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JK Rowling’s new book: clues suggest a turn to crime fiction

JK Rowling’s new book: clues suggest a turn to crime fiction

By | February 24, 2012 at 5:07 pm | No comments

This article titled “JK Rowling's new book: clues suggest a turn to crime fiction” was written by Alison Flood, for The Books Blog 24th February 2012.   There's no official word on what her new book will be about, but all the evidence points to a crime story. JK...

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Where Greece Leads, America Follows

Where Greece Leads, America Follows

By | February 24, 2012 at 3:24 am | No comments

Below you may read Mitch Feierstein's article as it was published at Huffington Post. A very interesting tale of two countries in the grasp of economic crisis. Mitch Feierstein It's odd, life, the way it overturns your assumptions. You think that if everyone knows...

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Turkish officials aided Kurdish militants, prosecutor says

Turkish officials aided Kurdish militants, prosecutor says

By | February 13, 2012 at 4:04 pm | One comment

(Reuters) - A Turkish investigation of links between Kurdish activists and militants has uncovered evidence of state officials aiding the separatists, a prosecutor said on Monday, fuelling speculation about a power struggle within the security apparatus. The statement from...

Posted in: News, Turkey

Alive and (hopefully) well

By | August 27, 2011 at 2:56 pm | No comments

I met him when he was teaching at a high school at Los Gatos. He was laid off from his last job and he was taking his leave very seriously. I've never liked tech giants. Having earned most of my money during the first Internet hype, I always respected visionaries, but their...

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On Libya and US Foreign Policy

By | March 20, 2011 at 4:37 am | No comments

I'm not an expert on Libya. Both politically or sociologically. But, in my humble opinion, the recent developments as I write this piece within a few hours of UN intervention against Qaddafi forces, it constitutes an interesting chapter in US Foreign policy since President Obama...

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By | November 30, 2010 at 5:02 pm | No comments

The dust has not settled yet. Yes, the Cablegate is on and Assange's Wikileaks is leaking almost 40 years of American Foreign Mission correspondence. Only the first 24 hours over and only 0,1% of the documents released, it's rather early to comment on anything. However, very...

Posted in: Opinion, Turkey

American Idol vs. Eurovision

By | May 19, 2009 at 9:32 pm | No comments

The hype in the U.S. still keeps up. As far as a season long adventure goes on at Hollywood studios. In many other countries Freemantle syndicated shows went on and off and mostly lasted only a few seasons. In the U.S. the Idol is enjoying its eighth season. Despite many critics...

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