Tag Archives: world history
A giant step in diplomatic relations between Cuba, and the U.S., Castro, and Obama to meet in Panama.
Found this great explanation on Reddit, hope that it will help you understand. Link to comment on Reddit. “The version I’ll tell is controversial, but the most accurate. Russian President Vladimir Putin has envisioned a return of Russia to superpower status. In order for the now re-energized nation to do this, it must win influence […]
“A police officer was among three people killed during gun battles as police cleared anti-government protesters who have blocked state buildings since November. The violence in Bangkok came as corruption charges were filed against Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. A 52-year-old civilian was also confirmed to be one of the dead after suffering a head […]
I can't stop returning to this image from #Kiev earlier today. What words were exchanged? Photo by Vlad Sodel/Reuters pic.twitter.com/EcKJemw7ef — Vaughn Wallace (@vaughnwallace) February 18, 2014 “West readies sanctions. Yanukovich slams coup bid.” – Reuters “Ukraine crisis, EU readies Sanctions” – The Guardian Ukraine’s president is blaming opposition leaders for the latest deadly […]
A BBC Documentary “Timeshift digs into the archive to trace the extraordinary story of the ultimate sanction. At the beginning of the 19th century you could still be hanged in Britain for offences such as stealing a sheep or shooting a rabbit. Even children as young as seven were sent to the gallows. The last […]