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  1. News - World - EUROPEAN UNION

    David Cameron in EU summit showdown over top job for Jean-Claude Juncker

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 07:24pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Brussels European leaders gathered in Brussels on Friday to try and resolve a damaging row over Jean-Claude Juncker’s likely nomination as European Commission president which has left Britain isolated and angry. Although Juncker’s appointment is expected to be confirmed at the summit, Prime Minister David Cameron will force an unprecedented vote ...

  2. News - World - EUROPE

    Jean-Claude Juncker attacks Britain for opposing bid to head EU

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 09:26pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Brussels Front runner to head commission attacks Britain and its media for opposition to his candidacy, and vows to continue the fight Juncker won't beg for top E.U. post Jean-Claude Juncker, the embattled front runner to head the European Union's executive arm, has delivered a bitter attack on Britain, and vowed he would not get on his knees to secure ...

  3. News - World - EUROPE

    Power struggle in EU over Jean-Claude Juncker taking top job

    Posted May 28th 2014, 08:36pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Brussels David Cameron leads faction trying to stop Luxembourg's Jean-Claude Juncker, a veteran insider, in race to head European Commission Power struggle over top ... Europe's Christian Democrats emerged as the biggest caucus in the new parliament. The main parliamentary leaders on Tuesday claimed that as a mandate for their contender- Jean-Claude Juncker ...

  4. Leader lights the way

    Posted Jun 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Reggie Ho

    ... Europe's longest-serving head of state has declined the position of EU commissioner to focus on his country, writes Reggie Ho Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker will serve ... after five years in opposition, has become the second strongest party in the legislature. Traditionally, the top two parties form a coalition, but just how the Socialists, who blame Mr Juncker ...

  5. Prosperous land reaps the reward of steady growth

    Posted Jun 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Kate Watson

    ... Jean-Claude Juncker was re-elected in June last year for his third consecutive five-year term. His conservative Christian Social Party, in a coalition with the Socialist Workers Party, looks set ... German, English and Portuguese Religion More than 90 per cent Roman Catholic Government Constitutional monarchy Head of state Grand Duke Henri Head of government Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker ...

  6. EU's new tune unlikely to charm

    Posted Nov 29th 2007, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... increasing import substitution, EU officials want to see a marked rise in the value of the yuan against the euro. Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker, who is also in Beijing this week ... Jean-Claude Trichet had mentioned that a gradual appreciation of the yuan could be in China's interest. But he acknowledged that the topic was 'delicate' and 'touchy', so he ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Burglars steal HK$1m from official but nothing from Jean-Claude Van Damme's uncle

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 08:31pm by Stuart Lau and Clifford Lo

    ... Stuart Lau and Clifford Lo Homes of justice official and star's uncle burgled Thieves targeted the homes of a senior Department of Justice official on The Peak and international film star Jean-Claude Van Damme's uncle in Tseung Kwan O yesterday. The break-ins are the latest in a series of raids on luxury homes in recent weeks. The official, Simon Lee Pak-sing, deputy ...

  8. News - World - FRANCE

    'Sorcerer's apprentice of breast implants', Jean-Claude Mas, jailed four years

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 03:41am by The Guardian

    ... The Guardian in Paris Jean-Claude Mas, who founded firm that used cheap industrial silicon for devices, gets four years after pleading guilty to aggravated fraud The 'sorcerer's apprentice of implants' jailed The man who sparked a global health scare by selling faulty breast implants using cheap industrial silicone has been jailed for four years. Jean-Claude Mas, ...

  9. News - World - HAITI

    I gave Haitians a decent life, saysex-dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier

    Posted Mar 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Port Au Prince Former dictator 'Baby Doc' who is accused of rights abuses, defends his rule, accusing Haiti's leaders of not being fit enough to criticise him Life was decent under me, says Duvalier Former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier angrily defended his rule at a hearing on whether he can be charged ...

  10. News - World

    Merkel rebukes Cameron for threat to leave EU over presidency

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 01:21am by GDN

    ... a rare public rebuke to David Cameron, after the British prime minister reportedly told an EU summit in Brussels last week that the UK could leave the EU if Jean-Claude Juncker is appointed ... in Harpsund: "I made myself clear by saying that I am for Jean-Claude Juncker. But when I made that statement in Germany I also made the point that we act in a European spirit. We always do ...




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