Thursday, August 26, 2010

Gates of Vienna News Feed 8/26/2010

Gates of Vienna News Feed 8/26/2010Germany’s foreign minister has informed the Serbs that if they don’t give up their resistance to the independence of Kosovo, they will not be allowed to join the EU. This condition for Serbian membership in the EU has always been implicit, but now it is official.

In other news, an Iranian soccer player has been fined €30,000 for breaking his Ramadan fast by having a drink of water during practice. Meanwhile, the editor-in-chief of the Indonesian edition of Playboy has been sentenced to two years in prison for publishing indecency.

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Thanks to C. Cantoni, Fjordman, Gaia, Henrik, JD, KGS, Lurker from Tulsa, Mary Abdelmassih, TV, and all the other tipsters who sent these in.

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