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Recent Militant Attacks On Girl School Reflect Pakistan’s Continual Failure to Protect Children’s Education

Last week, an all-girls school was targeted by an explosive device in Hassokhel, North Waziristan in Northwest Pakistan by militants. Thankfully, no children or teachers were injured in the attack, although a boundary wall was damaged, making the building a health risk. Three days before this attack, another girls school […]


Persistence of Xenophobic Attacks Against Nigerians In South Africa

The Government of Nigeria has expressed concern over the continued killing of Nigerians in xenophobic attacks in South Africa. This is as findings revealed that one Nigerian is killed weekly as a result of xenophobic attacks in the country. Xenophobia is a hate crime where logic goes beyond the often […]


The Uncertainty On Trump-Kim Summit: North Korea Threatens To Cancel

North Korea has threatened to cancel the summit between its president Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump if the United States insists on the North Korean’s abandonment of nuclear weapon production. The announcement to cancel the meeting scheduled for June this year threatens to reverse weeks of progressive diplomatic talks. According […]


U.S Embassy Move Spurs Deadly Protests In Jerusalem

A series of mass demonstrations, in response to the recent decision by the American government to relocate its embassy to Jerusalem, have led to violence, as clashes with Israeli military forces have hospitalized over 2,700 and has resulted in the death of at least 58 protesters. Protesters gathered in several locations […]


The Scandalous Silencing: Julian Assange’s Asylum Becomes Uncertain

The political asylum of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has become increasingly tentative as the Ecuadorian government succumbs to pressure from the U.K., U.S., and Spanish governments. Recent tensions have risen since Assange breached an agreement not to tweet content that could put in jeopardy “at risk good relations which [Ecuador] […]


The City At The Center Of The World: The Wicked Problem Of Jerusalem

On Monday, May 14, the United States celebrated the official opening of its new embassy location in Jerusalem, with a televised speech by American President Donald Trump, a massive guest list, and expressions of joy and success from both the American and Israeli administrations, detailed by Vox. A hundred kilometers […]