Dutch Court Sentences Ethiopian to Life in Prison for War Crimes
The defendant, Eshetu Alemu, 63, was convicted of ordering the killing of 75 prisoners, including many children, in 1978 as a government official in a brutal military dictatorship in Ethiopia.
The T Editorsâ (Fantasy) Gift Guide
From a custom surfboard to mink curtains, the things weâd want this year â if time, money or accessibility were no object.
âWe Are Everywhereâ: How Ethiopia Became a Land of Prying Eyes
The governing party in this East African nation has a network of millions of loyalists and informers to watch each village and every neighborhood. Meet one of them, a farmer and enforcer.
Over One Million South Sudanese Flee From Violence to Uganda
The daily exodus of villagers escaping armed conflict, hunger and sexual violence prompted the U.N. refugee agency to urge international action.
Fleeing Hardship, Then Pushed Into Sea, They Landed in a Country at War
Migrants from Somalia and Ethiopia, forced overboard from two boats last week, came ashore in war-torn Yemen. They were hoping to find work in the countries of the Persian Gulf.
At Least 50 Migrants Drown as Smuggler Throws Them Into Sea
The victims had fled Ethiopia and Somalia, facing acute hunger, and were headed for Yemen, one of the worldâs most dangerous war zones.
Indiaâs Barefoot Lawyers
In Indiaâs rural villages, few people seek the protection of law because lawyers are distant and expensive. Now paralegals are coming to help.
Sending Health to Rural Ghana via Traveling Medics
In a country where 45 percent of the people live miles from clinics, Ghanaâs government sends health workers to them to deliver medical care.
For Ethiopiaâs Underemployed Youth, Life Can Center on a Leaf
About half of Ethiopiaâs youth are thought to chew khat, a psychotropic leaf. Officials consider such widespread use of the drug, blamed on a lack of work, âa huge problemâ for the countryâs future.
The Land of Salt and Fire
A virtual reality film that transports you to the hottest place on Earth, where camel caravans move salt across the vast plains, and active geothermal zones turn into a landscape of psychedelic colors.
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