Daily Archives: July 7, 2019


Iran Exceeds Uranium Enrichment Limit Set In 2015 Nuclear Deal

Following the growing tensions between Iran and the United States, Iran has announced that it will be enriching its uranium beyond the limit set in the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear deal with other world powers. This decision comes in response to the withdrawal of the U.S. from the nuclear […]


Protesters Arrested In Demonstrations Against Kazakh Leaders

Police arrested dozens of protesters on July 6 after they took to the streets demanding Kazakh veteran leader, Nursultan Nazarbayev’s cessation of power.  “Wake up Kazakhstan!” protesters shouted in Almaty, the largest Kazakh city. Others cried out, “Old man, go away!”, a commonly used anti-Nazarbayev slogan. These demonstrators gathering near […]


South American Trade Bloc Signs ‘Historic’ Trade Deal With EU

After nearly 20 years of negotiations, the South American bloc, Mercosur has agreed to draft a free-trade treaty with the European Union. The two parties have been negotiating since 2000, but the election of United States President Donald Trump intensified efforts to reach an agreement due to the EU freezing […]


Disinformation And Social Media: A Threat To Security And Peace

This year, disinformation from Russian sources was discovered in the lead up to the European Union’s (EU) parliamentary elections. Disinformation is the malicious intentional spread of false claims, as opposed to misinformation, which refers to the unintentional spread of misleading and false claims. Disinformation in and of itself is a […]