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The UN tries to undermine the Sudanese revolution

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres urges the Sudanese people to support a new deal with the military. (Photo : Faces of the world / Flickr) The United Nations (UN) and the African Union (AU) are trying to end the revolt in Sudan against the military regime and its allies. But people continue to take to the streets to demand democracy ...

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Understanding Lord Frost is understanding the British approach to Brexit

December 4, 2021 A CHOICE OF VISITORS a newspaper at the Eurostar terminal would be puzzled. Why, five years after the Brexit referendum and two years after agreeing on an exit treaty, are the British still arguing over the same thorny issues of customs, subsidies and the courts? Why, as a pandemic rages on and strained supply chains threaten to ...

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The Palace of Versailles buys the lost portrait of the teenager Marie-Antoinette

A portrait of Marie-Antoinette lost for 100 years was purchased by the Palace of Versailles for € 175,500, more than five times the estimated price. The oil painting on canvas belonged to a family in Essonne, who had no idea that the subject was the old dauphine de france. It was sold by the Aguttes auction house for an estimated ...

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EPAC Presents LES MISERABLES: SCHOOL EDITION

The Ephrata Performing Arts Center concludes its exciting 2021 season with a mainstay of musical theater, Les Mis? Rables: School Edition. Production will begin on Friday December 3 and will continue until December 30. This production features young local talent and is directed by Brett Devlin as Jean Valjean and Ben Galosi as Javert. Musical direction by Cheryl Markle and ...

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Counterfactual story: why what didn’t happen matters

In 1997, Niall Ferguson published a book titled Virtual history: alternatives and counterfactuals, where experts reflected on what the world would be like today if the American Revolution had never happened, if Hitler had invaded England in 1940, or if JFK had never been assassinated. Yet despite a few such illustrious cases, counterfactual history – sometimes referred to as virtual, ...

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Theater Critics: Days of the Revolution | Maryland

Raghad Chaar in Revolution Days PIC: Mihaela Bodlovic Revolutionary Days, Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh **** Maryland, Traverse Theater, Edinburgh (repeat play) Register now to our daily newsletter Newsletter cut through the noise Happiness was there in this dawn of being alive; and being young was truly heaven, ”wrote William Wordsworth of his experience of the French Revolution of 1789; and it ...

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“The sexual revolution has left a deep mark of destruction” | Catholic National Register

The eleventh edition of the Ratzinger Prize was won by German philosopher Hanna-Barbara Gerl-Falkovitz and Old Testament theologian Ludger Schwienhorst-Schönberger. Established by the Ratzinger Foundation in 2011, this prize is intended to encourage research in theology and any other academic research inspired by the Gospel, in the tradition of the teachings of Pope Benedict. The award ceremony took place on ...

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Aftermath of children who witnessed war

Innocent Witnesses: Childhood Memories of WWII by Marilyn Yalom; Stanford: Stanford University Press; Redwood Press (c) 2021; 195 pages. By Oliver B. Pollak, Ph.D. Olivier Pollak RICHMOND, Calif .– More than eighteen books by Marilyn Yalom have been translated into several languages. Popular titles include A breast story (1998), A woman’s story (2001), and The American resting place: four one ...

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Mikel Arteta claims England stars explain Arsenal’s Champions League push

Arsenal have been undefeated since August to increase their chances of returning to European football, with players like Emile Smith Rowe, Aaron Ramsdale, Bakary Sako and Ben White all playing key roles Video upload Video unavailable The video will play automatically soon8to cancel Play now Mikel Arteta presents Arsenal game in Liverpool Mikel Arteta has claimed that the English backbone ...

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The Storm over the American Foundation: A Review of “Freedom Is Sweet: The Hidden Story of the American Revolution” by Woody Holton

The Patriots won their independence not because they were strong militarily or ideologically engaged, but because they were weak and unimportant. This lesser-known story is a reminder that the War of Independence did not only pit loyalists against patriots. It was a world war, in which the involvement of several other powers proved crucial to the success of the Patriots. ...

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