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Greek parliament approved austerity bill, but obstacles remain NEW
Matisak's Blog (A Stamp on the World) 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 8 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
The austerity bill was one of the three conditions to secure EU – IMF bailout. The other two conditions – 325 mil. euros of this year´s budget cuts and commitment of all main political parties to carry on reforms after this year´s elect...
Greek parliament approved austerity bill, but obstacles remain NEW
Matisak's Blog (A Stamp on the World) 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 8 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
The austerity bill was one of the three conditions to secure EU – IMF bailout. The other two conditions – 325 mil. euros of this year´s budget cuts and commitment of all main political parties to carry on reforms after this year´s elect...
Pétition contre le nouvel accord intergouvernemental, pour une Europe démocratique et fédérale NEW
Blog du Parti Fédéraliste Européen 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 8 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
Le PFE, en partenariat avec Europe Démocratie Esperanto, Europe-Liberté, Les Jeunes Européens France et l’Union des Fédéralistes Européens, lance une pétition contre le nouvel accord Merkel-Sarkozy, et pour une Europe Démocratique et F
Ken Livingstone: trust is his key weakness NEW
MEP Daniel Hannan's blog 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 9 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
Boris Johnson is back in the lead in the latest YouGov mayoral poll in today’s Standard – but by only two points, within the margin of error. On the basis of the last three polls, the race remains neck-and-neck. What has halted Ken’s moment...
Europe at the time of the Asian boom NEW
The Euros 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 9 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
Kishore Mahbubani's book analyses the risks and opportunities for the West as it faces “the irresistible rise of the East” - 2. European viewpoints / Asia...
Martin Rowson on Greece crisis – cartoon NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 9 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
Athens's hopes for quick bailout agreement dashedMartin Rowson...
Collegio d'Europa NEW
BXLBLOG 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 9 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
Vuoi fare un Master in Studi europei? Ecco spiegato in sintesi che cos'è il master UE per eccellenza: il Collegio d'Europa...con gli occhi di chi l'ha vissuto ; ))...
EU imposed sanctions on Iran: Who slapped who? NEW
European Student Think Tank 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 9 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
The Iran case turned up in the Western media frontlines (again) in December 2011. With Iran enriching uranium by 20% and defying International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) regulations, it ended up with a bunch of sanctions. The majority of the wes...
Brasilian pääkaupunki Brasilia NEW
Alex Stubb blogi (FI) 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 9 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
Brasiliassa on käynnissä Suomen historian toiseksi suurin vienninedistämismatka. 123-päinen delegaatiomme on tehnyt pääministerin johdolla kaksi päivää tehoiskuja pääkaupunki Brasiliassa. Brasilian poliittinen ja taloudellinen merkitys...
Bingo! NEW
Martin Westlake 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 9 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
To the writers’ workshop this evening, where many a glass was raised to the memory of John Hellon (see previous post). I am reproducing my ‘exercise’ tonight here because it is a graphic illustration of what budding writers are alwa...
A Dangerous Method NEW
Jonathan Fryer 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 10 Hours, 1 Minute ago
The dynamic between Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung was one of the most fascinating and enigmatic of the early 20th Century, inevitably shaping the development of psychoanalysis and related fields. No wonder it proved such a tempting theme for Christophe...
The re-energised US left has much to teach its dismal European counterparts | Adam Price NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 10 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
Moving from retreat to re-tweet, US progressives have linked the personal and political to create a sense of shared purposeIn Europe the city's aflame, but America's Athens, Philadelphia, city of the founding fathers, has lit a very different touchpa...
Russian Private Property: Based on Fairness or Legality? NEW
The Worden Report 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 10 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
In a move to shore up popular supportbefore the presidential election in 2012, Vladimir Putin called for a windfalllevy on the dishonest privatisations of the 1990s. “We need to close theproblems of the 1990s, of what, speaking honestly, was dishon...
Lectia Greciei NEW
Contributors 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 10 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
Ce trebuie sa intelegem din cele cate li se intampla vecinilor nostri greci? Prima teorie se refera la conspiratia finantei mondiale, condusa, preferabil, de catre  americani, care doreste sa stapaneasca intrega lume, prin controlul fluxurilor finan...
Quelle est l’influence de l’UE dans votre vie quotidienne ? NEW
Se former à la communication européenne 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 10 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
Categories: Communication sur l'EuropeTags: citoyens, communication européenne, jeunesLa campagne de communication que lance la présidence danoise du Conseil de l’UE : « Instantanés de votre vie dans l’UE » se révèle intéressante tan...
Further further reading NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 10 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
For the commute home, - New report on trade agreements in a post-Doha world.- Tyler Cowen with more thoughts on banking and shareholder liability.- The US housing bust in one chart....
Writing a book the 2.0 way NEW
Aurelie Valtat 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 10 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
These are exciting times I’ve finally made up my mind on this book I have been wanting to write for some time now, but I am still at the phase [...]...
