Daily Archives: November 27, 2016

Refugees Arrested In Bulgaria Following Violent Clashes With Police

  Police arrested more than 400 refugees at the Harmanli reception centre, Bulgaria’s largest refugee camp, this past Friday. Refugees hurled stones at the police and set tires and wood on fire. The police retaliated with water cannons and rubber bullets to try and control the riot. Twenty-four police officers […]

Revised Peace Deal Between Colombia And FARC Rebels Not Without Controversy

The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and the Colombian government have now agreed upon a new peace deal which brings a symbolic end to 52 years of conflict between state forces and the Marxist group.  The 310 page accord was signed in the capital of Bogota last week by FARC […]

Amping Up The Ante-Russia Missle Defence Deployment

Historical context Tensions flare over Japanese and Russian relations this week following Russian news reports that reveal missile defence systems have been entered into effect on the Kuril islands. These islands, known to the Russians as the Southern Kurile ((Сахалинская область) and to the Japanese as Northern Territories(北方領土), mark a […]