A “Spooky Sounds” playlist direct from
QuartzA “Spooky Sounds” playlist direct from outer space, compiled by NASA for HalloweenQuartz... images and a variety of natural sounds…musical selections from different cultures and eras, and spoken greetings from Earth-people in fifty-five languages, and printed messages from [US] president [Jimmy] Carter and UN secretary general [Kurt ...Spooky Space 'Sounds' | NASANASASpooky Sounds from Across the Solar System by NASA | Free Listening on SoundCloudSoundCloudNASA's Juno Spacecraft Enters Jupiter's Magnetic Field | NASANASANASA -NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratoryall 106 news articles »
Posted on 31 October 2017 | 7:51 am
How a Master Grifter Taught the FBI to Crack
Daily BeastHow a Master Grifter Taught the FBI to Crack Open the Art of the DealDaily BeastIn Europe he'd been hired as an international loan consultant for the United Nations, working under Kurt Waldheim. Howard reports that Kitzer “once arranged for Israel to obtain funding to purchase jets from the Nixon administration.” But mainly Kitzer ...
Posted on 28 October 2017 | 6:10 pm
Police protests, a female lawmaker's
South China Morning PostPolice protests, a female lawmaker's challenge and toy pistols: Hong Kong headlines from four decades agoSouth China Morning PostThe UN secretary general, Dr Kurt Waldheim, expected the general assembly to take action on new anti-hijacking measures. The UN agreed to a quick full-session debate on air piracy that week, following a threat by pilots around the world to stage a 48 ...
Posted on 26 October 2017 | 1:12 am
On the rise of the right in Austria: a reply
Ottawa CitizenOn the rise of the right in Austria: a reply to Shannon Gormley ...Ottawa CitizenConfronted with the headline on Shannon Gormley's recent column (“How Austria managed to elect neo-Nazis,” Oct. 21), an ambassador would most likely react ...and more »
Posted on 24 October 2017 | 8:44 am
Once again, Europe's bigots are on the march
Sky NewsOnce again, Europe's bigots are on the marchArab NewsIn 1986 Austria elected Kurt Waldheim as its president, despite his past as a Wehrmacht officer in a Nazi intelligence unit in the Balkans. In last year's presidential election Norbert Hofer of the FPÖ lost, but by only by a small margin. Of all people ...Immigration anxiety fuels a rightward turn in AustriaHawaii Tribune Heraldall 113 news articles »
Posted on 21 October 2017 | 12:31 pm
Book Review: The Lady from Zagreb
In this book only, we run into Kurt Waldheim, latter to be UN secretary general and Austrian president, Allen Dulles, a latter CIA chief but then its predecessor OSS' chief in Switzerland and the notorious Grand Mufti of Jerusalem Haj-Amin Husseini ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 7:04 pm
Nazi hunter to speak at Holocaust Museum
"Now, since we are being diverted by ISIS and other things, it is very important that the crimes of the Holocaust are still being paid attention to," he said. Rosenbaum's best known investigation centered on Kurt Waldheim, former UN secretary general and ...
Posted on 20 February 2015 | 10:32 am
Arnold Schwarzenegger on Denial, the
At his wedding to Maria Shriver in 1986, Schwarzenegger gave an effusive toast to his Austrian countryman Kurt Waldheim. Waldheim had recently become the subject of international controversy when, while running for the Austrian presidency that year ...
Posted on 3 October 2012 | 3:55 am
On this day: Kurt Waldheim is inaugurated as
His obituaries remembered him as a onetime president of Austria and as a former UN Secretary General. But Kurt Waldheim, who was 21 when the Second World War broke out, was also recalled for his reluctance to shed light on his past. His election to Austria ...
Posted on 7 July 2011 | 7:00 pm
Austrian president and UN secretary-general who lied about his wartime service in the German army Kurt Waldheim, who has died aged 88 of heart failure, served two terms as secretary-general of the United Nations (1972-82) before it was revealed that he had ...
Posted on 14 June 2007 | 10:00 am