From July 7-10, Gay Pride will be taking place in the “Paris of the East” for the tenth time, but there is still a long way to go before Hungary's homosexuals can experience the freedom of their counterparts in Western Europe.
Debate surrounding the adoption of the European constitution has finally put the European Union at the heart of media discourse. Despite its faults, this discussion is bridging the gap between the EU and Europeans.
The architect of the Iraq war is set to become the new head of the World Bank. Despite protests, a reform of the undemocratic selection procedure is not in sight. Meanwhile, Europe is keeping its head down
Europe appears to have achieved remarkable success with Iran in the dispute over nuclear weapons. However, with regard to US military threats, European financial diplomacy is not a valid forward-looking strategy.