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Singer Tina Turner dies aged 83

The “Queen of Rock n’ Roll” has died at her home in Küsnacht near Zurich, Switzerland after a long ilness. Tina Turner triumphed over early adversity to become one of the world’s most loved singers with hits including The Best and What’s Love Got To Do With It. Read about her remarkable rise from theContinue reading “Singer Tina Turner dies aged 83”

European Eye on Radicalization: How An Opposition Victory Could Affect Turkey’s Relations with Non-State Actors in the Middle East

Originally posted on Levant's Agora:
By Paul Iddon. Turkey’s relations with state and non-state actors in the Middle East could significantly change if the opposition alliance challenging incumbent Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his ruling Islamist-derived Justice and Development Party (AKP) wins the May elections and takes power. Turkish State-to-State Relations In June…

Carnegie Middle East Center: Angry Ankara

Originally posted on Levant's Agora:
By Wladimir van Wilgenburg. Türkiye is raising the heat on the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, denouncing its ties with the Syrian Democratic Forces. After a helicopter carrying Syrian Kurdish fighters crashed in Duhok on March 26, Türkiye imposed a ban on all flights to and from Sulaimaniyah through its…

The Telegraph Frontpage for Wednesday 2023 May 10

By Sam Hall Good evening. The King and Princess Diana were targeted by Mirror Group Newspapers as it paid £10 million to private investigators to snoop on celebrities, the High Court has been told. We also have the latest weather news, as Somerset was hit by flash floods and mudslides. Mirror spent £10 million ‘snoopingContinue reading “The Telegraph Frontpage for Wednesday 2023 May 10”

Abuse in churches never far away

It has been a while since we heard of any scandals about events in the church. But in the evangelical community, there is now stirring in the pot of Summer Soul Survivor events with Rev Canon Pilavachi as the abuser.

Just remembering some news messages from 2014 and 2015

Looking back to the invasion of the Crimea, that was just an ‘intro’ or preparation for what would follow. Russians held a large force build-up on the Ukrainian border in 2021, with Russia once again dismissing America’s accusations as trying to incite a war between Russia and Nato.

The Nation: Israel Is Throwing a 75th Birthday Party. Palestinians Have Little to Celebrate.

Originally posted on Levant's Agora:
By Rashid Khalidi. While Israelis hail the 75th anniversary of their country’s founding, Palestinians are preparing to mark 75 years of brutal oppression. The coming month witnesses two very different, albeit intimately linked, 75th anniversaries. This May, Palestinians will solemnly commemorate the Nakba, the catastrophe that befell their society…

European Youth Event 2023: Migration

The European Union shares responsibility for migration policy with the national governments of its member countries, who have agreed on common standards on legal migration and receiving asylum-seekers in a fair and dignified manner. However, the EU is still in the process of reforming its asylum and migration policy.

Benjamin Ferencz champion of World Law and World Citizenship, died on April 7, 2023

At the death of investigator of Nazi war crimes after World War II and the chief prosecutor for the United States Army at the Einsatzgruppen trial, one of the 12 Subsequent Nuremberg trials held by US authorities at Nuremberg, Germany.