Commemorating ANZAC DAY In Korcula, CROATIA

Croatia, the War, and the Future

Korcula, Croatia - photo: Nedjeljko Cendo Korcula, Croatia – photo: Nedjeljko Cendo

April 25 of every year is a day when Australia and New Zealand commemorate all those who served and died in all wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations the countries have been involved in.

Anzac Day goes beyond the anniversary of the landing on Gallipoli in 1915. It is the day on which we remember Australians who served and died in all wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations. The spirit of Anzac, with its human qualities of courage, mateship, and sacrifice, continues to have meaning and relevance for our sense of national identity”.

Croatian sailors – particularly from Dalmatia – have sailed on ships owned by other nations forever – most returned home but some stayed in the far lands. Croatia has had a troubled history with powerful armies of kingdoms and empires who had persecuted the small Croatian nation and, often, people have had…

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Minister in Tony Blair’s government among group of men suspected of abusing children at home run by paedophile

Thinking Out Loud

Picture shows the site of the former children’s home in Brixton (left) Tony Blair and a photo posed by a model (top right)

Apr 27, 2014 22:59  By Tom Pettifor

One of Tony Blair’s ministers was among a group of men suspected of sexually abusing children at a home run by a convicted paedophile.

But the probe was halted soon after an ex-social services boss told police of his alleged evening visits in the early 1980s.

Official documents seen by the Daily Mirror during a 16-month investigation reveal former residents told detectives that a group of paedophiles attacked children in a private flat in the home.

But two former Lambeth social services employees involved in the case suspect a cover-up because experienced detective Clive Driscoll was removed from the investigation and given other duties.

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The rumours never go away they increase. Allegations are…

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