Annus Horribilis: A Portrait of the Year 2023

The expression "annus horribilis", of Latin origin, loosely translates as "horrible year". According to the Cambridge Dictionary, it is defined as "a year of extremely bad events". However, the phrase gained notoriety in 1992, when it was used by Queen Elizabeth II to describe the worst of the year.

The world's indifference to the Middle East: are we losing our humanity?

"The opposite of love is not hate, it is indifference." Elie Wiesel - writer and Nobel Peace Prize laureate 15 days on from the brutal terrorist attack on Israel, the actions of international leaders in the search for a solution to the conflict in that region are as follows

Who is interested in this war?

"Those who profit from war do not seek peace" Popular saying For almost a week now, we have been shocked by news about the war between Palestinians and Israelis. The barbarities are terrifying. Women, children and civilians being killed in cold blood is unthinkable in this day and age.

The dilemma of Europe's new refugee crisis

The constant scenes of migrants trying to enter Europe and being violently repelled are always very striking. Most migrants arrive in Europe illegally by sailing in dinghies in the Mediterranean Sea, which causes several deaths