Daily Archives: May 13, 2017


United Nations Warns That Yemen’s Food Crisis Could Get Much Worse And Is Calling Out For Aid

According to the United Nations (UN), Yemen is on the “brink of famine” and is amidst the worst humanitarian crisis in the world today. The World Food Programme (2016) states that 17 million Yemeni people are estimated to be food insecure. Around 7.3 million of this group are believed to […]


Home Is Where The Heart Is: Resonating With Refugees

This week the Guardian released a heart-warming story on how swathes of British people are opening their homes and hearts to refugees by offering them rooms to spare them from homelessness. It highlighted simple truths that are often overlooked in the typically negative refugee narrative. Firstly, in many developed, wealthy […]


Can President Moon Stabilize The Korean Peninsula?

Following the recent election to replace the impeached former President Park Geun-hye, Moon Jae-in has been elected as the new leader in South Korea.  In the lead-up to the election, The Telegraph reported that Moon was the son of North Korean parents who escaped to South Korea in 1950.  The […]


What The Firing Of FBI Director James Comey Says About The State Of American Politics

On Tuesday May 9th, James Comey was relieved of his post as Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. This shocking revelation has raised a variety of questions as to the reasoning why and how this relates to issues of whether or not this can be considered a conflict of […]


UN Security Council Visits Colombia To Observe The Advances Of The Peace Agreement

On May 5th 2017, the United Nations Security Council sent a 15-man delegation led by the Uruguayan Ambassador, Elbio Rosselli, to Colombia to witness the implementation of the peace agreement between the Colombian government and the former rebel group, FARC-EP. The purpose of the visit was to express the support […]