Posted on 20/11/2009 by matisak
And of course also his strongest points. Karzai was sworn in as the Afghan president for the second term on November 19.
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Posted on 18/11/2009 by matisak
President Barack Obama is in China and he may find in the future in Beijing partners but also enemies.
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Posted on 16/11/2009 by matisak
But not the symbol of human salvation.
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Posted on 15/11/2009 by matisak
El Chapo was among the world’s billionaires of Forbes and now the magazine named him to its list of the 67 “World’s Most Powerful People”. He is number 41.
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Posted on 10/11/2009 by matisak
Posted on 02/11/2009 by matisak
I have asked Gustaaf Geeraerts who is Director of Brussels Institute of Contemporary China Studies at Vrije Universiteit Brussel to write an article for Slovak magazine Euro-Atlantic Quarterly. He was very kind and he agreed. His piece was published in Slovak in 3/2009 edition and you can find it here in English.
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