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Janez Potočnik In just over a week, world leaders will gather in Brazil for the Rio +20 Summit to decide what kind of future we want. Twenty years after the original earth summit, the theme is the green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication. Why is …

Mark N. Katz, (Exclusive for Addis Standard)  The Obama Administration has placed increased emphasis on killing terrorists via drone attacks or other means.  But this alone will not end the War on Terror.  Terrorist organizations such as Al Qaeda and its many affiliates seem to have no trouble finding new …

KiyaTsegaye In 1976, thousands of black school children took to the streets of Soweto, South Africa. In a march more than half a mile long, they protested against the poor quality of their education and demanded their right to be taught in their own language. Hundreds of young boys and …