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Juan Domingo Perón, Argentinian president and populist demagogue

Controversial, but undisputedly popular former Argentinian president and founder of the Peronist movement, Juan Domingo Perón, was born in the province of...

Spanish government presents its version of civil war history

On September 15th, 2020 the Spanish Council of Ministers approved the Draft Bill of Democratic Memory that will repeal the controversial, very...

35 years ago, Pope John Paul II asked pardon for slave trade

Polish Pontiff John Paul II (1920-2005), nicknamed "The Pilgrim Pope”, made 104 foreign trips to 129 countries, including Muslim nations like Azerbaijan,...

Antonio Salazar, Portugal’s last defender of its glorious past

Antonio Salazar’s death basically marked the end of a centuries-old era in Portuguese history.

Taiwan’s Vice President to retake position in research and teaching

Taiwan’s Vice President Chen Chien-jen will soon be back to “normal” life.

Catholics and the Vatican in Taiwan

Christians are a tiny minority in Taiwan, but Catholics are well-represented by the Vatican.

Personal background and name choice

I'm neither Dutch nor am I a sailor, but in a way I identify with that legendary figure. Please read a little about the reasons for my cosmopolitan restlessness.

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Two years ago, the world’s largest Orthodox Church was consecrated

The Eastern Catholic Orthodox Church, the second-largest Christian community of faith on earth, has approximately 220 million baptized members, half of which...

A tribute to martial arts legend Bruce Lee

American actor, action director, martial arts instructor, philosopher and book author Lee Jun-fan, commonly known as Bruce Lee, or under his Chinese...

Leftist football legend Maradona dies aged 60

Diego Armando Maradona, one of the greatest football players of all times, died on November 25, 2020 from a heart attack in...

Huang Hua, China’s most important diplomat

Chinese diplomat Wang Rumei, who under his assumed name Huang Hua (“Yellow China”) served as Ambassador and Foreign Minister, died on November...

An epic struggle between good and evil in Spain?

The man that decisively shaped twentieth-century Spain for almost four decades, Generalissimo Francisco Franco, died peacefully on November 20th, 1975 in a...
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