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“Wow”, Said The Bride

  • April 30th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

kiss.jpgBritain’s Royal wedding happened on Friday 29th April amid churchbells, some pageantry and cheers from very large crowds. … Read More »

EU Focus On Violence In Syria

  • April 29th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

syria-demonst-11.jpgSenior officials of the EU member countries are meeting at Brussels (29.4.121) to debate possible joint action against the Syrian government, over the violence being meted out to public protesters in that country. … Read More »

Royal Wedding – Questions

  • April 28th, 2011
  • Posted by 7thmin

prince-william-engaged1.jpegIs the ban on an ABC comedy team covering the Royal Wedding this Friday (29.4.11) a serious matter or not?

Lee Duffield asks about the decision by the BBC and APTN to say no to the live feed, if a broadcast by “The Chaser” on the second ABC channel would be using it. … Read More »

World Climate Change Accords – New Stage …

  • April 25th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

berlaymont-resize-1504.jpgThe Australian Minister, Greg Combet, is one of 17 national representatives this week attending the latest round, in the world talks on climate change, at Brussels (26-27.4.11). … Read More »

A Weekend For Modern-day Tensions, Memories Of Other Times …

  • April 24th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

syria-demonst-1.jpgWorld news during the religious season this weekend has focused on the violence in Syria, with some 100 believed killed by security forces over two days (22-23.4.11).

For Australians the coincidence of dates means Easter is conjoined with Anzac Day. … Read More »

Finland Vote Latest In Euro Nationalist Trend …

  • April 22nd, 2011
  • Posted by 7thmin

finland-vote.jpgElections this month (17.4.11) in Finland produced another installment in the rise of support for militant groups against continuing immigration.

Posted by Lee Duffield with research by Haydn Rippon. … 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 »

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