Daily Archives: October 30, 2017

Burundi Confirmed As First Country To Withdraw From The International Criminal Court.

Burundi has been confirmed as the first country to withdraw from the International Criminal Court. This news comes a year after Burundi as well as The Gambia and South Africa made moves to notify the court that they had intentions to withdraw their membership. The withdrawal of Burundi took effect […]

Spate Of Violence In Afghanistan Takes Death Toll To More Than 200

Deadly and chaotic scenes shook Afghanistan just recently, with several instances of politically-motivated violence resulting in the loss of more than 200 lives. On Tuesday, October 17, Taliban militants carried out multiple attacks on government forces across the country, with over 70 people killed and approximately 150 injured. The Taliban […]

Why Australia Needs To ‘Close The Gap’

In his annual ‘Closing the Gap’ speech to parliament on October 23rd, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull revealed that the Federal Government is set to reform its strategies to address inequality between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. The announcement follows a decade of poor results, which were most recently condemned as […]