Founding father of African fiction whose novels chronicled Nigeria’s troubled history 0

Post Views: 10 Chinua Achebe obituary Lyn InnesThe Guardian Chinua Achebe in 1967. He championed the cause of Biafra’s independence and was determined that the Igbo presence and perspectives should continue within the Nigerian nation. Photograph: Michael Neal Chinua Achebe,

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BRICS go over the wall 0

Post Views: 0 THE ROVING EYE By Pepe Escobar Reports on the premature death of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) have been greatly exaggerated. Western corporate media is flooded with such nonsense, perpetrated in this particular

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Los partidos discrepan tras el texto de ETA y Lokarri pide «creatividad» 0

Post Views: 2 REACCIONES POLÍTICAS TRAS EL COMUNICADO DE ETA El comunicado de ETA sobre el cierre del espacio de negociación ha sido recibido sin novedades de discurso por los partidos vascos y españoles. El PP recalca que no negociará,

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Entre la alternancia y la alternativa 0

Post Views: 0 Tras una década, la última del siglo pasado, en la que la hegemonía mundial de EEUU parecía consolidarse en todos los terrenos, desde el militar hasta el económico, el comienzo del nuevo milenio mostró, primero en forma

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Una sesión en Bruselas insta a la UE a implicarse en Euskal Herria 0

Post Views: 2 «prisoners: key to peace?», debate en Bruselas Los participantes recalcan la importancia de los presos y emplazan a la Unión a «rescatar también este proceso, no solo los bancos» Iker BIZKARGUENAGA | BILBO De la mano del

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Parliamentary commission adopts Uludere report, opposition cries foul 0

Post Views: 1 TODAYSZAMAN.COM?STANBUL A Turkish Parliamentary commission has adopted a controversial report on the killing of 34 civilians in Uludere in late 2011 despite staunch criticism from opposition parties. Parliament’s Human Rights Commission adopted the report, prepared by the

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Turkish government should take fresh steps for PKK withdrawal, BDP says 0

Post Views: 1 ANKARA – Hürriyet Daily News BDP co-chair Demirta? says the government should take new steps for the PKK withrawal, saying that the PKK is expecting legal ground for that Turkish Air Forces soldiers hold an exercise in

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Turkish PM Erdo?an a chance for peace: Leading PKK figure 0

Post Views: 2 MURAT YETK?N BRUSSELS – Hürriyet Daily NewsPM Erdo?an’s decision to take a risk is a chance for peace since he also has power stemming from public support, says Zübeyir Aydar, one of the most influential names in

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Will Lebanon’s Banks Bail on Cyprus? 0

Post Views: 8   A Cypriot woman shouts slogans as she holds a placard during a protest against an EU bailout deal outside the parliament in Nicosia on 19 March 2013 (Photo: AFP – Patrick Baz) By: Mouhamad Wehbe The

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Lana Nasser: Mixing Women’s Liberation with Normalization 0

Post Views: 1   Having failed to cause much of a stir in her previous works, Nasser is now undertaking a new project called “Connecting Daughter” in cooperation with women from Israel, Holland, and Palestine. (Carlos Latuf – Brazil) By:

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