Ukraine starts the week under the threat of war

Ukraine starts the week under the threat of war

After a week of consultations in various configurations between Russia and the United States, there is still no prospect of a solution to the crisis on Ukraine’s eastern border. Now that the delegations from Moscow and Washington have returned home, tensions remain high at the border, where tens of thousands of Russian troops have recently … Read more

War language on state channels, but ordinary Russian does not like it very much: “Nobody wants war”

War language on state channels, but ordinary Russian does not like it very much: "Nobody wants war"

Margarita Simonjan made no mistake about it at the end of December. The rise in tension on Ukraine’s eastern border is blamed on the government in Kiev, according to the editor-in-chief of Russian television channel RT, she assured the daily newscast. 60 minutes on the state channel Russia-1. While Simonjan casually noted that Ukraine has … Read more

Ethiopia hits out at WHO’s Ghebreyesus over Tigray war remarks

Ethiopia hits out at WHO's Ghebreyesus over Tigray war remarks

Ethiopia has asked the UN health agency to investigate its chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus for “harmful misinformation” and “misconduct”. FILE: World Health Organization (WHO) Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a ceremony to launch a multi-year partnership with Qatar ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup at the headquarters of the WHO in Geneva on … Read more

Civil war in Ethiopia: “On the verge of a humanitarian disaster”

Civil war in Ethiopia: "On the verge of a humanitarian disaster"

Status: 01/14/2022 5:04 p.m. The UN reports that more than 100 people have been killed in airstrikes in Tigray since the start of the year. Millions of people depend on food aid but do not get it. Critics of the Ethiopian government led by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed come from many quarters. The head of … Read more