The Czech elections held on 14th and 15th June produced a parliament that has confirmed in office a very pro-European and pro-New World Order alliance of Socialists, Liberals and Christian Democrats. The main commitment of the new government is to ,,Europe". This distinguishes the new government mainly from the opposition under Václav Klaus, which has been becoming increasingly Eurosceptic recently. more…

KIEL | | russische-foederation

KIEL An academic project of the state of Schleswig Holstein established that there was a ,,tendency to estrangement from Russia"in the Russian Oblast of Kaliningrad and investigated the possibilities of introducing a ,,cross-border civil society"there. There exists a ,,considerable appeareance"that separatist opinion is gaining popularity and that a ,,spiral of escalation"is setting in. more…

KOENIGSWINTER | | tschechische-republikbelgien

KOENIGSWINTER The states of Eastern Europe should ,,in part take the outstanding Belgian laws for the protection of minorities"as a model. This was demanded at a conference of the ,,Cultural Foundation of German Expellees"and the ,,Study Group for Policy and International Law (Voelkerrecht)"in Koenigswinter. The German-speaking minority in Belgium uses its constitutionally guaranteed special rights to fight for further far reaching autonomy. Even secession from the Belgian state is no longer excluded from the debate. more…

BRUSSELS | | belgien

BRUSSELS The ,,German speaking community"in East Belgium is demanding greater autonomy and wants, in the long term, to be recognised as an ,,equal region"in federal Belgium. The Minister President of the Community, Karl-Heinz Lambertz announced in the Belgian capital Brussels that he had opened negotiations with the Belgian Region of Wallonia. The German speaking community, which already has sole responsibility in its area for culture and education, goes back to the former Reich districts of Eupen and Malmedy which were transferred to Belgium by the Treaty of Paris (Versailles). more…

BRUXELLES (Eigener Bericht) |

BRUXELLES (Eigener Bericht) Eine Mitgliedsorganisation der Parlamentarischen Gruppe der ,,Grünen"im Europa-Parlament verbreitet ein Kartenwerk, das das deutsche Territorialgebiet u.a. nach Frankreich, Italien, in die Niederlande und nach Österreich ausstülpt. Andere europäische Nationalstaaten werden auf der Karte, die das Signum des Europa-Parlaments trägt, mehrfach tranchiert, in regionale Einzelteile zerlegt oder verschwinden völlig (Belgien, Schweiz). Die englische Insel wird in 4 ,,Stammesgebiete"geteilt, das spanische Staatsgebiet um Galizien, das Baskenland und Katalonien verkleinert. Frankreich ist von seiner Mittelmeerküste abgeschnitten. more…