Archaeologists have uncovered the remains of a 1,700-year-old Christian basilica in Ethiopia. The basilica, from the 4th century A.D., was found in Beta Samati, an ancient town that was once part of the Aksumite civilization. The remains of the church date back to the time when Christianity became the official […]

As a self-appointed photo collector, I go ahead and collect each photograph that comes my way. The man whom this image indicates being dragged to his death was certainly someone’s loved one. He was once a beloved son of his mother, a brother, maybe a husband and a father himself, […]

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again is a motto that has served law student Muhammad Rafiq Izzat Zaidi well. After failing his degree 18 times, the self-described slow learner revealed that it would take him three attempts to pass one subject at university. “But the more I […]

A UN racism expert recently criticized the Netherlands ban on wearing face-covering garments such as the burqa in public, arguing the law had “no place” in a tolerant society. The Netherlands introduced a ban on face-covering veils in June last year. The partial ban prohibits wearing such garments in public […]