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10 things you may not know about Yanis Varoufakis (photos+videos)

1. He writes his name with one n instead of two because of a conflict with a teacher in primary school. He liked seeing it with one n, she kept insisting two. Once she marked down an exam from 10/10 to 8/10 for this reason. When 13, he found a book by Yianis Kordatos who also prefered the one n spelling and that was the end of it?

2. In 1983, he lived in London and had hair?

Selection of Wim Wenders' films to be screened in Belgrade

BELGRADE - A selection of films by one of the greatest living filmmakers, Wim Wenders, will start screening at the Yugoslav Film Archive in Belgrade on Wednesday.

The program is opening with "Palermo Shooting", premiered in 2008, and a total of 11 releases by the celebrated German director will be screened until February 21.

Former US president George H. W. Bush, 90, in hospital

Former U.S. president George H. W. Bush, 90, has been admitted to a Texas hospital suffering shortness of breath, a family spokesman said Dec. 23.

"President Bush was taken by ambulance to the Houston Methodist Hospital as a precaution after experiencing a shortness of breath earlier this evening," his spokesman Jim McGrath said.        

US congressmen to pay three-day visit to Serbia

BELGRADE - An eight-member delegation of the United States Congress' House of Representatives has arrived on a three-day visit to Serbia, where it will meet with government and parliamentary officials.

The delegation is headed by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (Virginia) and Congressman Jerrold Nadler (New York).

KRG oil pipeline capacity to double after upgrade

Iraqi Kurdistan plans to increase the capacity of its oil pipeline via Turkey to 700,000 barrels per day (bpd) following upgrade work, industry sources and officials said on Oct. 27.

It will raise the flow to 400,000 bpd by year-end, from a current 280,000 bpd, adding further pressure to falling world oil prices already hit by rising supply.

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