Stories about History from October, 2022
In a nearly unprecedented move, the Indonesian government is creating the city entirely from scratch and has cleared thousands of hectares of forests, fields, and grasslands for the new capital.
The Kukur (dog) Tihar festival inspires compassion towards all animals, including dogs, but animal rights groups are advocating for better treatment of stray dogs in Nepal.
Dolma Diaries is a short web series produced by a team from Germany, Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Georgia.
In Azerbaijan, feminist activists endure pressure from the authorities, harassment and hate from strangers as they stand up for countless women across the country protesting domestic violence and femicide.
Overseas Chinese dissidents anticipate an endless struggle targeting different social groups in China.
Ladino or Judeo-Spanish is an endangered Romance language derived from Old Spanish, used by around 60,000 Sephardic Jews living in the Israel, Turkey, the Balkans, North Africa, and other former parts of Ottoman Empire.
The political rhetoric, which reflects the determination of the party to safeguard the single-party system with force, however, has become less and less appealing.
Photographer Aleksandr Yakimchuk has been portraying the people and streets of Odesa in black-and-white for 12 years, but Russia's invasion of Ukraine has changed the way he approaches photography.
“We also speak Russian in Moldova, but don't want to have anything to do with the so-called Russian World”, says Moldovan writer Iulian Ciocan
Moldovan writer Iulian Ciocan explains how his country continues to negotiate its linguistic and literary identity between its neighbors Russia and Romania, as the war in Ukraine intensifies.
The peace talks were mediated by the President of the European Council, Charles Michel, and French president Emanuel Macron.
'I challenge anyone to make a case for [international] military intervention in Haiti [...] it wouldn’t solve the problem [and] it would be an escalation of the crisis.'
As over 4,000 teachers leave the profession in Hong Kong, some discuss why they were compelled to quit and how the sector is faring.
In Turkey where women’s rights keep deteriorating, the murder of Mahsa Amini hits close to home. Women from across all walks of life express solidarity with the protests in Iran.
The Portuguese government has appologized for The Wiriamu massacre, an incident on December 16, 1972, when around 400 unarmed civilians were killed by Portuguese soldiers in Wiriamu, Mozambique.