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Germany: Rail Crash in Bad Weather

  • January 31st, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

german-rail-crash-30111.jpgTen people have died with more than 20 others hurt, some seriously, in Germany’s  weekend train crash. … 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 »

Europe’s Tense Watch On Egypt

  • January 31st, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

egypt-giza-sphinx.jpgEuropean Foreign Ministers were set to debate the chaotic state of affairs in Egypt at a scheduled meeting today in Brussels. … Read More »

EU Drive To End Petrol Products In Transport …

  • January 27th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

traffic-eu-2spacenet.jpgA new drive for replacing petroleum products for transport in Europe is to be launched this year, and a research report just released in Brussels sets out where it is likely to go. … Read More »

Australia Day 2011

  • January 26th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

jess-watson.jpgJess Watson from Buderim in Queensland (picture), the girl who sailed single-handedly around the world at 16, has been named Young Australian of the Year.

The national day commemorations also saw the social entrepreneur, Simon McKeon, named Australian of the Year, and hundreds of others recognised for their personal distinctions and service. … Read More »

Moscow Bomb Attack

  • January 25th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

domodedovo-airport-entrendaz.jpgThe toll of casualties from the suicide bombing at Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport (24.1.11), 35 dead and 110 injured, creates both a dilemma of human suffering and a severe problem for the Russian government facing elections this year. … Read More »

Cpl. Ben Roberts-Smith VC

  • January 23rd, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

ben-roberts-smith-vc.jpgThe winner of the Victoria Cross has been named as Corporal Benjamin Roberts-Smith, decorated today at the headquarters of his unit, the Special Air Service (SAS), in Perth.

He is one of two Australian soldiers to be awarded the Victoria Cross during the current war in Afghanistan; the other is Corporal Mark Donaldson, also from the SAS. See Euaustralia Online, “Second Australian VC …”, 21.1.11. … Read More »

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