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Charles Taylor Gets 50 Years

  • May 31st, 2012
  • Posted by EUEditor

taylor-c-mil-21.jpgCharles Taylor, the former head of state of Liberia, has been gaoled for 50 years by the special war crimes court at The Hague. … Read More »

UK Supreme Court Backs Assange Extradition To Sweden …

  • May 30th, 2012
  • Posted by 7thmin

assange-julian.jpgA panel of seven Supreme Court judges in London has dismissed the appeal of Julian Assange against being extradited to Sweden, in a majority vote, 5-2. … Read More »

Eurovision Euphoria

  • May 30th, 2012
  • Posted by EUEditor

eurovision-victory-loreen2012.jpgThe glitzy-ditzy Eurovision show brightened up Baku for a week and delivered the prize to the favourite, the Swedish singer Loreen with Euphoria — a singer and song already cruising at No.1 through much of Europe. … Read More »

Australian Names: Patrick White, Mark Webber, Sam Stosur …

  • May 29th, 2012
  • Posted by EUEditor

patrick_victor_martindale_white.jpg mark-webber-madtvmeuk4.jpg stosur.jpgMonday 28.5.12 marked the birth centenary of the late Patrick White, writer; while, very much alive, Mark Webber won the Monaco Grand Prix, and Sam Stosur made a good start, trying to win in Paris, this time around. … Read More »

Diamond

  • May 28th, 2012
  • Posted by EUEditor

diamond-queen.jpg“I declare before you all that my whole life will be dedicated to your service”, said the young Elizabeth II after becoming Queen on 6 February 1952. … Read More »

Torrid Times: Afghanistan, Syria, Recession And Debt …

  • May 28th, 2012
  • Posted by EUEditor

syriza-backers.jpgThings came together on world economic business, and a list of other problems, if not closer to solution for people on the streets, with a fresh round of high-level events – beginning in Maryland on 18 May. … Read More »

Elections: France, Greece …

  • May 7th, 2012
  • Posted by EUEditor

hollande-francois-21.jpgVoting on the weekend brought change in France, and in Greece a vote against austerity bringing prospects of deadlock and paralysis. … Read More »

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