"Staatsbesuch in Italien - Wulff lobt deutsche Antikorruptionsgesetze" NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 10 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
“Staatsbesuch in Italien - Wulff lobt deutsche Antikorruptionsgesetze” - Uhh, wie glaubwürdig … Und als nächstes fliegt Wulff nach Athen und erklärt dort, wie Sparen geht. Wullfs heißer Tip: Einfach bei Freunden durchschnorren … Staatsbes...
"Staatsbesuch in Italien - Wulff lobt deutsche Antikorruptionsgesetze" NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 10 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
“Staatsbesuch in Italien - Wulff lobt deutsche Antikorruptionsgesetze” - Uhh, wie glaubwürdig … Und als nächstes fliegt Wulff nach Athen und erklärt dort, wie Sparen geht. Wullfs heißer Tip: Einfach bei Freunden durchschnorren … Staatsbes...
Might one presume? Luxembourg court advises Austrians on German legal provisions NEW
The IPKat 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
"Who gets what?" was the issue at stake in the litigation leading to Case C‑277/10, Martin Luksan v Petrus van der Let, a reference for a preliminary ruling from the Handelsgericht Wien (Austria), in which the legal issues were a goo...
La presse française choisit le bon référendum autrichien NEW
La lettre Volée 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
Le 13 janvier, les habitants de Gföhl, en Autriche, ont rejeté à 67% la construction d'un temple boudhiste. L'info se retrouve le jour même sur La Croix, l'Agence de presse internationale catholique et 20 minutes. *...
Enjeux du sommet de Chicago (1/3) NEW
EGEA 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
On commence à y voir plus clair dans la préparation du sommet de Chicago : le sommet de Lisbonne a été digéré, les premières décisions de réforme prises, Ben Laden a été abattu ce qui accélère le retrait d’Afghanistan, l’opér...
Serbia's cold dead of winter NEW
Eastern approaches (The Economist) 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
Prospects for Serbia's EU accession are in limbo just as its economy falters...
A Safe and Just Space for Humanity: Can we live within the doughnut? NEW
3E Intelligence 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
“Humanity’s challenge in the 21st century is to eradicate poverty and achieve prosperity for all within the means of the planet’s limited natural resources. In the run-up to Rio+20, this discussion paper presents a visual framework – shaped l...
Kina och EU NEW
Carl Bildt (SE) 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
STOCKHOLM: Det blev en fascinerande avslutande diskussion på de senaste dagarnas möte med Stockholm China Forum. I centrum stod frågeställningarna om Kinas utveckling efter den kommande höstens partikongress och ledarskiften. Även om situatione...
[AV meets Naked Capitalism] Bankers and bonuses NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
In the first post about our meeting with Yves Smith, purveyor of the blog Naked Capitalism, we discussed the blogosphere and what prompted her to join it. Here we ask Ms Smith...
EU border agency shops around for Israeli warplanes NEW
David Cronin - Campaigning Journalist 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 12 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
Israel’s war machine may be recruited to stop impoverished foreigners from reaching the European Union.A pilotless drone manufactured by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) recently took part in a demonstration exercise organized by Frontex, the EU
Respect our elders: stop this blather about pension time bombs NEW
David Cronin - Campaigning Journalist 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 12 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
Pension time bomb. We have been warned about one so often that I often lie awake terrified by the prospect of a mass combustion of people with white hair. I can no longer walk past the communal gardens beside my house because the senior citizens tend...
'Not anti-austerity demonstrations, they're pro-democracy protests' NEW
FSN Reporters Blog 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 12 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
Listen here to an interview I just did with a Greek environmental lawyer, social activist and peaceful protestor, who says his lungs have only just recovered from last night's tear gas. It's a ten minute Skype interview, but perhaps sums up how many...
Save Saudi writer Hamza Kashgari NEW
Shiraz Socialst 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 12 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
Hi comrades, Please email me back to add your/your organisation’s name to this statement. It’s urgent, so act fast - Sacha *** Freedom for Saudi writer Hamza Kashgari On 12 February, Malaysian police deported 23 yeard old Saudi columnist...
Save Saudi writer Hamza Kashgari NEW
Shiraz Socialst 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 12 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
Hi comrades, Please email me back to add your/your organisation’s name to this statement. It’s urgent, so act fast - Sacha *** Freedom for Saudi writer Hamza Kashgari On 12 February, Malaysian police deported 23 yeard old Saudi columnist...
Volcker defends Volcker NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 12 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
UPDATE: FT.com has just pubbed a Volcker op-ed, this one directly responding to European critics of his rule. A few lines:There is a certain irony in what I read. In Europe,...
Griechenland muss seinen Staat neu gründen (tagesschau.de) NEW
NewropMag BlogPressReview 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 13 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
Es geht nicht nur ums Sparen, es geht ums Gestalten. Griechenland muss seinen Staat neu gründen. Nicht mehr und nicht weniger verlangt Athens Regierungschef Lukas Papademos. ... Griechenland ist noch lange nicht gerettet. Athen braucht nicht nur Gel...
Ja der Griechenland beflügelt Schweizer Börse (reuters) NEW
NewropMag BlogPressReview 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 13 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
Die Erleichterung über die Zustimmung des griechischen Parlaments zum Sparpaket hat der Schweizer Börse am Montag zu Kursgewinnen verholfen.
