French police hold ex-president Sarkozy over 'Gaddafi funding'
He is in custody for questioning over alleged campaign funding from late Libyan leader Gaddafi.
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Nassim Nicholas Taleb is a former trader and hedge fund manager, a best-selling author, and a groundbreaking theorist on risk and resilience. Taleb drew wide...
Slavoj Zizek: Political correctness solidifies hatred, it doesn't work
Revolutions are often initiated by idealists, carried out by fanatics and hijacked by scoundrels. These observations by philosopher Thomas Carlyle still ring...
How a West African shaman helped my schizophrenic son in a way Western medicine couldn’t
Schizophrenics, some believe, are simply a “modern manifestation of prehistoric tribal shamans.” After a wonderful summer of fishing and learning to surf, my son, then a 17-year-old junior at a Boston...
Jackie Kennedy's Letter To Krushchev Following JFK's Assassination
About a week after JFK was assassinated, Jacqueline Kennedy wrote to Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev ‘on one of the last nights I will spend in the White House.’
Nicolas Sarkozy - Left or right? Most voters feel left right out
OUTSIDE the polling station in the socially mixed part of the third arrondissement of Paris, people spoke of voting out of duty rather than hope.
Jean-Claude Pascal
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Christian Lacroix
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Jacques-Louis David
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French police hold ex-president Sarkozy over 'Gaddafi funding'
He is in custody for questioning over alleged campaign funding from late Libyan leader Gaddafi.
José María Álvarez
José María Álvarez (born 31 May 1942, in Cartagena, Spain), is a Spanish poet and novelist.He studied Philosophy and Letters in the University of Murcia, Philosophy in the Sorbonne and subsequently b...
Mandé Sidibé
Mandé Sidibé (20 January 1940 – 25 August 2009) was Prime Minister of Mali from 2000 to 2002 and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ecobank from 2006 to 2009. He was also Director of the Mali...
Felix Zandman
Felix Zandman (May 7, 1928 – June 4, 2011) was the founder and Executive Chairman of the Board of Vishay Intertechnology – one of the world's largest manufacturers of electronic components. From 1946 ...
How a West African shaman helped my schizophrenic son in a way Western medicine couldn’t
Schizophrenics, some believe, are simply a “modern manifestation of prehistoric tribal shamans.” After a wonderful summer of fishing and learning to surf, my son, then a 17-year-old junior at a Boston...
Henri-Alexandre Deslandres
Henri Alexandre Deslandres ForMemRS (July 24, 1853 – January 15, 1948) was a French astronomer, director of the Meudon and Paris Observatories, who carried out intensive studies on the behaviour...
Henri-Alexandre Deslandres - Wikipedia
Mary McFadden
Mary Josephine McFadden (born October 1, 1938, New York City) is an American fashion designer and writer.
McFadden is the only daughter of Alexander Bloomfield McFadden, a cotton broker, and her m...
Herménégilde Chiasson
Herménégilde Chiasson, ONB (born 7 April 1946) is a noted Canadian poet and playwright of Acadian origin. Born in Saint-Simon, New Brunswick, he was the 29th Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick betwe...
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