Europe


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 United States Withdraw From Iran Nuclear Deal

Earlier this week on May 8th, the United States President, Donald Trump, fulfilled an election promise by withdrawing from the Iran Nuclear Deal. The deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), was reached in 2015 after two years of negotiations between Iran, the EU and the P5+1 (Russia, […]


War-torn Eastern Ukraine’s Classrooms Riddled With Bullet Holes

According to a statement released on 4 May by The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), 200,000 children in war-torn eastern Ukraine are forced to learn in classrooms riddled with bullet holes and school-grounds scattered with metal remnants of war. The ongoing conflict between Ukrainian government forces and Russian-backed separatists has severely […]


ETA officially disbands, bringing its forty-year campaign of terror to an end

Basque terrorist group ETA announced last Thursday that it has “completely dissolved all its structures and declared an end to its political initiative”, almost exactly 50 years after claiming its first victim. This announcement, which was followed by a ceremony in the town of Cambo-les-Bains, in south-west France, officially marks […]


The Uncensored Playlist

The uncensored playlist was released on March 12th, 2018, in which musicians and journalists alike teamed up to exploit a loophole of modern-day censorship. Five journalists from five heavily censored countries aligned with Reporters Without Borders (RSF) Germany to break through the free speech blockade through the use of music. […]


Antimicrobial Apocalypse: 10 Million Deaths A Year By 2050, And Chaos For The Developing World

The world is rapidly running out of antimicrobial medicines. The lack of these essential medicines means that even the simplest of infections could soon become fatal, taking us back to the dark ages of medicine. The bacteria, viruses, and fungi that infect us develop resistance to treatment naturally, but sustained, […]


Pashinyan Calls Off Mass Protests As Path To Candidacy Clears In Armenian Election

Armenia will gain a new prime minister on May 8, as the country’s ruling Republican Party has announced it will support whichever candidate can obtain a nomination by at least one-third of Members of Parliament (MPs). Nikol Pashinyan, a 42-year-old former journalist, is the only opposition candidate and is determined […]