Daily Archives: April 18, 2017


What Is Continuing The Migration Movement From The Horn Of Africa To War-Torn Yemen?

Thousands of refugees from Somalia, Ethiopia, and Eritrea are continuing to undertake the perilous journey across the Gulf of Aden to reach Yemen, despite the dangerous conditions that have emerged there since the beginning of the civil conflict in 2015. According to the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), over 700,000 refugees […]


The Indian Farmer Suicide Crisis

According to Al Jazeera, in the last 20 years, almost 300,000 farmers in India have committed suicide. This Indian agricultural crisis started in the 1900’s when India, in efforts to create more globalized laissez-faire policies, allowed for their economic markets to open and privatization of different industries to begin. Multinational […]


UN To Probe Myanmar For Rohingya Human Rights Violations

In response to alleged abuses from Myanmar military officials against the minority, the Rohingya Muslims, the UN has decided to launch investigations to hold the abusers accountable. Rohingya Muslims have been fleeing into neighbouring Bangladesh in response to the attacks, which is creating a significant refugee problem in the area. […]


Japan Scrambles Jets To Head Off Russian Bombers

Russia is turning its attention to its eastern borders. For instance, the United Press International reported that on 12 April 2017 the Japanese Air Self Defence Force scrambled multiple fighter jets to intercept the approach of three Russian aircraft’s in Japanese airspace. Russia deployed two Tupolev TU-95MS bombers down the […]


US Declares End To “Strategic Patience” Towards North Korea Amid New Chinese Partnership

While visiting the DMZ between North and South Korea, with tensions mounting and ongoing militarization by either side, United States Vice President Mike Pence declared an end to the American strategy of “strategic patience” towards North Korea. As the US begins to work with China to develop a cohesive strategy in […]