Статьи, помеченные тэгом ‘belgium’

France: from one crisis to another

Sunday, August 15th, 2010

France is in disarray. According to opinion polls, the popularity of French President – Nicolas Sarkozy, for many decades, didn’t not fell so low. Recently resigned two ministers and parliamentary passions abound with light hand media – series of scandals added to the charges a suspect in the corruption minister of abuse of office in obtaining funds for Sarkozy’s presidential campaign.

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Dow Jones Industrial Average: the week will bring some nasty surprises

Monday, June 14th, 2010

The U.S. stock market on Friday, June 11, opened lower prices of most the blue chips. After a bad start bulls supported Dow Jones Industrial Average. A look at the market at the beginning of the week: Dow Jones Industrial Average began to grow on a background of positive news from Asia, Latin America and the United States. At the same time, European problems and political collapse in Belgium can bring some nasty surprises for Dow Jones.

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Belgium is divided into two parts

Sunday, June 13th, 2010

Today in Belgium held early parliamentary elections, which, by and large, have to answer the main question facing the country today-wish that Flemings and Walloons, and continue to live in a part created in 1830 united kingdom? Passing on a year earlier than planned, the vote was inevitable, because in April in Belgium once again broke up the government because of the conflict between speaking niderlandskom language Flemings and French-speaking Walloons.

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The debt crisis in Europe has just begun

Saturday, June 12th, 2010

U.S. business TV channel CNBC made a rating of most heavily indebted countries. Experts estimated the total debt relative to GDP of the country. The top twenty of the most “heavily indebted” countries was 17 countries in Europe. The USA took only 20th place. The top rating of debtors took Ireland. Its total external debt (both private entities and state) at the end of 2009 totaled 2.32 trillion dollars. This is more than 13 times the volume of island economies (more precisely, at 1312 percent). In the second place reveals Britain. Its total debt (9.15 trillion U.S. dollars) of 426 percent of GDP.

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Australia and Belgium have pleased investors

Saturday, June 12th, 2010

According to final data of the GDP of Belgium in the 1 st quarter increased by 0.1% in quarterly terms and by 1.0% compared with the previous year. In this case both values coincided with the preliminary data.

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Bordeaux loses its position in the wine market

Monday, May 31st, 2010

The best one in the world of wine – is a good French wine, its lungs bouquets is uncomparable, and the flavor is unforgettable. With such beliefs it would be unlikely to argue with the Frenchman. And the last time the wine from France continues to lose popularity. As a result, Bordeaux wine exports in 2009 decreased by 14%.

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Volcanic eruption in Iceland cover Russian sky with ash

Monday, May 17th, 2010

Volcano in Iceland has sent another cloud of ash in Russia. Volcanic ash clouds from erupting volcano in Iceland, paralyzed in April, the European flights, again returned to mainland Europe and will make it to Siberia, British meteorologists.

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Muslims in Europe: Belgium bans Islamic veil

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Lower Chamber of Belgian parliament has approved the ban to wear Islamic veil (paranja, nikab etc.) in public places. The ban was voted by majority vote – 136. The next step is adoption of the law by senators.

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Volcano in Iceland: Europe restores air communication

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

This Monday the European Ministers of Transportation held a teleconference to discuss the situation with air communication. After the conference they announced they decision to gradually open European airspace, allowing millions of passengers to finally return home.

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Volcanic eruption in Iceland: Belgian airports are opened

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

Belgian airports finally opened after volcanic eruption in Iceland that paralyzed air communication in European countries due to the cloud of volcanic ash that covered Europe. The work of the airports is renewing gradually: in the morning only 50 percent of all scheduled flights will be accepted and afternoons the airports will begin to accept all flights. Though the departures from the country will be allowed even later in the afternoon.

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