Duel at 5,000 feet: "Black" day for the"Red Baron"

During the last two years of the First World War from about late 1916 to the armistice in November 1918, the war in the air intensified in scale and ferocity. By then, some of the aircraft from the next generation had more powerful engines than t...
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"Waiting for Godot" or the Prime Minister who waited too long

Throughout the past year, the Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Najib bin Tun Razak kept his electorate in suspense by continually dropping hints that he may call for elections soon.  Last year has come and gone without any elections being held...
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"Last Night I dreamed of Peace": A message of Hope for humanity

The Tet New Year in Vietnam falls on 9 February 2013. Most people hope for change and improvement during the New Year. We live in taxing times. The economic turmoil in some countries showed few signs of real recovery. The wars in other countries ...
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"Singing in the Rain": The US Presidential election of 2012

There are less than 100 days left until 6 November 2012 when Americans will vote for their next president. Yet it seemed only yesterday that the mid-term elections swept the Republicans into the majority in the House of Representatives.  In ...
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“Let It Be”: The end of the Lennon-McCartney partnership

In April 1970, it was publicly announced that the Beatles would break up. It was the end of a band that had performed together for less than eight years. Although the group was initially formed in February 1960, the final line up only occurred in...
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