Posts Tagged ‘sweden’

Copenhagen Summit and EU agenda roundup

In EU Foreign Policy, EU summits/meetings, European Economy, European Parliament, Islam in Europe, State of Europe on December 13, 2009 at 01:02
Arrested demonstrators sit on the ground as they are surrounded ...

Arrested demonstrators sit on the ground as they are surrounded by police during a rally outside the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen December 12, 2009. REUTERS/Christian Charisius

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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

Two TV ads from two Turkish dailies

In Attractions: football, cinema, music on November 7, 2009 at 10:31

Taraf daily’s latest TV ad. ThemeÇ Challenging political taboos.

Zaman’s latest ad with a theme “prejudice”. Challenging political prejudices. Zaman, who is known to have direct relations with Fethullah Gülen, has been producing very nice ads for a while…

And a roundup of interesting videos Erkan had a look…. Read the rest of this entry »

Broadband: a legal right!

In Cyberculture, Journalism on October 15, 2009 at 23:34

Broadband Internet is Now a Legal Right in Finland

from Mashable! by Stan Schroeder

The EU Parliament has on several occasions stated that access to the Internet is one of basic human rights. Now, Finland has become the first country to actually declare fast (broadband) Internet access a legal right. Read the rest of this entry »

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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