EU: sanctions for Hungary and triggering Article 7 for violation of human rights
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The situation in Hungary justifies the triggering of the procedure which may result in sanctions for Hungary, MEPs say in a resolution adopted on Wednesday. MEPs see serious deterioration of rule of law and democracy Controversial laws must be suspended … Read More

Imagine
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(A video against the war, including the actual war in Ossetia and Abkhazia, Georgia) More at http://www.setthings.com Imagine there’s no Heaven It’s easy if you try No hell below us Above us only sky Imagine all the people Living for … Read More

The benumbing of the human spirit in Italy
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Some hours ago, an immigrant just died near the Reggio Calabria city in the Mediterranean waters, because he didn’t know to swim. Tens of Italians just looked at him and did nothing, They called the emergency after the man died, … Read More

Italy: two immigrants killed each other
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Two immigrants were found killed near Rome yesterday, a Romanian and a Poland. One with powerful blows in his head, the other stabbed with a knife in his neck. The Italian police says that it is possible that the two … Read More

Italy: Rome starts today fingerprinting the gypsies
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This is the first time after the World War II when a government initiate an ID action based on racial criteria. During the next 48 hours, Rome’s authorities will fingerprint about 10,000 gypsies, helped by the Italian Red Cross. In … Read More

The digital Europe – i2010 Initiative
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Preparing Europe’s digital future i2010 Mid-Term Review {SEC(2008) 470} INTRODUCTION Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) continue to be a major driver of economic and social modernisation. Today, businesses in the EU devote 20% of investment to ICTs, and the sector … Read More

A new world?
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Is the capitalism able to overcome the actual crisis in the world? I talked some time ago about big changes in the geopolitics and economy due to the global warming and climate change. Now, it seems that the financial crisis … Read More

Kosovo and the Russian dolls, the democracy as the new religion
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Kosovo will proclaim soon, in some hours, its independence. It’s a fact. Kosovo will be the world’s newest state. And it will be recognized by US and most of the European countries, as well as the most other countries. But … Read More

UN report on the world economy
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The United Nations has published a report on “the world economic situation and perspectives for 2008.” According to the study’s conclusions a slowing is to be expected. It provides an overview of recent global economic performance and short-term prospects for … Read More

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