Day: January 7, 2023

After Peace Deal, Orthodox Ethiopians Keep a Christmas of Hope

“I was able to come this year because there is peace,” says Asme Mamo as he joins crowds of worshippers celebrating Orthodox Christmas in the historic Ethiopian town of Lalibela.Two months after a cease-fire deal between the Ethiopian government and Ti…

World food prices hit record high in 2022: UN

PARIS, World food prices fell for a ninth month in a row in December but hit their highest level on record for the full year in 2022, UN data showed.Food prices soared to a monthly record high in March after Russia invaded agricultural powerhouse Ukrai…