The John Batchelor Show

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Saturday 18 January 2014

Photo, above: A suicide bomber detonated explosives at a Lebanese restaurant frequented by foreigners in central Kabul late Friday 17 January, while two other bombers managed to get inside the restaurant and opened fire at the guests, killing 21 including 13 foreigners, according to officials. Two...

Friday 17 January 2014

Fashoda Incident, or "Fashoda Crisis" (1898), was the climax of imperial territorial disputes between Britain and France in Eastern Africa. A French expedition to Fashoda on the White Nile sought to gain control of the Nile River and thereby exclude Britain from the Sudan, and possibly force the...

Thursday 16 January 2014

Photo, above:  The political activist Heshmat Tabarzadi, released on furlough from an eight-year prison sentence. Heshmatollah Tabarzadi is an Iranian democratic activist. Tabarzadi has been arrested several times on charges related to his political activities, most recently in December 2009. In...

Wednesday 15 January 2014

Photo, above: Brief introduction of Uyghur Muqam   Uyghur Region has been known for its vibrant music and ethnic dances since very ancient times. The Twelve Muqams, known as the mother of Music, embodies as a concentrated reflection of the wisdom and talent of the Uyghur people in music creation....

Tuesday 14 January 2014

Photo, above:  The Animal Lover Vladimir Putin Teaches Flock of Cranes How to Fly South for the Winter.  In a program pioneered by a Frenchman and initiated over Adirondack lakes, Pres Putin took a break from fighting bears and flying jets to participate in a project aimed at guiding endangered...

Monday 13 January 2014

Photo, above: Fars News Agency [the official Iranian news outlet]  claims Snowden docs prove aliens helped Hitler, and currently control U.S. gov’t   An Iranian news agency alleges that documents provided by the former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden prove that “an alien/...

Sunday 12 January 2014

- You are here  - Photo, above: "The timing of some major extinction events on Earth coincides with the solar system's journey through Milky Way's spiral arms, suggests a new study. The research, published on the pre-press website ArXiv.org, supports the idea that mass extinction events were not...

Saturday 11 January 2014

Photo, above: An Egyptian Christian Copt touches the image of Jesus Christ during Sunday mass at a Coptic church in Cairo, on 23 September 2012. (Photo: AFP - Maher Iskander).  See  Hour 2,  Motherland Lost: The Egyptian and Coptic Quest for Modernity (Herbert and Jane Dwight Working Group on...

Friday 10 January 2014

CGI Federal Senior Vice President Cheryl Campbell talks to Optum/QSSI group Executive Vice President Andrew Slavitt prior to a hearing on implementation of the Affordable Care Act before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Oct. 24, 2013 on Capitol Hill.  (Alex Wong/Getty Images).  See: Hour...

Thursday 9 January 2014

Photo, above: White House renovation, 1948-1952.  See Robert Klara, author:  The Hidden White House: Harry Truman and the Reconstruction of America's Most Famous Residence, JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-hosts: Mary Kissel, Wall Street Journal editorial board & OpinionJournal.com. Robert Klara, author...

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