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Meme au bout de monde: Football victory for France reverberates world-wide

  • July 16th, 2018
  • Posted by EU Australia

Even at the “end of the Earth”, or at least a most far-away point from France, they stayed up all night to revel in the country’s great victory.

The scene was a crowded sports bar in Noumea, New Caledonia, out in the mid-Pacific, towards 4 am local time, and 500 spectators dared to believe it was about to happen. … Read More »

Europe Back to (modest) growth: Canberra envoy unsurprised …

  • August 16th, 2013
  • Posted by EU Australia

david-daly-2-reducedThe European Union’s Ambassador in Australia, David Daley, says emphatically Europe won’t be going broke and won’t be disbanding the Euro currency.

Two days after his comments in response to a student audience in Brisbane on 12.8.13, official figures came out in his support, showing the Eurozone in the last quarter edging out of recession. … Read More »

Croatia Joins EU

  • July 5th, 2013
  • Posted by EU Australia

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Croatia began the week as a member of the European Union.The accession to become the 28th member state, 1.7.13, was the culmination of a long journey, beginning with the 1990s break-up of Yugoslavia and barbarous civil war of that era. … Read More »

Croatia: Release Of “War Crimes” Generals Sets Mood For Joining EU …

  • December 6th, 2012
  • Posted by EUEditor

mladen_markac_-gotovina.jpgCroatia moves towards entry into the European Union in the coming year, with two of its favourite citizens ready to play a star role in the celebrations.

The two retired generals from the Yugoslav civil war, Ante Gotovina and Mladen Markack, gaoled at The Hague in April last year for war crimes, were acquitted on appeal last month (16.11.12).   … Read More »

Grasping Its Chance: Croatia To Join EU

  • January 23rd, 2012
  • Posted by EUEditor

croatia-flag.jpg eu-flag-flies.jpgCroatians voted on Sunday to becomes the 28th member country of the European Union.

The voter turn-out was low at 44% but the decision  emphatic, with 66% saying yes to ac cession, which is to take place in July next year, once the existing member governments have ratified it.

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Liege: Lone Shooters Bane Of Society

  • December 26th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

liege-st-lambert-sq.jpg liege-victim.jpgliege-stlambert2.jpgAnother social outsider able to keep guns: the attacker who fired on shoppers in Liege on 13.12.11  took six lives with some 100 others hurt. … Read More »

EU Heads On Croatia, Greece

  • June 25th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

eurobook-cover-trim.jpgCroatia has been cleared to become the 28th member country of the European Union, under a decision by the EU’s Heads of Government at Brussels, 24.6.11.

The summit also approved the current phase of debt relief for Greece. … Read More »

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