Stories about History from November, 2022
Whether its Ankara's ties with Washington DC and the EU, or Turkey's role in Ukraine war, President Erdoğan is seemingly turning "these separate developments into his favor."
Xi is using Mao's Confucian idea of Datong to justify his political projects such as “common prosperity” in economic policy, "common destiny" in foreign policy, and the so-called “whole-process democracy.”
Fewer people vote in a Nepali election that includes the parties blamed for the deaths of their loved ones
Nepalis across the country were lining up on the morning of November 20 to cast their votes, with a total of 11,543 candidates fielding for 825 seats, 275 in parliament and 550 in provincial assemblies.
33 years after the November 1989 Velvet Revolution that ended Communism in Czechoslovakia, the streets of Prague commemorate how students started a protest that changed history.
Moshe Ha Elion was born in 1925 in Thessaloniki; he survived the Holocaust, and is well known for his Ladino publications and songs commemorating the plight of victims of Nazi death camps.
After five years, Xi Jinping's new era seems more characterized by authoritarianism, as reflected in its zero-COVID policies, the 2019 crackdown in Hong Kong and military drills across the Taiwan straits.
Azerbaijan and Iran have been saber-rattling and exchanging hostile rhetoric in weeks of heightened tensions.