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Archive for August, 2008

EU Olympic Triumph

  • August 30th, 2008
  • Posted by 7thmin

olympic-medals.jpgOnce again the European Union won the Olympic Games hands down.

Had the twenty-seven countries’ medals tally been aggregated, in the manner of, say, the Soviet Union in days gone by, world Olympic sports domination would be close to no-contest.

It might be a tribute to sports culture, good policy on health and fitness, or a plain outcome of having money and time to spend on sport, but the medals tally from the Beijing Olympic Games is telling a story of success for Europe. … Read More »

Karadzic, Rwanda: Bad Times Remembered

  • August 6th, 2008
  • Posted by EUEditor

srebrenica-zoksternet.jpgNew efforts are made to bring to justice, men wanted for mass murder in Bosnia; and an inquiry in Rwanda, into that country’s genocide, points a finger of blame at France. … Read More »

Alexander Solzhenitsyn

  • August 6th, 2008
  • Posted by 7thmin

solzhenitsyn-schoolnetuk.jpgThe persecuted writer who informed on Soviet state terror has been lauded in his home country, at the end of his life. … Read More »