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The murder of a descendant of King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba

Lij Tafari Mäkonnen, better known as Haile Selassie I, Ethiopia's 225th and last Emperor, was murdered in his palace while under house...

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,...

Modern Singapore celebrates its 55th birthday

On August 9th, 2020 one of the world’ richest nations, the Asian city state of Singapore with a population of 6.2 million,...

German hotel forced to change its name after 525 years

The oldest and most exclusive hotel in Augsburg, a city of roughly 300,000 inhabitants in the Western Bavarian region of Swabia, finally...

Singapore’s time-tested concept under fire

In wealthy Singapore there is also a growing number of people who want to cause trouble spreading erroneous Western ideas.

In fact, Saint Mark’s Day is also my day!

Compared to the days of my childhood, the old Spanish tradition of celebrating a person’s name day has lost a lot of its importance.

Empty churches in Spain, only due to the coronavirus?

Even in once fervently catholic Spain, churches are getting emptier every year.

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Oppositional TPP held its first National Convention in Taipei

The Taiwan People’s Party (TPP), the youngest opposition force on the island, held its first National Convention in Taipei on January 10th,...

One year ago, Prague and Taipei became twin cities

Prague and Peking signed a sister-city agreement on March 30th, 2016, just after Chinese President Xi Jinping had finished a two-day state...

Keye Luke, the first Chinese actor signed by Hollywood

American actor, artist and founding member of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Keye Luke died of a stroke on January 12th, 1991...

Agatha Christie, Queen of Crime and Mystery

World-famous English mystery author and playwright Agatha Christie, creator of the fictional detectives Miss Marple and Hercule Poirot, with more than two...

Heinrich Harrer, venturesome tutor of the young Dalai Lama

Austrian explorer mountaineer, sportsman, geographer, author and tutor of the young 14th Dalai Lama, Heinrich Harrer, died on January 7th 2006 in...
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