Xi Jinping and 2017 Chinese Communist party congress

Xi Jinping and 2017 Chinese Communist party congress

Xi Jinping has heralded the dawn of a “new era” of Chinese politics and power at the start of a historic Communist party congress celebrating the end of his first term in office. Speaking in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, at the start of the week-long 19th party congress,... Continua »
Salman Rushdie: “Quran is ‘not very enjoyable'”

Salman Rushdie: “Quran is ‘not very enjoyable'”

After a long period of darkness in which Salman Rushdie seemed to care only to support Hillary Clinton in her unwinnable fight against Donald Trump, coming to support the Saudis in pursuit of this ideology – followed by about a year in which his Twitter profile has remained inactive (still... Continua »
India: Sex with wife below 18 years of age is rape

India: Sex with wife below 18 years of age is rape

The Supreme Court of India on Wednesday 11/10 ruled that sex with wife aged below 18 years would be a punishable offence under the Indian Penal Code. A public interest litigation was filed in the apex court seeking to allow a bride below 18 years of age to file a FIR... Continua »
Who was Che Guevara?

Who was Che Guevara?

The life and legacy of Ernesto Guevara de la Serna is in focus this week 50 years after his death on October 9, 1967. The man Ernesto Guevara de la Serna, known worldwide as “Che”, was born on June 14, 1928, into a middle-class family in Rosario, northeast Argentina. He had... Continua »
Taj Mahal dropped from tourism booklet

Taj Mahal dropped from tourism booklet

The Taj Mahal is one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World, attracting more than six million tourists a year. Although the monument attracts more tourists than any other site in India, it seems it is out of favour with the government of Uttar Pradesh (UP), where it is... Continua »
How Europe was saved on 7th October 1571

How Europe was saved on 7th October 1571

In a.d.  622, Mohammed set out from Medina to conquer the whole Christian world for Allah by force of arms.  Within a hundred years, his successors had occupied and pillaged every Christian capital of the Middle East, from Antioch through North Africa (home of Saint Augustine) and Spain.  All that remained outside Allah’s... Continua »
Kim Jong-un writes a letter to Senator Razzi

Kim Jong-un writes a letter to Senator Razzi

Senator Antonio Razzi, the most popular Italian politician on social network, received a letter from the leader Kim Jong-un (with whom he is in delightful personal relationship). And now the hypothesis of Razzi as mediator, for world peace, between the West and the North Korean regime, is stronger than ever.... Continua »