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EU Greets New Australian PM

  • June 30th, 2010
  • Posted by EUEditor

julia-gillard1.jpgThe European Union has welcomed the new Australian Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, saying it was looking for good relations, especially on climate change and managing the world economy. … Read More »

Europe Day: Peaceful Relations In Aftermath Of War …

  • June 29th, 2010
  • Posted by EUEditor

europe-day-2010.jpgEuropean leaders at commemorations around the world since May 5, Europe Day, have declared that the “Europe of Values” is set up for the long term.

The European Union Ambassador to Australia and New Zealand, David Daly,  (pictured, with the President of the Europe Council in Australia, Elfi Massey-Vallazza),  said  the EU had demonstrated strong political will in the financial crisis, so “the European Union still exists, and the Euro still exists”. … Read More »

Mark Webber: Crash In Valencia

  • June 28th, 2010
  • Posted by EUEditor

mark-webber-crash.jpgAustralian Formula One driver Mark Webber is considering himself “lucky to be in one piece” as his spectacular crash in  Sunday’s European Grand Prix (27.6.10) is now replayed globally on television screens. … Read More »

Tennis Milestone: Longest Game

  • June 26th, 2010
  • Posted by EUEditor

john-isner.jpgWimbledon tennis this week saw the “longest tennis match ever”, that “would not end”, as America’s John Isner (picture) defeated Nicolas Mahut of France, after a fifth set finished at 70-68. … Read More »

Two-way Pressure On G20: Who Should Pay?

  • June 26th, 2010
  • Posted by 7thmin

g20-canada-2010.jpgCOMMENTARY: “Who should pay out the deficits, following the financial crash of 2008?” is a keynote question for the G20 international economic summit this weekend, in Canada.

After billion-dollar government bail-outs of errant banks, protesting workers, right now in France and Italy, say it should not be them.

The incoming head of the international trades union movement, Australian Sharon Burrow, has added in a warning that the deficit cutting will stymie economic growth. … Read More »

OECD: Shift In Economic Power From West; Key Moment Approaches …

  • June 25th, 2010
  • Posted by EUEditor

oecd-development.JPGThe Paris-based OECD says the emergent developing countries, especially China, are set to eclipse its membership of most advanced economies, in playing the lead as global wealth producers. … Read More »

Tropical Wood Trade – New Move By EU

  • June 23rd, 2010
  • Posted by EUEditor

png-forestry.jpgThe Greenpeace organisation says it is satisfied the European Union will now crack down effectively on illegal imports of rainforest timber. … Read More »

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