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EU Heads On Croatia, Greece

  • June 25th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

eurobook-cover-trim.jpgCroatia has been cleared to become the 28th member country of the European Union, under a decision by the EU’s Heads of Government at Brussels, 24.6.11.

The summit also approved the current phase of debt relief for Greece. … Read More »

“Got Him!”, (Again): This Time Mladic …

  • May 27th, 2011
  • Posted by 7thmin

mladic-may-11.jpgAnother fugitive linked to wholesale political murders, the Serb military figure Ratko Mladic, has been caught (at a village in Northern Serbia, 26.5.11) , three weeks after the death of the terrorist Osama Bin Laden.

Mladic had been wanted by the International Criminal Tribunal for former Yugoslavia, at The Hague, for 16 years. … Read More »

Former Yugoslavia: Rumblings In Soft Underbelly Of Europe …

  • April 17th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

belgrade-protest.jpegOver 50000 protesters were out on Saturday in Belgrade, backing demands from the nationalist opposition for an early resignation by the Serbian government.

Similar large numbers were appearing on the streets of Zagreb in Croatia, decrying the conviction of two former Generals at The Hague, for war crimes. … Read More »

Nazi War Crime Arrest in Hungary

  • February 15th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

novi-sad-memorial.jpgProsecutors in Hungary have charged a former para-military officer Sandor Kepiro with involvement in the murder of more than 1000 civilians in Serbia, during the Second World War. … Read More »

Sports Wrap

  • January 31st, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

cricket-31111.jpgThe sports season begun in defiance of bad weather and flooding, (see EUAustralia Online, “Australia: Focus back on summer sport”, 21.1.11), brought in some final results on the weekend. … Read More »

EU’s Hungary Presidency In A Media War

  • January 9th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

orban-viktor.jpgThe new Hungarian government has started talking about moderating a national media law which has diverted attention from other tasks, at the start of its Presidency of the EU.

That coincides with reports of new moves in America, on the Wikileaks front, perceived as nibbling at the freedom to publish. … Read More »

Anti-gay Riot In Belgrade

  • October 11th, 2010
  • Posted by EUEditor

belgrade-riot.jpgCOMMENTARY: Hundreds of rioters in Belgrade on Sunday (10.10.10) attacked police, chased gay pride marchers indoors, and set fire to a section of the ruling Democratic Party’s headquarters building. … Read More »

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