Daily Archives: April 20, 2017


Migrant Crisis Continues In The Mediterranean

Nearly 8,500 migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean were rescued over the Easter weekend. The Italian Coastguard reported that 73 separate rescue operations were undertaken and that 13 bodies, including that of an 8-year-old boy, were recovered. Among those rescued were a woman in active labour and a two-week-old baby […]


Mattis: ISIS Remains The Priority, But Chemical Weapons Will Not Be Tolerated

On Tuesday, April 11th, US Secretary of Defence James Mattis announced that America‚Äôs top priority in the Middle East remained the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Strengthening the former US position, he made it clear that the use of chemical weapons would not be tolerated […]