Archive: April 2012

Opposition attacks government in several fields

Poland, 19 Mar - 01 Apr 2012

Solidary Poland forms new party ++ New controversial history lessons ++ Debate over retirement age++ Poland's energy policy in the spotlight. by Markus Bingel

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Nobel Prize winner Grass under fire from all sides

Germany, 26 Mar - 08 Apr 2012

Günter Grass goes on at Israel ++ Criticism of (new) media for homicide news coverage ++ Schlecker rescue fails ++ Waiting for Pirate program. by Andreas Fleig

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The 2008 Financial Crisis Revisited

Netherlands, 01 Apr - 14 Apr 2012

Report Criticises Dutch Bank Bail-Out ++ Prank-Interviews Embarrass Dutch Politicians ++ Six Weeks of Budget-Cut Negotiations ++ Discontent with Surinamese Amnesty Law. by Frederic van Zinnicq Bergmann

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A national Tragedy no One can forget

Poland, 02 Apr - 15 Apr 2012

Still discussions Two Years After Smolensk ++ Little Madzia Keeps the Polish Press Busy ++ Poland’s View on Günter Grass++ New Surveys Published. by Markus Bingel

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Salafists and Military Mission in Debate

Germany, 09 Apr - 22 Apr 2012

Salafists Cause a Stir by Giving Away Koran Copies ++ Proposed Extension of Counter-Piracy Mandate Causes Trouble ++ Election Campaign in North-Rhine Westphalia in Full Swing ++ Trial against Mass Murderer Anders Breivik in Norway Begins. by Eik-Sören Scholz

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From Merkozy to Merkollande?

Germany, 23 Apr - 08 May 2012

French Elections Questioning European Debt Policy ++ Debate about a Political Boycott of Football Championship in Ukraine ++ Pirate Party Holds Conference and Succeeds in another State Election. by Saskia Ries

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Ukraine and the Dark Side of the EURO 2012

Poland, 30 Apr - 13 May 2012

Consternation about Treatment of Tymoshenko in Ukraine ++ Some Scepticism towards Poland’s Ability of Hosting the EURO 2012 ++ No Stronger Cooperation on the Political Left ++ Protests Against Extension of Retirement Age. by Markus Bingel

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