Topic: History

Lost Nation – Stories From The Uyghur Diaspora

One of China’s 55 nationalities, Uyghurs are a Turkic-Muslim ethnicity, the majority of whom have been living in East Turkestan for generations.

James A. White Sr. – Historical Racism Encountered by US Air Force Vet

Fifty-three years ago, James A. White Sr. joined the US Air Force. But as an African American man, he had to go

MAP: Kurdish Cities in The Middle East

This map – of unknown date – depicts major Kurdish cities in the Middle East, spread across the following current nations; Iran,

MAP: Kurdish Areas in Northern Iraq, 2003

Map of Kurdish areas, and Kurdish-controlled areas in Northern Iraq during 2003 – includes the areas controlled by the Kurdistan Democratic Party

MAP: Greater Kurdistan

This is a modern-day map depicting the extent of Greater Kurdistan, sourced from the Foundation-Kurdish Institute of Paris. It features the assumed

The Most Deadly Earthquakes in Europe – since 1900

Just over a hundred years ago a 7.2 magnitude earthquake devestated parts of Southern Italy, including Sicily, killing an estimated 72,000 people.

The Most Deadly Earthquakes in Asia – since 1900

Asia has had a tremendous amount of killer earthquakes, with 92 separate events having killed 1,000 or more people since the year

The Most Deadly Earthquakes in Africa – since 1900

All of the quakes that are believed to have killed 1,000+ people in Africa, since 1900, have occurred on the northern limits

The Most Deadly Earthquakes in North America – since 1900

The most recent earthquake catastrophe of epic proportions in the World – the 2010 Haiti quake – is the quake which has

The Most Deadly Earthquakes in South America – since 1900

With 70,000 people either confirmed dead, or missing and presumed dead, the 1970 Chimbote/Ancash Earthquake in Peru is by far the most

The Most Deadly Earthquakes in Oceania – since 1900

All of the quakes that have killed 1,000 or more people in Oceania since 1900 – apart from the 1998 quake incident

The Most Deadly Earthquakes in The Middle East – since 1900

The most devastating quake in the Middle East since 1900 was a relatively recent incident in the North-West of Iran. The 1990

The Most Deadly Earthquakes in The Americas – since 1900

The 2010 Haiti quake was the most devastating earthquake in the Americas since 1900, regarding the amounts of lives lost. It is

The Most Deadly Earthquakes in The World – since 1900

With over 300,000 deaths, the recent Haiti quake is regarded as the most deadly quake since 1900, although there have been five

MAP: Earthquake Epicenters around the World, 1963-1998

MAP showing all of the Earthquake epicenters around the World between 1963 and 1998, totaling 358,214 events – via DTAM project (NASA)
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