Eurosphere roundup: Far-right victories in Norway and France… “Europe threatened by power outages this winter

Europe threatened by power outages this winter   Renewable energy is blamed for jeopardising Europe’s energy security this winter, a new study has found. EurActiv France reports.   The French multinational company Cap Gemini warned in their European Observatory of Energy Markets that energy security in Europe was under threat and that the region could soon be exposed to massive … Read more

Eurosphere roundup: anti-Nazi protest turns violent in Athens; Record public debt in France; Reding slams France for using Roma as election scapegoats

Athens anti-Nazi protest turns violent   Greek police fired tear gas at anti-fascist protesters who hurled petrol bombs and stones near the Athens headquarters of Golden Dawn on Wednesday (25 September) following the killing of an anti-racism rapper by a supporter of the far-right party.   Thousands of Greeks marched towards the party’s offices earlier on … Read more

PM Erdoğan’s encouragement of vigilante justice pays its toll. Attacks by thugs increase… EFD Rights Watch

Thugs attack Kocamustafapaşa Forum in Istanbul:   Police strike people protesting death of 19-year-old Gezi protester in southern Turkey Turkish police intervened against nearly 3,000 people protesting the murder of a 19-year-old Gezi Park protester who died of his wounds July 10 Assailant with machete attacking Gezi protesters in Istanbul flees to Morocco A man … Read more

Nilüfer Göle writes on French Elections.. Greece gets money -again- despite government crisis…

French elections: what normal stands for?, Nilüfer Göle from open Democracy News Analysis – by Nilüfer Göle The vote for Hollande is not so much as a radical desire for change as a possibly illusory desire to go back to the pre-crisis period. The socialists, however, have also opened up a new alternative approach to … Read more

Nilüfer Göle: Muslims are shifting stones in Europe

Muslims are shifting stones in Europe, says Nilüfer Göle
Today’s Zaman
A wide range of scholars at the İstanbul Seminars 2010 at İstanbul Bilgi University are considering the issue of Islam in Europe, including one of the most
UN Secretary General Ban chats with Turkeys ...

U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon (L) chats with Turkey’s Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu before their meeting at the Ciragan Palace in Istanbul May 21, 2010. Ban said on Friday he hoped Iran’s deal to send some of its enriched uranium abroad may open the door to a negotiated settlement in a row with the West over its nuclear programme.? Read more REUTERS/Murad Sezer

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