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Feeling the heat over Ukraine

  • September 3rd, 2014
  • Posted by EU Australia

Ukraine tanksThe last days of Summer saw little easing of the heat of conflict in Eastern Ukraine. … Read More »

Warm finale to icy games

  • February 27th, 2014
  • Posted by EU Australia

Sochi closer 2In the end the home team did the country proud, finishing the Sochi Winter Olympics at the top of the medals table.

Totally acclaimed, Russia emerged with 13 gold medals, 11 Silver, 9 bronze – 33 in all. … Read More »

G20: World economic talks go South

  • February 23rd, 2014
  • Posted by EU Australia

G20 pic SydneyFinance Ministers of the leading 20 world economies, the G20, ended a meeting in Sydney, 23.2.14, with an agreement adopt a joint target for economic growth over the coming five years. … Read More »

Belgium’s euthanasia law, now for children …

  • February 15th, 2014
  • Posted by EU Australia

Bxl  flag mapThe legal right to have your life ended has been given to terminally ill children in Belgium.

The national parliament voted late on Thursday, 86-44, with 12 abstentions, to extend an existing law for adult sufferers of terminal illness, and it is to come into effect after receiving Royal assent. … Read More »

Winter Games: Great start at Sochi

  • February 9th, 2014
  • Posted by EU Australia

Winter games 2Mother Russia pulled out all stops to make the start of the Winter Olympics on the weekend one of the most memorable.

sochi sharapovaLocal girl Maria Sharapova, 26, ranked No. 3 in world Tennis, usually ranked No. 1 as the Queen of Beauty in the game, carried the torch into the area for the opening ceremony in Sochi, 7.2.14. … Read More »

“Geneva not Jakarta” theme for Australian diplomacy this week …

  • January 21st, 2014
  • Posted by EU Australia

geneva jakartaThe Australian Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, has set out to drum up some business through the World Economic Forum at Davos (22-25.1.14) in Switzerland.

Meanwhile the government in Canberra struggles to keep ahead of adverse trends closer to home, in Indonesia and Timor Leste. … Read More »

Party in Amsterdam: New King, New Rijksmuseum …

  • May 27th, 2013
  • Posted by Editor EUAustralia

queen-beatrix-resize Dutch royalsThe month of May began for the Netherlands under a new head of state; King Willem-Alexander with his wife, Queen Maxima, took office upon the abdication of his mother Queen Beatrix. … Read More »

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