In a world that is increasingly witnessing divisions between nations and peoples and an unbridled spike in hate speech and hate crimes, not many may have realised that Thursday had been earmarked as the International Day of Living Together in Peace by the United Nations.
Violence still continues to haunt Sri Lanka though it has been a decade since the Lankan army defeated the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam. The defeat of the LTTE ended a violent chapter in the history of the island nation, but the wounds of the past seem to be opening once again for us (“Ten years on, Lanka still in hunt for peace,” May 16, Gulf Today).
Using his bare hands and without a harness, Robert clambered up Cheung Kong Centre and secured a large banner on the building's exterior.
Sudan's military council and protest leaders on Saturday signed a hard-won "constitutional declaration" that paves the way for a transition to civilian rule.
Fifty years ago, when I was 19, I got the assignment from the trade magazine Billboard to cover the Woodstock Festival because none of the older writers wanted to go. My review the following week rhapsodically began, “About 400,000 rock fans gave peace a chance Aug. 15-18, and it worked.” My assessment of the effect
Dr Farouk El Baz, Egyptian astronomer and geologist and President of the Board of Directors of the Arab International Investor Forum, has honoured Ahmed Bin Mohammed Al Jarwan, President of the Global Council for Tolerance and Peace,
A month after Cameroon held a national dialogue hoping to resolve the country’s bloody anglophone separatist crisis, the prospect of peace still seems far away. Armed anglophone separatist forces have clashed
Libya's rival governments committed to an internationally brokered truce that took effect on Sunday.
Security is the overall concern for a family looking to rent a new flat, apartment or villa. There are many benchmarks one has to look for including a place they call home for as long as they want without a threat of sudden eviction.