The first stages of the Vuelta a Espana will cause problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Cycling News

    ... the queen stage comes after the first rest day. Stage 11 will be the first of two stages in the Principality of Andorra and takes in six classified climbs of which only one is classified lower than first category before the riders return to Spain. ...

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  15. Fred Grimm: Down at Town Hall, two heads not better than oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    ... of Miami Lakes, who seem to be stuck with two duly elected mayors. In the modern world, both the Principality of Andorra and the Republic of San Marina get along with two heads of government. Same with Swaziland, though executive power there is ...

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  16. Amidst the mistRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | TrekEarth

    The Comapedrosa, or also Coma Pedrosa, is the highest peak of the Principality of Andorra. It is located in the northwest of this small country and has an altitude of 2.942 m over sea level.

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  17. Andorra expected in Cyprus todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | The Cyprus Weekly

    ... be seeking to avoid an away defeat for the first time in their history (in an official match). Cyprus first faced Andorra back in September 2000 when an injury-time header from Michalis Constantinou spared the island's blushes in a nervy 1-0 win in ...

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  18. Champions League - UEFA drops Arsenal charges over Galatasaray flaresRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Yahoo!

    ... 10,000 euros (A 7,920) and the Football Association of Wales 5,000 euros (A 3,960) after visiting fans invaded the Andorra la Vella pitch on September 9. Gareth Bale's late winner in a 2-1 European Championship qualifying victory for Chris Coleman's ...

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  19. Uefa drop action against Arsenal following fireworks and missiles...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | The Independent

    ... 10,000 euros (A 7,920) and the Football Association of Wales 5,000 euros (A 3,960) after visiting fans invaded the Andorra la Vella pitch on September 9. Read more: Lineker and Piers Morgan lead criticism of Wenger Anderlecht vs Arsenal: Ramsey and ...

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  20. Arsenal cleared as UEFA drop disciplinary proceedings following...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | This Is London

    ... 10,000 euros (A 7,920) and the Football Association of Wales 5,000 euros (A 3,960) after visiting fans invaded the Andorra la Vella pitch on September 9. Gareth Bale's late winner in a 2-1 European Championship qualifying victory for Chris Coleman's ...

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