Stories about History from October, 2014
The first time around, those of us who had been visiting Cheuria for many years, were shocked to find the sponsorship junk.
Who are Cameroon's big names? Do English speakers and French speakers get along? Gaelle Tjat, based in Douala, gives a colorful portrait of her homeland.
The latest unrest in Kashmir has been called the region's “worst in a decade," and many fear it could destroy the 2003 ceasefire between India and Pakistan altogether.
Gambia is going through a ten-day long celebration marking 20 years since President Yahya Jammeh overthrew a democratically elected government.
Jamaican author Marlon James’ new novel, A Brief History of Seven Killings, has been released to such fanfare that even hard-hitting literary critics cannot use enough superlatives in their reviews. Michiko Kakutani, Pulitzer Prize-winning critic for The New York Times, described James as a “prodigious talent”, calling the novel “epic...
Yerevan, Armenia's capital, has experienced war, communism and a devestating earthquake in 1988. Throughout the city's diverse history, its residents and architecture have left their mark on each other.
This year, there are several mobile apps available to help navigate Puja pandal hopping in several Indian cities better planned and more informed than ever.