Daily Archives: January 31, 2017


The Concerns Over The Executive Order To Advance With The Pipeline Project

On January 24th, 2017, five executive orders were signed by President Donald Trump in an attempt to speed up the controversial pipeline projects that have been debated in the finals years of former President Barack Obama and former Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper. Particularly, the Dakota Access and Keystone […]


Permanent Peace In Serbia: Russia, Kosovo, Republika Srpska, And The Right To Self Determination

After being silent for several years, tensions in the Balkans have risen again. After the completion of a train line from Belgrade to the ethnic Serbian town of Mitrovica in Kosovo, Serbia sent a train emblazoned with the words “Kosovo Is Serbia”. In response, the Kosovar government sent soldiers to […]


A War of Words: Pakistani TV Host Banned For Hate Speech After Making Blasphemy Accusations

Pakistan’s media regulator, Pakistan Electronic Media Authority (Pemra), has banned high-profile television host Aamir Liaquat Hussain after accusing him of hate speech. On his show ‘This is Not Acceptable’, Hussain accused five missing liberal activists and their supporters of blasphemy. Such an accusation can have very severe consequences in Pakistan […]


Professional Football Played In Aleppo For The First Time In Five Years

Professional football has been played in Aleppo for the first time since 2011 as Al-Ittihad beat local rivals Hurriya 2-1 in front of an excited crowd at Riayat al-Shabab Stadium, eagerly anticipating a return to normal life. After the outbreak of the Syrian civil war, rebels held control of the […]