Category: People

Guest Views
How Azerbaijan will be able to dictate the terms of peace to Armenia

In war, the party with the most human potential and military equipment will succeed. Azerbaijan surpasses Armenia in all aspects. The population of Azerbaijan is five times larger than the population of Armenia, and its military budget exceeds the total budget of Armenia. The Azerbaijani army launched a military operation in Nagorno-Karabakh on September 27. […]

Columnists
Dear world, Nigeria needs your help to #EndSARS

We are Nigerian students schooling in a lesser known part of the world called the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus (TRNC). For those who have never visited, it is one of two states on the island of Cyprus, located in the Eastern Mediterranean, but for us it is our second home. If you have been […]

Dr. Sivri
Ask Dr Sivri – How can I stop office flirts?

Dear Dr Sivri, I read your recent advice piece on ‘jealousy in the office’ (Ask Dr Sivri – Jealousy in the office is getting me down, 14 Sept. 2020), and hope you can help me with my office problem. I work for a major international consultancy business based in London with international clients. Up until […]

HP People
Letters, The origins of the town name ‘Varosha’ is Turkish

Dear T-VINE, I read with interest the recent article on the partial re-opening of Varosha (Historic partial re-opening of Varosha attracts hundreds, but ramifications go beyond collapse of TRNC coalition government, 9 June 2020), and thought your readers would be interested in the origins of the town’s name ‘Varosha’. During the medieval period when Anatolia […]

Guest Views
America takes the lead in tackling Uyghur repression in China

China’s policy of repression against the Uyghurs continues, and finally the problem is on the global agenda. On May 27, the US Congress overwhelmingly passed the Uighur Human Rights Act to counter Beijing’s brutal oppression of Uyghurs and other national and religious minorities in China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region and elsewhere. Ahead of the vote […]

Dr. Sivri
Ask Dr Sivri – Jealousy in the office is getting me down

Dear Dr Sivri,  I hope you are well. I know you help with all types of problems, so I am looking for some advice please. I work in an office in the City of London, and we deal with international insurance, so it’s a pretty high-end and stressful job, but I take it in my […]

Features
Nev G DeMarni: the glamorous London weather girl for all seasons

Without a doubt, 2020 has been a strange year. An unknown virus, millions dead or infected, international travel bans, and government-imposed lockdowns for our protection, which have separated us from our loved ones and put a stop to many of our favourite pastimes in a bid to minimise human contact. One happy constant throughout this […]

Entrepreneurs
Pioneering plumber Hattie Hasan crowdfunding to create National Register of Tradeswomen

Plumbing entrepreneur Hatice ‘Hattie’ Hasan, founder and chief executive of female plumbing business Stopcocks, has launched a new initiative for female victims of domestic abuse and the organisations that support them. Hasan is aiming to raise £15,000 to set up a National Register of Tradeswomen. The Register will primarily aim to support vulnerable women, either […]