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Holocaust Memorial Day & What It Is We Are Remembering

Despite being just five days before my birthday, not to mention my dad’s actual birthday, the most important thing about 27th January is the fact that it is the date chosen to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. 1,043 more words


The spectre of ethno-nationalist conflict in Lebanon

Ethnic and nationalist tensions may be beginning to mount in the Lebanon between the national population and the large number of Syrian refugees that have come into the country over the course of the Syrian civil war. 675 more words


News You Really Need To See: "Curfew in Indian State After Rebels Kill 63"

“Curfew in Indian State After Rebels Kill 63″

The Washington Post, December 24, 2014, p.A8


“Hundreds of survivors of a brutal rebel attack that killed at least 63 people in northeastern India sought shelter Wednesday in a church and school while security forces imposed a curfew in a bid to contain the latest bout of ethnic violence.   175 more words

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Christmas in the Empire

If there are any real Irish Christmas customs, they are long gone, I must admit; other than the religious observances, they all come from England. Far away in the Swiss Alps, I remain true to these customs of childhood. 490 more words