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THE LOST CAUSE Around 30 million Kurds currently lives in Greater Kurdistan, a contiguous region stretching across southeastern Turkey, northwestern Iran, northern Iraq, and northeastern Syria. Diaspora (outside Greater Kurdistan): 2 million, Iraq: est. 5.6–8.5 million, Turkey: est. 14.3–20 million, … Continue reading

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Marguerite Porete

Marguerite Porete 1250-1310 age 60 Mairie de Paris, Paris, France was found guilty and sentenced to be burnt at the stake as a relapsed heretic. Porete died on 1 June 1310 in Paris at the Place de Grève a French-speaking … Continue reading

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Lyme disease / La maladie de Lyme

Lyme disease is the most common disease spread by ticks in the Northern Hemisphere. It is estimated to affect 300,000 people a year in the United States and 65,000 people a year in Europe. Infections are most common in the … Continue reading

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