- EU / CROATIA : Zagreb Now Set To Become EU Member #28...In 2013.
- COSTA RICA: Currency Intervention Predicted As Colon Surges Vs USD.
- PHILIPPINES /USA : Stranded US Naval Warship Finally Dismantled.
- ITALY: 12 Dec UPDATE: Is Silvio's 'Friend'...Key Sex Trial Witness Ruby The Heart Stealer...On The Run? Ruby Finally Surfaces...In Mexico!
- PERU: Sand Fly Bite...Morphs Into Horror Story For American.
- BRASIL : Dilma Wins Port Privatization Approval From Congress.
- SERBIA / LIBYA : Are Serbian Mercenary Pilots Bombing Protestors In Tripoli?
- MUSIC FOR MONDAY: From SWEDEN / AZERBAIJAN : Eurovision Winner Loreen Sings "Euphoria."
- GUATEMALA : Court Throws Out Rios Montt Genocide Conviction; Trial Restart Ordered.
- VENEZUELA :6 March UPDATE: Shooting At Caracas Opposition Rally Wounds Capriles Supporter.
29 April 2013
POLAND / GERMANY : PM Tusk Sacks Another Cabinet Member; Gowin Goes.
PM Donald Tusk wielded his hatchet again...firing conservative Justice Minister Jaroslaw Gowin.
They apparently disagreed about trade in embryos with German scientists.
2 weeks ago...Tusk fired Treasury Minister Mikolaj Budzanowski...for failing to inform him about an agreement with Russian giant Gazprom to build a pipeline thru Poland.
Budzanowski was also criticized for overseeing troubled state-owned LOT airline.
Tusk's coalition holds a slim 5 seat majority in Poland's lower house.