Category Archives: World News

The Berlin Wall’s Mark in History

Time Magazine (see article, below) marks the history of the fall of the Berlin Wall.  From Time’s website, Lily Rothman traces the history of the Wall from start to finish. For a structure that stood only about 12 ft. high, … Continue reading

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The Making of the Middle East

A chart known as the Sykes-Picot map, drawn in 1916 by officials representing the British and French governments of the time made straight-line proposed borders on a map of Eastern Turkey, Syria and then current-day Western Persia.  These agreed upon … Continue reading

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Edward Snowden comes forward as source of NSA leaks – The Washington Post

[By Barton Gellman, Aaron Blake and Greg Miller, Sunday, June 9, 10:52 AM] Edward Snowden, a 29-year-old tech specialist who has contracted for the NSA and works for the consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton, unmasked himself as a source after a string of stories in The Washington Post … Continue reading

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Aston Martin’s centenary celebrations around the world – Telegraph

Aston Martin’s centenary celebrations around the world – Telegraph: The maker of James Bond’s DB25, marks its 100th Anniversary.  A milestone of achievement, business acumen, design acuity and taste.  The article below marks there centenary celebrations and the introduction of … Continue reading

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BBC News – Venezuelans caught short as toilet paper supplies run low

VIDEO: BBC News – Venezuelans caught short as toilet paper supplies run low: ” Accessibility links Skip to content Skip to local navigation Accessibility Help navigation News Sport Weather Travel Culture Autos TV Radio More… Search term: LATIN AMERICA & … Continue reading

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