Archive: November 2012

All Set for Mark Rutte's New Government

Netherlands, 22 Oct - 05 Nov 2012

Liberals and Socialists ready to take over new government ++ Hurricane “Sandy” hits Dutch news. by Frederic van Zinnicq Bergmann

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Germany’s Favourite Obama Wins Second Term

Germany, 24 Oct - 06 Nov 2012

US election outcome closely watched – and highly appreciated ++ Government parties struggle for controversial bills ++ Broadcaster reveals attempted manipulation by Bavarian conservatives. by Christian Grünewald

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Now and Ever – Smolensk Guides Polish Politics

Poland, 29 Oct - 12 Nov 2012

Spectacular news turn out to be wrong ++ Independence day – Poland shows its religious and patriotic face ++ All Saints – traffic chaos like every year by Lukas Plewnia

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Joy over US Election, Annoyance about Own Government

Netherlands, 06 Nov - 19 Nov 2012

Dutch pleased about Barack Obama’s re-election ++ New government’s reform plans under attack ++ Israel and Hamas criticised over renewed violence in Gaza. by Frederic van Zinnicq Bergmann

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German “Patriots” Called to Defend Turkish Border

Germany, 07 Nov - 20 Nov 2012

A chance for “Patriot”-missiles ++ Claudia’s second chance ++ Barack’s last chance ++ No chance for practice fee. by Eik-Sören Scholz

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Attack on Polish Parliament Prevented!

Poland, 12 Nov - 25 Nov 2012

Man tries to blow up the Sejm ++ Changes in the government ++ Polish airline undegoes changes by Markus Bingel

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Can an Old Christmas Tradition Be Racist?

Netherlands, 20 Nov - 03 Dec 2012

Dutch debate whether 'Zwarte Piet' is a glorification of the Dutch colonial past ++ Man in custody after his DNA matched to a 20 year old murder case ++ Asylum seekers occupy church in Amsterdam. by Frederic van Zinnicq Bergmann

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Strengthened Merkel Facing Trouble with Tank Sales

Germany, 21 Nov - 05 Dec 2012

Angela Merkel confirmed as party leader ++ Possible sale of tanks to Saudi Arabia met with criticism ++ Fire disaster in sheltered workshop ++ New concept for better security in football stadiums – FC Bayern autumn champion. by Daniel Rätz

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Peasant Party Finally Presents New Vice Prime Minister

Poland, 26 Nov - 09 Dec 2012

PSL sends its new leader – office taken by Piechocinski ++ Spy affair in Poland – daily soap in the parliament ++ Worldview questions at the center – Polish society deeply divided by Lukas Plewnia

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