World

European Parliament votes to recognize Palestine statehood ‘in principle’

European Parliament votes to recognize Palestine statehood ‘in principle’

RT December 17,2014 The European Parliament has adopted a resolution recognizing Palestinian statehood in principle. A total of 498 MEPs voted in favor, while 88 were against. A…

141 killed, 133 injured in Pakistan’s Peshawar school attack

141 killed, 133 injured in Pakistan’s Peshawar school attack

Xinhua December 16,2014 ISLAMABAD,At least 141 people including 132 children were killed and 133 others injured on Tuesday in a terrorist attack at the army-run public school at…

Russia slams new U.S. law on Ukraine

Russia slams new U.S. law on Ukraine

Xinhua December 12,2014 MOSCOW, Moscow severely criticized on Friday the adoption of a U.S. Congress bill aimed at providing lethal and non-lethal aid to Ukraine and imposing additional…

Alternative Nobel: Fidel Castro wins China’s Confucius Peace Prize

Alternative Nobel: Fidel Castro wins China’s Confucius Peace Prize

RT December 11,2014 Cuba’s former leader Fidel Castro has been awarded the Confucius Peace Prize, China’s alternative to the Nobel. Castro was praised for “important contributions on eliminating…

Hush money: CIA paid Poland to host its secret prisons and detainees

Hush money: CIA paid Poland to host its secret prisons and detainees

RT December 9,2014 The CIA paid at least a million dollars to Poland for it to host secret prisons, where it incarcerated alleged 9/11 terror suspects, according to…

Books

ESAT: Special program Ermias Legese’s book signing

Book signing ceremony for Ermias Legese ‘s Yemeles Tirufatoch Related posts: Special program on the Battle of Adwa on New York WBAI 99.5FM 4th Anniversary of ESAT…

Ethiopian Music

Mulatu Astatke: the man who created ‘Ethio jazz’

Mulatu Astatke: the man who created ‘Ethio jazz’

Ethiopian tuning, Latin rhythms, the wah-wah pedal – ahead of a festival of African culture, Richard Williams hails a composer who likes to mix it up Richard…

Scholarships

Lists of Scholarships by country or univesities

Numerous post graduate scholarships in Nordic countries, Western Europe and North America. Yet, there is a possibility of finding undergraduate scholarships too. Here is lists of links…

Restaurant

Ethiopian cuisine pops up in Hong Kong for the first time

Ethiopian cuisine pops up in Hong Kong for the first time

SCMP December 11,2014 by Jenni Marsh jenni.marsh@scmp.com There’s something of a dark irony to promoting Ethiopian dining, given the country’s tragic history of famine. Just over 30…