Some years ago I read an article from Time about the Kurdish Killer Girls. It seems that Kurdish females made particularly good soldiers and worked best in single sex units. This was the first time I had heard that modern women made good soldiers. Since then I have tried to establish a forum for the formidable women of every country on the Net with strange difficulty. It seems some countries are happier than others to have their formidable femmes discussed on-line.



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"The Welsh-born red-head, whose parents emigrated from Britain to Australia in the 1960s, stunned voters when she deposed Kevin Rudd, the elected Labour Prime Minister, in June."



Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki is the new women's world number one after reaching the quarterfinals of the China Open.



Of all nationalities, people were most interested in the Killer Girls of Germany, and the first project grew like wildfire. But then in a twinkling it was gone.




""This is my voice, my weapon of choice," intones Grace Jones in a Jamaican patois, kicking off Hurricane. It’s a disarming, aggressive sentiment from Jones, especially as it’s the first lyric we’ve heard from her in 19 years."


"Turkey has been convicted by the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg of contravening Article 2 of the European Convention on Human Rights in the case of a German citizen who died in 1998. Andrea Wolf was killed following clashes between the military and the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK, of which she was a member. Wolf was allegedly captured alive by the Turkish military but died afterwards."