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Fake Spanish “Nationalists”

In China, Korea, Japan and even Taiwan, the term “Nationalist” describes people defined as such in the traditional sense of the word....

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.

About Santiago, the patron saint of Spain

Santiago, known in English as St James the Greater, is the patron saint of the whole of Spain, but not only.

Pan-Iberian extremists caused first terrorism victim in Spain

60 years ago, a hardly-known leftist terrorist group killed a girl in Spain and went on to hijack a Portuguese cruiser.

55 Days in Peking, a historical epic filmed in Spain

55 Days at Peking is a 1963 American movie starring Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner and David Niven. It dramatizes the siege of...

Papal apology for the Inquisition 20 years ago

In March 2000, Pope John Paul II issued a historic apology for the Inquisition in the name of the Catholic Church.

The death of Mussolini and the end of fascism in Europe

Benito Mussolini, a former Socialist and the father of Fascism, founded an ideology which is often misinterpreted by his political opponents.

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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Unequal partners: the PRC and Cuba after six decades of friendship

The world’s largest and smallest communist states, the People's Republic of China (PRC) and Cuba became close friends on September 28th, 1960.

Singapore and Taiwan: No diplomatic relations, but military ties

Though an exchange of trade missions between both countries occurred in 1969, Singapore never had diplomatic relations with the Republic of China...

Vidkun Quisling, a name that became a synonym for collaboration

Norwegian military office and politician Vidkun Quisling was executed at Akershus Fortress, a medieval castle in the Norwegian capital Oslo, on October...

The controversy about Retrocession Day on October 25th, 1945

After the First Sino-Japanese War in 1894/95, by signing the Treaty of Shimonoseki on April 17th, 1895, China was originally forced to...

Some facts and thoughts about the UN on its 75th birthday

On October 24th, 1945, shortly after the end of World War II, the United Nations (UN) were founded in San Francisco as...
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