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Well, well, well ………. if you wait long enough in the same place the things one can learn.

Tubularsock was, once again, busy cleaning his top floor corner office in his underground bunker overlooking Washington, D.C. 1,283 more words

Barack Obama

The Tunisian Election

Friday 24th October 2014

I happen to be here, during the first elections to be held in Tunisia, located in The Medina in Sousse. Pop. Approx. 1,137 more words


Libya in turmoil - foreign powers (this time around) rule out military intervention

As Libya tumbles further toward the brink of an all-out civil war, a possible solution remains beyond reach as international efforts to negotiate a ceasefire between the country’s cast of competing powerbrokers and the West remains reluctant to back another civil conflict in the oil-rich nation. 1,182 more words

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Tourists watch rare alignment of sun illuminating statues in ancient Egyptian temple

By Taymour El-Alfy

ABU SIMBEL, Egypt – Hundreds of visitors gathered in Egypt on Wednesday at the Great Temple of Ramses II to watch the sun illuminate colossal statues, a rare 3,200-year-old astronomical ceremony that happens twice a year. 287 more words

The Associated Press

Morocco and all of its madness!

Overwhelming & loud, yet awe-inspiring. That’s what Morocco was. I couldn’t walk a few metres down the street without being harassed by competing stall owners. Also, many people always tried to offer help for a fee, which I disliked greatly.  1,205 more words