One of the fishermen feared dead when a Spanish fishing vessel sank off the Newfoundland coast earlier this week was the sole survivor of another maritime tragedy in Galway Bay over two decades ago. In October 2000, Ricardo Arias Garcia, a native of Marin in Spain, was plucked from the Skerd Rocks in outer Galway Bay by the Irish Coast Guard helicopter operating from Shannon.
In April last year, there were not enough chairs for von der Leyen to sit down at a meeting in Turkey with Erdogan and Michel. The Turkish side explained back then that the meeting may have taken place in a room not prepared for the event. The discomfiture continued after von der Leyen was relegated to a sofa, thus giving it the name ‘sofagate.’
What is pseudo-terrorism? It is like terrorism, except, instead of being a terrorist; you just pretend to be a terrorist. That makes it much easier to kill the people you consider to be terrorists. You dress up like them. You adopt their call-signs. You lure them into ambushes. You wipe them out.
Russia is swiftly becoming a political and spiritual refuge for conservative, Christian communities. As the liberal West becomes increasingly aggressive against conservatives, Russia, with its wide expanses of land and reinvigorated Christianity becomes more attractive to those who want to live traditional lifestyles.
MICHAEL WALSH to date has published over 70 books and novels. Now, for the second time the acclaimed writer ventures into the world of city vigilantism. Spurred on by the success of A Leopard in Liverpool published 2018 on Amazon and lulu.com he has now had re-published The Stigma Enigma.
Born in 1929, Belgian national Jean Schramme had little need to travel to the Congo Republic. As manager of a vast estate in the Belgian Congo, Schramme was already a Congo national during the Congo Crisis (1960 – 1965). The setting to his contribution was the scene of the unrest following the breakaway of mineral-rich Katanga and Kasai Provinces.
In terms of quality, the 1950s was a poor period for West German cinema, still recovering from World War II it was also the time when a number of German actors became known internationally; among them Curt Jürgens, Romy Schneider, Horst Buchholz, Maria Schell, and Hardy Krüger, who has died aged 93.
During the late 1950s, I attended a 12-week training course in seamanship at the Sea Training Camp situated in Sharpness, Gloucester. Having earned the first of my seafarer’s tickets, I then became one of the thousands of British seamen serving in the British Merchant Navy.
Prolific writer, editor and ghost-writer of over 60 book titles, Michael Walsh never authored a fictional novel ~ until now. The ‘until now’ is flexible. It was during the 1990s when, down to his last brass cent, he wondered if salvation might come via a blockbuster novel. Michael began work on Retribution, later re-titled The Leopard in Liverpool.
OP-ED MICHAEL WALSH: Like a cutting-edge computer a brain no matter how capable can respond only with the information that is fed into it. Program input a computer to report 2 + 2 = 5 and 2 + 2 = 5 is what you get.