Celebrities. Our family, friends, lovers…

Oprah Winfrey did it again.  She tops the list of the most powerful celebrities in the world by Forbes magazine. It is for the fourth time in the history of the list. Last year Winfrey was second behind Angelina Jolie.  According to Forbes the Celebrity 100 list is a measure of power based on money and fame. This year top 5: Winfrey, Beyoncé, James Cameron, Lady Gaga and Tiger Woods.

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Turkey is important for Israel. And Ankara knows it

The flotilla raid has led to chilling of ties between Israel and Turkey. Despite of being the Muslim majority country Turkey has recognized Israel in March 1949.

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Petraeus in, McChrystal out. Continuity?

And this is an article from the Rolling Stone magazine which was the reason for the resignation of General Stanley McChrystal.

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Unhappy birthday of Aung San Suu Kyi

The iconic democratic leader of Burma turns 65 today. Aung San Suu Kyi spent almost 15 of the past 20 years in confinement and she is still under the house arrest.

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The Saville report on Bloody Sunday: Any prosecution?

According to BBC the Public Prosecution Service in Northern Ireland has said it is seeking advice about how to respond to the findings of the report.

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The man who dies rich, dies disgraced

Said Andrew Carnegie. Investor Warren Buffett and Microsoft founder Bill Gates announced that they are asking hundreds of billionaire Americans to give away at least 50 percent of their wealth to charity. They launched the website www.givingpledge.org and it said each person who chooses to pledge will make this statement publicly, along with a letter explaining their decision to pledge.

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Curse or blessing? Vast mineral wealth was identified in Afghanistan

The reserves include  iron, copper, cobalt, lithium and gold with the estimated worth of $1-trillion USD. But some experts doubt it is only a good news for Afghanistan.

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