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World Against Gaddafi

  • February 28th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

gaddafi-21.jpgCombined action against  Libya on the weekend by world powers saw a unanimous vote  by the UN Security Council (27.2.11) to impose sanctions on Muammar al-Gaddafi and his government.


The United Nations resolution mandated a ban on travel by Gaddafi and his inner circle, a freeze on their assets, an arms embargo  and a reference to the International Criminal Court over the violent repression of dissent. … Read More »

Ireland Change Of Government

  • February 27th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

dublin2.jpegExit polls in the Irish elections (25.2.11) showed the ruling Fianna Fail party will be removed from office, achieving little more than 15% of the vote, in a strong turn-out. … Read More »

Assange Deportation Order

  • February 26th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

assange-julian2.jpgA London court has ordered that the Wikileaks founder Julian Assange (picture) should go to Sweden, there to face charges of sexual misconduct. … Read More »

Voting: Moment Of Truth In Ireland

  • February 25th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

dublin1.jpegThe moment has arrived with elections this Friday (25.2.11) for Irish voters to rule on the financial shenanigans of the last few decades, leading to widespread economic ruin today. … Read More »

EU Parliament Challenge To Russia

  • February 24th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

eu-parlt-strasbourg1.jpgMembers of the European Parliament have called for bringing more pressure on the Russian government to change its ways, to improve independence of the judiciary and the state of human rights. … Read More »

EU Talks Of New Mid-east “Partnerships”

  • February 23rd, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

eurobook-council.jpgThe European Union has moved towards a working relationship with new governments that might emerge in the Middle East, its 27 Foreign Ministers this week speaking of a “new partnership”.

The Ministers, at Brussels (21.2.11), supported initiatives that would involve an extension of financial assistance where democratic changes were in the offing. … Read More »

Earthquake Tragedy In New Zealand

  • February 22nd, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

christchurch-cathedral.jpegAs the number of persons killed in the earthquake at Christchurch rose to well over 65, with others still trapped inside some 25 ruined buildings, sympathy and offers of help flowed in from afar. … Read More »

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