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European Union

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The Wall Street Journal

How is it possible that a mature European liberal democracy is prosecuting an elected member of parliament for his political opinions on the most pressing issue of the day—namely, Islamic fundamentalism?

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UK Daily Express

Europol can access personal information on anyone – including their political opinions and sexual preferences – if it suspects, that they may be involved in any “preparatory act” which could lead to criminal activity.

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Per Der Spiegel in Germany this week: "This video has the potential to become a net phenomenon. It begins with Economic Minister Gunther Oettinger who says, 'English is becoming the language of work. All workers and business owners need to know it.

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European Council on Foreign Relations

The European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) is the first pan-European think-tank. Launched in October 2007, its objective is to conduct research and promote informed debate across Europe on the development of coherent and effective European valu

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Bruno Waterfield

Confidential negotiations on how to implement the Lisbon Treaty have produced proposals to allow the EU to negotiate treaties and even open embassies across the world. A letter conferring a full "legal personality" for the Union has been drafted i

News Link • Global Reported By Karen Rambat
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By Jane Merrick, Political Editor, The Independent

Brown gives grudging blessing to his old rival's return to new job at centre of the global stage. Tony Blair has emerged as the leading candidate to become the first permanent president of the European Union after Gordon Brown gave his grudging b

News Link • Global Reported By Lauren Roseman
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NY Times

The piece, an enormous mosaic installed in the European Council building over the weekend, was meant to symbolize the glory of a unified Europe by reflecting something special about each country in the European Union.

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A one euro coin has turned up in Spain bearing the face of cartoon couch potato Homer Simpson instead of that of the country's king, a sweetshop owner told Reuters on Friday.

News Link • Global Reported By Chip Saunders