Daily Archives: May 12, 2019

Red Cross Grapples With Aid Deployment In Polarised Venezuela

Humanitarian aid provision by The International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies faced hostility characteristic of a deeply polarised Venezuela. Commendable efforts by the self-proclaimed apolitical organisation represent the first step in relief provision for a fragmented nation, which, according to the World Health Organization, is currently […]

Italian Ports Closed Over Fears Of Terrorist Infiltration Through Migrant Boats

Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini has said that the chaos in Libya has allowed terrorists to board migrant ships headed to Italy. According to the Guardian, Salvini has sent a letter to the heads of the navy and coastguards to maintain his policy of closing ports to migrant ships. […]

Tensions Rise In Sri Lankan Government Over Failure On Bombings Intelligence

The Sri Lankan government is facing significant criticism over its failure to execute appropriate action after Indian intelligence warned of planned attacks. According to Al Jazeera, the warning was not properly shared with higher authorities, and in response President Maithripala Sirisena has sacked the Defence Secretary and Inspector General of […]