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Pre-war casualties: Ukraine plane passengers, crew killed in crash near Tehran

Pre-war casualties: Ukraine plane passengers, crew killed in crash near Tehran

  By Alireza Bahrami Photos by Pooneh Torabi Tehran: On Wednesday morning, a Ukrainian International Airlines (UIA) Boeing crashed near Tehran, killing all passengers and the flight crew. Reports indicate that the plane, crashed just six minutes after taking off from Tehran’s Imam Khomeini airport for the Ukrainian capital Kiev. This is the third time […]

Manhae Prize presented to 9 awardees

The Manhae Grand Prize was given to nine new awardees including the president of the Moroccan Writers’ Union and The AsiaN columnist Abderrahim El Allam from Morocco on August 11 at Inje Cultural Complex, some 400km away from Seoul. The 17th Manhae Awards are given to outstanding individuals or organizations in three categories: peace, practice, and […]

Dialogue on ‘The North Korean Human Rights Conundrum’ held at HUFS

3 North Korean defectors and one humanitarian aid worker of human rights in North Korea were invited to speak on the human rights conundrum of North Korea on the evening of August 7, 2013 at the international conference hall of Hankuk University of Foreign Studies(HUFS). This academic dialogue was a part of HUFS International Summer […]

International students in S. Korea hold Peace Talk Concert at DMZ

International students from 14 nations and representatives of the 6 party nations held a peace talk on July 26, 2013 at the DMZ in the northermost region of South Korea. Titled the “Peace Talk DMZ Tour,” the Korea International Student Support Association (KISSA), and its stakeholders including Global Peace Youth Corps Korea (GPYCK), and the […]

Whose Nile River is it?

Whose Nile River is it?

Tensions between Egypt and Ethiopia have grown at an alarming rate since Addis Ababa announced its plans to construct the Grand Renaissance Dam across part of the Nile, 40 km from the Sudanese boarder, on April 2, 2011. The dam is big enough to be the largest in Africa, estimated to cost about 80 billion […]

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