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“Who will be EU president?… Gender balanced Commission and more from the EU…

In EU summits/meetings, State of Europe on November 19, 2009 at 17:33

Who will be EU president?

from BBC News | Europe | World Edition
Europe correspondent Jonny Dymond profiles the runners and riders for the EU president

Leaders set to pick EU president

from BBC News | Europe | World Edition
European Union leaders will gather in Brussels later to select their first full-time president and foreign affairs chief.

Ideas on Europe: Britain & the EU Presidency: Idealism versus Effectiveness

David Miliband is out, but Tony Blair is still in with a shout. Those whom shriek with horror at the thought of a Blair presidency, but also want a stronger more coherent EU might want to consider the potential contradictions in their respective posi.

 

What’s in an EU anthem?

from FP Passport by Mardy Shualy

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Turks may not have liked the German election results

In State of Europe, Turkey in Europe on September 27, 2009 at 23:11
source: Hürriyet

source: Hürriyet

updated: 28 Sept 2009- 18:20

Turkish newspapers lament the results as triumphant center-right coalition means continuing obstacle to Turkey’s EU membership (see Hürriyet)

Victorious Merkel vows recovery

German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledges to focus on reviving Europe’s largest economy after winning a second term in office.
A good round up by Grahnlaw:

German elections and the European Union

by Grahnlaw

The German elections have caused a shift in the federal parliament Bundestag, and they will bring in a new government coalition (Bundesregierung). The conservative parties, the Christian Democratic CDU and the Bavarian CSU, suffered some vote losses, but remain the largest group by far.

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Meet Rama Yade: A Symbol of Integration in France according to Washington Post

In Islam in Europe, State of Europe on September 23, 2009 at 23:14
Rama Yade, 32, junior minister for youth and sports, was born in Senegal and raised in a Paris suburb. Aides say she is thinking of running for an office that would give her a political foothold. She will be in Washington this week.

Rama Yade, 32, junior minister for youth and sports, was born in Senegal and raised in a Paris suburb. Aides say she is thinking of running for an office that would give her a political foothold. She will be in Washington this week. (By Thibault Camus — Associated Press)

French Minister’s Star Status Holds Political Promise

LYON, France — The photographer insisted on telling her how to pose. A television soundman thrust his microphone toward her face while behind him the intruding camera rolled. A knot of bystanders, meanwhile, edged in for a close-up look and opened fire with cellphone snapshots.

Other points of interest from the EU politics:

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