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The Venezuelan Crisis: Inflation rises to one million percent whilst government removes all Opposition

On the 23rd of July, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) released a report detailing how the already struggling Venezuelan Bolívar will surge to 1,000,000 percent inflation by the end of 2018. These are only the most recent markers of a steadily worsening economic crisis for the once developing nation. Since the […]


Tensions Rise Between Turkey and Germany; Mesut Ozil Retires

Mesut Ozil is retiring. The 29-year-old announced the end of his international football career on Twitter last week, citing “racist” and “disrespectful” treatment following Germany’s disappointing exit to the world cup and a controversial meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Germany’s loss to South Korea was, frankly, embarrassing. This […]


Act of Unity in Co-ordinated Evacuation of Syrian ‘White Helmets’

The Syrian Civil Defence, a humanitarian group known as ‘White Helmets’ due to their distinctive safety hats, have been evacuated across the Syrian border into Jordan due to the joint-effort of several external powers. About 100 or so of the White Helmet volunteers along with about 300 others including their […]


Iran Threatens America With The “Mother Of All Wars”

On Sunday, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani warned the United States against pursuing policies hostile to his country, saying that war with Iran would be “the mother of all wars.” Relations between the two countries took a nosedive this May when President Trump withdrew the U.S. from a 2015 deal over […]


Venezuela Predicted To Hit One Million Percent Inflation Rate By Year’s End

The International Monetary Fund recently announced that inflation in Venezuela is predicted to hit one million percent by the end of this year, a startling figure despite the ongoing socioeconomic crisis that has already crippled the economy and caused widespread hunger, malnutrition, and frustration with a government that refuses to […]


Global Slavery Index Reminds Us Of Inequality In North Korea

North Korea has topped the Global Slavery Index (GSI) in 2018, with a reported 1 in 10 citizens subjected to slavery by the state. Compiled by the Walk Free Foundation, this index aims to address slavery in both developed and third world countries. In 2016, they estimated that 45.8 million […]


Nuclear Deal On Edge: New Centrifuge Rotor Factory Opens In Iran

Over a month after the United States’ unilateral decision to withdraw from the Iran Nuclear Accord, Iran’s Nuclear Chief has declared that the country has opened a new Centrifuge Rotor Factory, used for Uranium Enrichment. Delivered to state news on Wednesday, this decision is part of Iran’s plan to expand […]


Trump Says He Would “Certainly Meet” Iranian Counterpart Hassan Rouhani

U.S. President Donald Trump made a rather surprising move on Monday by offering to meet Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani. The spontaneous offer came during a White House news conference with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, in which President Trump said he would “certainly meet” with his Iranian counterpart “anytime they […]


Controversy Surrounding Denmark’s Plans To Abolish Immigrant ‘Ghettos’

The Danish government has generated controversy over its recent plans to abolish immigrant ‘ghettos’ in Denmark. As of now, the government lists 22 areas within Denmark as ‘ghettos’ where a majority of the residents are immigrants from non-Western backgrounds. These new plans involve compulsory enrollment for children (from ages one […]