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Manchester born Nigel Pivaro is a journalist with a special interest in social issues, housing, security and foreign affairs, especially in the Near East and Europe.

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A new low by ISIS as it postures itself against modern society

Islamic Terrorism has plumbed new depths as children and families were targeted by a suicide bomber at the Manchester Arena last night. The targeting of such victims highlights that ISIS  and its followers are devoid of a political stance. If … Continue reading

Lou Ferrrante A Pheonix rising and reading for good.

The article below is based on a phone interview I conducted with Lou in March 2013, ahead of his TV series on the Discovery Channel. I had met Lou personally  several years earlier in 2009 at Waterstones book store in … Continue reading

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Assad claims another child victim in his assault on the Syrian people.

Maram is pretty little 4-year-old with big brown eyes and a smile that could melt hardest heart. She should be out playing in the sunshine. Happy and carefree, as any four-year-old should be. But here she lies, unable to move, … Continue reading

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A new low by ISIS as it postures itself against modern society

Islamic Terrorism has plumbed new depths as children and families were targeted by a suicide bomber at the Manchester Arena last night. The targeting of such victims highlights that ISIS  and its followers are devoid of a political stance. If … Continue reading

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World close to the brink as Anti Assad forces capture Russian Pilot downed by Turks.

Following the downing of the Russian bomber this morning I can only be grateful that the world’s major powers have a common enemy in ISIL As regards the Turks under a putative Sunni demagogue Rycyp Erdogan I can only think … Continue reading

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High or low No Good Guys or Bad Guys

Following the downing of the Malaysian Airlines flight killing nearly 300 tourists and air crew

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