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Hackers From Romania Get Credit Cards In Australia …

  • November 29th, 2012
  • Posted by EUEditor

hacker.jpgNot for the first time computer hackers from Romania have broken into small business credit card systems to go on a large-scale spending spree; on this occasion, in Australia. … Read More »

Romanian Vote: Trouble Still To Come

  • July 31st, 2012
  • Posted by EUEditor

romania-president.jpgThe Romanian President, Traian Basescu (picture), has survived a campaign to remove him from office by referendum, 29.7.12, but not by winning the vote.

The parliament moved to suspend him following elections in May, won by his opponents.

The socialists and right-of-centre liberals, brought up charges going back to accusations of corrupt practices first tested in 2005. … Read More »

A Summer Of Discontent?

  • July 31st, 2012
  • Posted by EUEditor

camping-europe.jpgThe search for holiday enjoyment goes determinedly on, this European Summer, off-set by cloudy days for the global economy.


The approach of August, traditionally peak season, time for the evacuation of towns for relaxation out of town, especially at the beach; saw persistent cloudy weather in Northern parts – dark shadows of thunderstorms providing a reminder of the economic dark clouds hanging over the continent. … 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 »

Too Cold

  • February 7th, 2012
  • Posted by EUEditor

cold-worldbulletin.jpgForecasters in Europe say the bitter cold weather that started before the weekend, will continue throughout this week. … Read More »

EU Gets Its Way In “Gypsies” Case

  • August 29th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

roma-stormfrontorg.jpegEurope’s human rights Commissioner, Viviane Reding, has claimed victory for actions by the EU to guarantee the rights of Roma people and other minorities.
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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 »

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