Daily Archives: April 2, 2016


Mass Grave Discovered in Syria’s Palmyra

  On Friday (April 1), nearly a week after capturing Palmyra from Islamic State militants, Syrian troops discovered a mass grave of about 45 bodies on the north-eastern edge of the city. The Syrian military  “uncovered a mass grave of officers, soldiers, members of the popular committees (pro-regime militia) and their relatives,” a source […]


The Nuclear Security Summit

Leaders from over 50 countries and members from four international organisations flew into Washington D. C. to attend the fourth Nuclear Security Summit on 31 March. What was primarily framed as a meeting to draw attention to the security threat of nuclear proliferation became focused specifically on issues of country attendance […]