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A tragic act of crime, the killing of Marian Cozma, a great Romanian handball player, has sparkled ethnic tension in the region to an all-high point. The scene is Hungary, the victims are Romanian and Serbian sportsmen, and the public accuses the ‘Gypsy’. A little bit of contextualization: The citizens of Hungary, Romania, Slovakia and… » read more

Posted by Dániel Antal

Greece has seen similar protests during December 2008 that we had seen in Budapest during 2006. The growing resentment with a corrupt government has caused such a tension that could spark violence. In contrast with Hungary, Greece has an established far-left minority that tried to surf on the waves of discontent. Rioters and demonstrators The… » read more

Posted by Dániel Antal

Which institution gets the most attention on the internet? Using the biggest search engines database, it seems that Commission rules the media attention when we talk about the EU. What is very interesting, that the Eastern and the new member states pay a lot more attention to the EU institutions than the old one. I… » read more

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Think About It Blog Contest

So, at last, here are the aspiring European bloggers. You can subscribe to the RSS of all contestants here, or subscribe to the individual feeds on the right hand side under ‘Authors’. Each blogger has the same interface, the same facilities, and you can vote on each post. I think you will find at least… » read more

Posted by Dániel Antal

Eventually Hungarian was added to Google Translate, which now has Albanian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, German, Hungarian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian and Ukrainian from this blog’s focus area. All language are to and from any languages. The Hungarian translations are especially poor because this language differs the most from English. Anyway, you get a… » read more

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More EU-themed photos are available for re-use under Creative Commons licenses. I have also created a Creative Commons EU group on Flickr to make life easier. Creative Commons is a license where the copyright holder or the author declare so reserve only few rights so you can copy and re-use the work at least for… » read more

Posted by Dániel Antal