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Women In Uniform

  • December 28th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

women-services-aust-2.jpgThe Australian government announced this year (27.9.11) that women in the armed forces will be allowed to serve in any frontline combat roles by 2016.

While women are prominent in many roles already, as senior officers, crew members on warships, air force pilots, and soldiers in Afghanistan, the move excited debate over security and safety issues for all troops, with two sexes in the ranks. … Read More »

The Strauss-Kahn Courtcase Turn-around Is Bothering France …

  • July 4th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

dominique-strauss-kahn1.jpgA court decision in New York has generated great confusion in the political community, and even wider community in France.

How can it be that Dominique Strauss-Kahn (picture), publicly accused of attempted rape, manacled, gaoled before going into house arrest, could suddenly be let go on bail? … Read More »

“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 »

Women Of Europe

  • March 9th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

merkel-bxl-council-dec-06.jpg queen.jpg Women leaders of the European Union focused attention on the role of women in the current struggle in Libya, among the list of concerns published to mark the 100th world women’s day (8.3.11). … Read More »

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