Archive for June 5th, 2007

US President Greeted by Anti-Missile Shield Protests in Prague

Tuesday, June 5th, 2007

Der Spiegel - 05/06 - US President George W. Bush has started an eight-day tour of Europe in the Czech capital Prague, where demonstrators are protesting against his plans for a missile shield in Europe that has prompted fierce rhetoric from Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Turkey, EU meet at summit for ‘European energy policy’

Tuesday, June 5th, 2007

Zaman - 05/06 - Only a day after the EU Troika-Turkey meeting in Ankara, where various issues were covered, EU and Turkish officials will meet again in İstanbul today with a specific agenda: energy cooperation between Ankara and Brussels.

L’UE clôt les procédures de déficit contre Allemagne, Grèce et Malte

Tuesday, June 5th, 2007

Le Vif - 05/06 - Les ministres européens des Finances ont clos mardi la procédure de déficit excessif contre l’Allemagne, qui a assaini considérablement ses finances publiques, mettant ainsi fin à une longue saga qui avait provoqué en 2005 la réforme du pacte de stabilité.

European voters say no thanks to U.S. missile plan

Tuesday, June 5th, 2007

Chicago Tribune - 05/06 - The outcome of Saturday’s referendum was never in doubt. Residents of this postcard village in the forested hills of central Bohemia voted 728-10 in favor of a resolution that directs the local municipal council to take all necessary steps to block the U.S. government from installing an anti-missile radar in their back yard.

Kosovo Question Contributes to EU-Russia Troubles

Tuesday, June 5th, 2007

Deutsche Welle - 05/06 - A US anti-missile defense system, pipeline politics, Polish meat, press freedom and Iran policy have all been issues in the disputes between the West and Russia ahead of the G8 summit. Statehood for Kosovo is the latest.

Srebrenica relatives sue Dutch state

Tuesday, June 5th, 2007

Radio Netherlands - 05/06 - Relatives of the 8000 Muslims who were massacred in the Bosnian town of Srebrenica 12 years ago have filed a case against the Dutch state claiming compensation and blaming the then government and the United Nations for allowing the atrocity to happen.

Le projet américain de bouclier antimissile en Europe centrale est “la blague de l’année”, selon l’Iran

Tuesday, June 5th, 2007

Nouvel Obs - 05/06 - Le principal négociateur iranien en matière de politique étrangère, Ali Larijani, a estimé lundi que le projet américain de bouclier antimissile en Europe centrale censé protéger le continent d’une éventuelle attaque de Téhéran était une “blague”, les missiles iraniens n’ayant pas une portée suffisante.

Poutine : “La Russie devra choisir des cibles en Europe”

Tuesday, June 5th, 2007

Le Figaro - 04/05 - Dans un entretien au Figaro, le président russe réplique au projet américain de système antimissiles en menaçant de pointer ses propres engins sur des cibles en Europe.

La guerre des Six jours: des questions sans réponses

Tuesday, June 5th, 2007

Newropeans Magazine - 05/06 - Il y a 40 ans, le 5 juin 1967, la troisième guerre israélo-arabe est déclenchée par l’armée israélienne. Ce troisième conflit israélo-arabe est la première guerre préventive de l’histoire militaire régionale.

US economy: Perfusion by Fed and Wall Street conceals recession

Tuesday, June 5th, 2007

LEAP/E2020 - 05/06 - The collusion between the US Fed and private banks has grown to unprecedented proportions in the US history (5) : either to increase the amount of US dollars in circulation worldwide, or to « dilute » the US abyssal debt, or to prevent Wall Street stocks from falling by resorting to the Plunge Protection Team or by directly fuelling the rise of stock prices in order to maintain the fiction that the US economy has not gone into recession.