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EC Moves Against France On Roma

  • September 30th, 2010
  • Posted by EUEditor

roma-stormfrontorg2.jpegThe European Commission has started its legal proceedings against France over the country’s treatment of the Roma community. … Read More »

Austerity And Anger

  • September 30th, 2010
  • Posted by EUEditor

europ-demos-2.jpgCOMMENTARY: Thousands have come out on strike in Spain, and have joined protests in the streets of Brussels, and other cities across Europe, all opposing the impacts of austerity budgets. … Read More »

Earth Lobby’s Attack On Deep Drilling And Truck Exhausts …

  • September 28th, 2010
  • Posted by EUEditor

deepwater-ablaze.jpegGreenpeace Europe has started a lobbying campaign, telling Members of the European Parliament they should outlaw deep sea oil wells like the Deepwater Horizon – and it is accusing MEPs of planning to weaken air pollution laws governing trucks. … Read More »

EU Keeps The Squeeze On Fiji Army

  • September 28th, 2010
  • Posted by EUEditor

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The European Union is extending the measures taken to put pressure on the military regime in Fiji to hand over to a democratic system. … Read More »

New Law To Protect Winter Gas Flow

  • September 26th, 2010
  • Posted by EUEditor

pipeline-russia.jpggas-switch-ep.jpgWith another Winter knocking on the door, the European Parliament has put through the final stage of a new law to ensure gas supplies in a crisis.

It is a drive to ensure that among other users, households might be guaranteed their Winter heating; a move fuelled by recent memories of energy supplies being interrupted  –  thanks especially to disputes between the supplier, Russia, and transit country, Ukraine. … Read More »

Gillard Starts Overseas Moves At Brussels …

  • September 25th, 2010
  • Posted by EUEditor

asem.PNGAustralia – Europe relations, in the context of Asian engagements, have been given a new priority, with Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s entry into the foreign relations field in the coming month. … Read More »

Mass Migration, Asylum — Signs Of The Times …

  • September 23rd, 2010
  • Posted by EUEditor

COMMENTARY: It’s a phenomenon of our times; people arriving by boat, sometimes in big numbers, looking for asylum or just a better chance in life.

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Australia and the EU, both being destination regions for refugees, are in the front line when it comes to how the world must deal with the question of the “boat people”; as Stephanie Lim, reporting from Brussels, observes. … Read More »

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