Posted on 29/04/2013 by matisak
How would you evaluate French-German relations one year after François Hollande’s victory in the French presidential elections? Is the Franco-German engine still working? Read few comments.
Filed under: EU politics, Europe, Politics | Tagged: Angela Merkel, EU politics, Europe, European Union, François Hollande, France, Germany | 2 Comments »
Posted on 28/04/2013 by matisak
German Social Democrats have appealed to Greens to consider forming a coalition in the build up to the national election. Would you say that the pre-election SPD-Greens coalition may have some positive effect on the combine election result of SPD and Greens or not, and why? Read few comments.
Filed under: Europe, Politics | Tagged: Europe, Germany, Greens, Politics, SPD | Leave a comment »
Posted on 17/04/2013 by matisak
According to media reports Pope Francis stressed the “fundamental” importance of women in the Roman Catholic Church.
Filed under: Society | Tagged: Catholic Church, Pope Francis, Religion, Society, Vatican, Women | Leave a comment »
Posted on 13/04/2013 by matisak
Posted on 10/04/2013 by matisak
Ed Miliband instructed his MPs to act in a respectful manner during the parliamentarian tribute to Baroness Thatcher but some Labour members doubt this decision. What do you think about this instruction and why would you say some Labour ranks are not very happy about it?
Filed under: Politics, UK politics, United Kingdom | Tagged: Ed Miliband, Labour Party, Margaret Thatcher, Politics, UK politics, United Kingdom | 2 Comments »
Posted on 09/04/2013 by matisak
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble in “U.S. Advice to Europe Gets Polite Refusal.”
Filed under: Economics, EU politics, Europe, Irregular quote of the day, United States | Tagged: Austerity, Economy, Europe, Eurozone | Leave a comment »
Posted on 07/04/2013 by matisak
Portuguese Constitutional Court rejects some budget articles. What kind of impact, if any, the decision may have on the government and on the politics in Portugal, respectively on the austerity measures introduced by government? Read few comments.
Filed under: Economics, EU politics, Europe, Politics | Tagged: Austerity, Economy, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Politics, Portugal | 2 Comments »