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Greek Vote On Crisis

  • June 22nd, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

athens-and-parthenon.jpgThe Greek government has won a confidence vote in parliament that has enhanced the chances of the EU budget bail-out continuing. … Read More »

Greek Crisis Unrelenting

  • June 18th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

gredek-protest-rfi.jpegPreparations for this Sunday’s (19.6.11) emergency EU Finance Ministers’ meeting on Greece have seen some obstacles to agreement removed, but in the streets of Athens, it remains bad news. … Read More »

SPORTS: Casey Stoner’s Hat-trick

  • June 15th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

casey-stoner-facebook1.jpgAustralian Casey Stoner on Monday chalked up his third win in a row, to get to the front in this year’s MotoGP championship.

He’d been trailing after getting a third place, and a crash, when he won at Le Mans on 16.5.11. (See EUAustralia Online, “One Queen, a ‘ladies’ man’ and a motorbike rider”, 18.6.11). … Read More »

Italy: 95% Reject Berlusconi Laws

  • June 15th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

berlusconi-two-2001-ecthumbnail12.jpgAll votes tallied; Italians on Sunday (12.6.11) voted down referendum proposals from the Berlusconi government in a strong turnout (57%), and by very wide margins – around 95%. … Read More »

Pushing Space Frontiers

  • June 15th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

rosetta-craft-esa.jpegBeyond the clutter of human activity in space, closer to the Earth, two events of the last week gave a reminder of the efforts being made by humankind to probe beyond the solar system. … Read More »

Gates Criticism: Discord At NATO

  • June 15th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

nato-flags.jpgNot much protestation followed the weekend criticism of NATO partners by the United States Defence Secretary, Robert Gates, at Brussels. … Read More »

Japan’s Nuclear Crisis

  • June 11th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

fukushima-greenpeace3.jpgCOMMENTARY: Anger and fresh critiques have emerged over the handling of the Fukushima nuclear accident in Japan. … Read More »

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