World

DD News Anchor Fired After Calling Chinese Prez ‘Eleven’ Jinping

DD News Anchor Fired After Calling Chinese Prez ‘Eleven’ Jinping

Outlook India September 19,2014 A Doordarshan newsreader mispronouced the name of visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping, following which the channel decided to remove the anchor. Officials said the…

United Kingdom survived Scottish Referendum

United Kingdom survived Scottish Referendum

borkena Dimetros Birku September 19,2014 The referendum on Scotland witnessed the highest voter turn out. Over 85 percent of registered voters participated in the referendum. 55.3 percent of…

Israeli Minister seem to think Iran should be priority, not ISIS

Israeli Minister seem to think Iran should be priority, not ISIS

  borkena It is apparent that there is a lot of skepticism about ISIS. In fact it is not uncommon to read commentaries that relate ISIS to Israel. …

‘Snowden may well be right’: New Zealand PM doesn’t rule out nation being spied on by NSA

‘Snowden may well be right’: New Zealand PM doesn’t rule out nation being spied on by NSA

RT September 17,2014 Prime Minister John Key said Edward Snowden ‘may well be right’ in his claims that the NSA has access to communications from New Zealand. The…

Ukraine grants “special status” to eastern regions, amnesty to insurgents

Ukraine grants “special status” to eastern regions, amnesty to insurgents

Xinhua September 16,2014 KIEV -The Ukrainian parliament on Tuesday approved two bills offering major concessions to independence-seeking insurgents and more autonomy to eastern regions, where unrest has been…

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

Fingers Stand In for Forks : Abyssinia in Harlem

Fingers Stand In for Forks : Abyssinia in Harlem

Hungry City: Abyssinia in Harlem The New York Times By LIGAYA MISHANSEPT September 18, 2014 The description “ground mildly spiced chickpeas” does not prepare you for what…