Pope Martin V, addressing himself to Sigismund, with all the kings, princes, dukes, barons, knights, states, and commonwealths of Christendom, adjured them, by wounds of Christ, to unite their arms and exterminate that and accursed nation. A liberal distribution was promised of the customary rewards crowns and high places in Paradise to those who should display the most zeal against the obnoxious heresy by shedding the greatest amount of Bohemian blood. Thus exhorted, the Emperor Sigismund and several of the neighboring German states made ready to engage in the crusade..
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Keer 23 UKSo I basically binged all 8 hours of the new Netflix show Sacred Games today and it is honestly the most gripping crime thriller I seen since Narcos. It has the same cops and gangsters feel, except it set against the backdrop of a religiously explosive Mumbai with all the corrupt cops and politicians to accompany. It follows a sidelined Mumbai cop and a RAW (India CIA) agent try to track down the motives of a mobster..
The rise and fall of The X Factor: Why it’s time to put Simon Cowell’s ‘televised karaoke’ out to pastureCan you name the most recent winner of The X Factor? A decade ago, even if you hadn’t even watched a minute of the show, the answer to that question would have been a resounding yes. But chances are slim that the name Dalton Harris whose winner’s single “The Power of Love” went to number four last year before he promptly disappeared just popped into your head. At its peak, around a decade ago, it was watched by just shy of 20m people nearly a third of the UK population.
One is Sherry Rehman, apolitician from the ruling Pakistan People Party, who first proposed amendments to the laws. The other is actress Veena Malik, who challenged the clerical establishment for criticising her for appearing on Indian reality show Big Boss. I slightly uncomfortable about grouping the two together the fact that both are Pakistani women does not make them any more similar than say, for example, two Pakistani men living in Rawalpindi or London.