The beatification of John Paul II: How did he change the Catholic Church?

The ceremony of beatification of the late Pope John Paul II (1920 – 2005) will take place tomorrow in Rome.

Continue reading

Advertisements

The British Monarchy: Unifying or divisive?

Few experts have shared with me their thoughts on the British Royal Family, democracy, society and politics in the United Kingdom.

Continue reading

Richard Branson: Science or thrill seeking?

Perhaps both. And his thrill seeking can maybe contribute on science.

Continue reading

Will Bashar Assad negotiate?

Despite the strength of the regime’s tools of suppression, it is still uncertain as to whether the Assad regime will survive.

Continue reading

Expert still doubts Saleh will step down

And what’s next for Yemen.

Continue reading

Felicitations to the Royal Couple

By Gëzim Alpion, Lecturer in Sociology, Department of Sociology, University of Birmingham.

Continue reading

What’s next for Croatia after Gotovina’s sentence?

Thousand of Croats protested against the ICTY verdict as Gen. Ante Gotovina was sentenced to 24 years in jail on for atrocities against Serbs committed during Operation Storm in 1995.

Continue reading