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France: Shooting Crimes At Toulouse

  • March 20th, 2012
  • Posted by EUEditor

toulouse-vigil.JPGA bad mood is accompanying the French presidential election campaign with the shootings in the South-west, including Monday’s attack on a Jewish school, aggravating concerns over racial politics. … Read More »

EU Summit On Economic Moves: “Get On With It” …

  • March 3rd, 2012
  • Posted by EUEditor

council-building.jpgThe heads of government of the European Union this week signed their new economic treaty (see EUAustralia Online, “EU summit agrees on finance pact”, 31.1.12),  aimed at securing fast and well coordinated economic management, along with adequate financial back-up for member countries under pressure from debt. … Read More »

New Australian Foreign Minister

  • March 3rd, 2012
  • Posted by EUEditor

carr-bob.jpgA veteran, successful former State Premier with a passion for history and international relations, Bob Carr (picture), is to become Australia’s Foreign Minister.

REPLACING KEVIN RUDD

Mr Carr, 46, previously a journalist, had a long term as Labor Premier of the State of New South Wales, 1995-2005. … Read More »