The Observer has been fighting its corner for more than two centuries. We pick through the highlights of a distinguished and controversial history 4 DECEMBER 1791 The first issue of the Observer is published, the day before the death of Mozart, ... The Guardian, 1 week ago
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The paper's chief political commentator on the paper and its battles from slavery to Suez, welfare to war The first edition of the Observer made the ringing declaration that the newspaper would be Unbiaffed by Prejudice Uninfluenced by Party, ...The Guardian, 1 week ago
Jawaharlal Nehru was clear with his idea of India: an Undivided India which included the Provinces under British Rule and the amorphous mass of small and big Princely States, which did not desire to be part of such an idea of India. In his battle to ...Observer Research Foundation, 1 week ago
IN AUGUST 2018 Pope Francis will visit Ireland, it was confirmed yesterday. The news comes after an official invitation was extended to the Pope by Taoiseach Enda Kenny after a meeting between the pair in the Vatican yesterday morning. While the ...TheJournal.ie, 1 week ago
By Feroze Varun Gandhi With the government highlighting human rights abuses in Balochistan, conversations about India's asylum policy have arisen. The recent election of Donald Trump as U.S. President and his stated position on acceptance of ...South Asia Monitor, 2 weeks ago Feroze Varun Gandhi: The state of the stateless The Gulf Today, 2 weeks ago The state of the stateless The Hindu, 2 weeks ago
284 Diocletian is chosen as Roman emperor. 762 During the An Shi Rebellion, the Tang dynasty, with the help of Huihe tribe, recaptures Luoyang from the rebels. 1194 Palermo is conquered by Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor. 1407 A truce between ...Inyo Register, 2 weeks ago
, Anthony Buhagiar was one of eight siblings. His father Lorenzo was a Malta Dockyard engineer and Buhagiar was encouraged to join the firm. But the young man was drawn to the sea. On his father's demise he tried to join the Royal Navy but was still ...Times of Malta, 3 weeks ago
Maurice Oldfield was the owlish son of a farmer who became a top spy. A new book revisits the man who may have served as a model for George Smiley and M He was one of the first to suspect that Kim Philby was a Soviet spy, helped to keep Britain out ...The Guardian, 4 weeks ago
The burnt-out car of Brigadier Mallaby where he was killed on 30 October 1945. (Imperial War Museums/File) Topics Share this article share this article follow Us The death of British Army officer Brig. Gen. AWS Mallaby on the evening of ...Jakarta Post, 1 month ago
The death of Irish Islamic extremist Terence 'Khalid' Kelly will spark fears of further Islamic extremists in Ireland who might follow his example. The death of Irish Islamic extremist Terence 'Khalid' Kelly will spark fears of further Islamic ...Irish Independent, 1 month ago
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