Tensions au coeur des sociétés européennes (je n'arrive pas à cadrer la vidéo...) NEW
Opinion européenne - Dominique Reynié 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 13 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
Tension (2) : Reynié - durcissement des sociétés... par noop...
European Commission clears Motorola deal NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 13 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
Cross-posted on the Official Google Blog We’re happy that today the European Commission approved our proposed acquisition of Motorola Mobility, which we announced in August. This is an important milestone in the approval process and it moves us cl...
Europas Flug in die Unabhängigkeit (Kurier Videoportal) NEW
NewropMag BlogPressReview 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 13 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
Europas Flug in die Unabhängigkeit - Kurier Videoportal...
Democracy and transparency remain the biggest victims of the euro crisis NEW
Open Europe blog 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 13 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
Over on the Telegraph blog, we argue:The 80,000 Greeks that came out in Athens yesterday to protest the latest round of bailout austerity imposed by EU-ECB-IMF troika can shout all they want. They can even express their disgust at the polling boot...
Schwerer Schlag für den Hafen Antwerpen (belgieninfo) NEW
NewropMag BlogPressReview 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 13 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
Der Hafen Antwerpen muss einen schweren Schlag verkraften. Sechs der größten Containerreedereien der Welt, darunter Hapag-Lloyd, haben angekündigt, dass sie ihre Anläufe des Hafens um die Hälfte zurückschrauben werden. Sie weichen unter anderem...
[Austria] Sparpaket: Neue Beamten-Drohung lässt Regierung kalt (kurier.at) NEW
NewropMag BlogPressReview 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 13 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
Es wird weniger Service geben, sagt Neugebauer. Konter der Ministerin: Weniger Personal heißt nicht weniger Leistung.
De l’honneur d’être numéro 1 NEW
Louis Lepioufle 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 13 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
Figurer dans un classement de blog est intéressant. Il ne reflète cependant pas une réalité qualitative ou quantitative. Auparavant dénommé Wikio, le classement principal des blogs francophones et est devenu Ebuzzing. L’algorithme calculant l...
MPS responds to media 'witch-hunt' claims NEW
FSN Reporters Blog 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 13 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
After this column in the Sun today, following arrests of its journalists at the weekend, here is the full statement in response from the Met Police: 'The linked Operations Weeting, Elveden and Tuleta are extremely difficult and complex with literally...
Sollen Kinderlose mehr für soziale Sicherheit zahlen? (welt.de) NEW
NewropMag BlogPressReview 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 13 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
Unter der Überschrift „Für eine solidarische Demografie-Rücklage!“ wird dabei nicht weniger als eine Sonderabgabe für Kinderlose gefordert. Ab dem 25. Lebensjahr sollen Bürger demnach einen „prozentualen Anteil des Einkommens“ für „di...
A bauble for the Bon Bon: rapper does have a reputation but isn't greatly damaged, rules Aussie court NEW
The IPKat 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 13 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
This Kat has a little riddle with which to tease her readers. It goes like this: Question: what do you get if you cross an American rap artist with a digruntled Australian tour promoter and a song with the title 'We No Speak Americano'? Answer: a mo...
"Some dry Numbers for Henkel trocken" by Andrew Watt NEW
Social Europe 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 13 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
Via Gustav Horn I see that poor Hans-Olaf Henkel, that doughty scourge of the euro, is very distressed because everyone in Germany is always talking about equality and social justice and no-one about freedom. He concludes his tirade with an impressio...
Merkel: Regulierung von «Schattenbanken» schrittweise (europeonline-magazine.eu) NEW
NewropMag BlogPressReview 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 13 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
Sie sind die neuen Spielcasinos der Finanzzocker. Mit der Aufsicht über «Schattenbanken» tun sich die globalen Top-Mächte aber schwer. Auch Merkel rechnet vorerst mit keiner umfassenden Kontrolle.... Eine Gesamtregulierung auf globaler Ebene wär...
Companiile de stat – Quo vadis ? NEW
Contributors 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 13 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
Companiile de stat sunt o prezenţă familiară pentru orice român, mai ales dacă a crescut în peisajul înţesat de întreprinderi (socialiste) de stat de dinainte de 1990 sau chiar în epoca frământată a trecerii spre economia privată de dup...
Sarkozys Vorwahlkampf, plus Le Pen, moins Merkel (faz.net) NEW
NewropMag BlogPressReview 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 13 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
In dieser Woche will Sarkozy offiziell den Wahlkampf einläuten. Weil die enge Bindung an die Bundeskanzlerin bei den Franzosen nicht gut ankam, wildert er nun beim rechtsextremen Front National.
CARICOM and Chile: committed to working together NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 14 Hours ago
With the aim of boosting sustainable development, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Member States and Chile will intensify political dialogue and cooperation. Following the conclusion of the second meeting of the CARICOM-Chile Joint Commission in...
Canada: Police to see web hits under new spying law NEW
Euro-Police 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 14 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
Jason Magder The Conservative government plans to introduce this week a law that would allow police to better monitor web-surfing habits of Canadians and to track them with electronic surveillance. The law would require Internet service providers (IS...