The World Trade Organization was transformed from the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), which was established in 1947.
A series of trade negotiations, GATT rounds began at the end of World War II and were aimed at reducing tariffs for the facilitation of global trade on goods.
A look at the fast spreading new form of appetite for dictatorship
Taye Negussie (PhD)
Recently, Marcel H. Van Hergen, one of the noted contributors to the Project Syndicate, posted an article entitled, ‘Putinism’s Authoritarian Allure”. In the article, Hergen demonstrated an unprecedented current trend in Western Europe with many far-right parties retreating from their staunch anti-communist and anti-Russian ideologies, and moving to “admiration” and “even outright support” for Russian President Vladimir Putin’s regime.
In the second week of March this year, participants of a talk show on Sheger 102.1 FM radio station, the only private FM radio station in Ethiopia, picked up a troubling topic as their agenda: sexual abuses against children in Ethiopia.