Monday, Jan 30, 2023



From nobel hero to driver of war, Ethiopia’s leader faces voters

June 21, 2021 12:19 pm

Abiy has put a brave face on his nation’s problems, repeatedly downplaying the Tigray conflict as a “law and order operation” and pushing his vision for a modernized, economically vibrant Ethiopia.

Simple tips to keep your relationship healthy and happy

January 20, 2021 10:39 am

“It takes years of emotional investment to build a strong and steady relationship, hence unnecessary issues should not hamper emotional returns," said Jayapalashri Anil, meditation facilitator, Samskara Healing

Ethiopian forces in Tigray admit shooting at UN staffers

December 09, 2020 4:15 pm

Ethiopia's government has said its forces engaged a UN humanitarian team after it failed to stop at checkpoints in country's restive north. The government has insisted on taking the lead in coordinating aid deliveries.

Nagorno-Karabakh: Armenia, Azerbaijan agree to avoid targeting civilian populations amid peace talks

October 31, 2020 5:07 pm

The warring sides met mediators in Geneva and agreed to not "deliberately" target civilian populations in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. They will also exchange a list of prisoners and bodies of those killed.

Civilians suffer amid Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

October 27, 2020 6:12 pm

Armenia and Azerbaijan are once more fighting over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region. Scores of civilians have been killed in recent weeks, and many have fled.

Are you a people-pleaser? Watch out for these signs

December 11, 2019 2:39 pm

Are you burdened with the need to constantly seek everybody's approval?

Aleppo is devastated, but the internet is keeping alive some strong voices

December 14, 2016 7:39 pm

In the midst of a bloodbath, people in Aleppo continue to have access to the Internet. Despite the airstrikes, despite the monumental infrastructural damage, civilians are tweeting and posting 'last message' videos.

Global military spending nearly $1.7T amid Mideast conflicts

April 06, 2016 12:35 pm

For weapons manufacturers, the nonstop pace of airstrikes targeting Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria, as well as Saudi-led bombing of Yemen's Shiite rebels and their allies, means billions of dollars more in sales.

One accused in Sector 27 firing arrested

July 08, 2014 12:49 pm

The alleged prime accused in the case, Monty Shah, and others are still absconding.

India,Pak discussing ways to avert conflict on high seas

August 07, 2012 3:54 pm

The mechanism could involve a communication system between senior officers of the two navies.


Living on the edge in conflict-hit Central African Republic

January 28, 2014 4:24 pm

A new interim civilian government has pledged to halt the violence and attempt to organise elections in Central African Republic before February 2015.