Monthly Archives: December 2013

Film review: “Der Medicus” (“The Physician”, GER 2013)

Based on Noah Gordon’s bestseller The Physician (1986), German director Philipp Stölzl’s movie turns out to be a stunning and capturing tale of a young healer moving not only between continents but different religions and cultures in the 11th century. … Continue reading

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A personal Christmas message 2013

Christmas has become a festival that is now celebrated all over the world. It has lost its exclusive religious character and now people living in Asia and many Arab countries have Christmas trees. Coming from a country where the Christmas tree … Continue reading

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Kim Jong-un präsentiert sich am liebsten gnadenlos

“Egal, wie viel Wasser unter der Brücke fließt, und egal, wie oft eine Generation durch eine neue ersetzt wird, die Paektu-Linie wird unverändert und unersetzbar bleiben.” Dies verkündete die Nachrichtenagentur KCNA – Nordkoreas einziges Sprachrohr in die Außenwelt – kurz … Continue reading

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Insights & Analyses – Critical Commentaries – Personal Reviews

This website offers you an alternative insight into geopolitics, the mechanisms of power and the backgrounds behind international conflicts. How are events around the world related to each other? Which are the real causes and interrelations of developments that are often … Continue reading

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Freedom

For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others. Nelson Mandela, former South African President and Nobel Peace Prize winner (R.I.P.)

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