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In depth: How Ethiopia’s civil war would affect Africa?

A prospective civil war in the African country Ethiopia may lead to a turmoil in the continent and the world. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has ordered his  troops to counter an allegedly violent attack by armed forces in the country’s northern Tigray region. Though this may seem the most immediate conflict, the truth is […]

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Who’s Kamala Harris?

Even as the United States is battling protests against racism and inequality, one name has brought much-needed hope: Kamala Harris. The presidential contender Joe Biden has picked Harris as his running mate. In other words if Biden wins the November US presidential election, Harris would be the vice-president.  And if that happens, it would create […]

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What are these locusts destroying crops in Rajasthan 

Huge swarms of locusts are attacking farms and fields in northwest India. Billions of the insects are moving through Rajasthan toward Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and even as far as Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, destroying crops in the worst locust invasion in over 25 years. What are locusts? Locusts are grasshoppers. Normally grasshoppers don’t travel in […]

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These maps show the literal names of countries, and states! 

Travelling is fun, it opens horizons, gives experiences and creates memories. But while travelling have you ever thought what would the said destination mean in their own language?  Learning the etymology – the origin of words – of countries around the world offers us fascinating insight into the origins of some of our favorite travel […]