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The Global Refugee Crisis And The Call To Open Up Borders

In today’s conflict-riddled atmosphere and increasing instances of natural disaster’s, as a result of climate change, the world is undergoing the largest global refugee crisis in its history. According to Oxfam, more than 65 million people have fled their homes in wake of varying threats to their safety. Of this […]


Protests Expose Tensions On Anniversary Of Catalan Independence Vote

On Saturday, September 29th, protests against police erupted in Barcelona during a counter-protest against police officers, just days ahead of the first anniversary of the Catalonian independence vote, leaving fourteen injured. The Police Association of Spain (JUSAPOL) organized the protest on Saturday to support police officers demanding equal pay between […]


The European Union’s Latest Migration Deal Offers Vague Answers To Pressing Issues

After nine hours of negotiation, leaders of the EU struck a “vague” migration deal announced June 29 in response to growing tensions surrounding illegal migration. The deal has been labelled a “compromise”, and in an effort to appease all members, much of the deal remains abstract. The timing of the […]


EU’s 2018 Migration Summit: An Influx Of Migrants Or An Influx Of Populist Power?

There has been a dramatic change in the political landscape for migrants in Europe over the weekend as a new EU wide summit was reached regarding how the Union would deal with migration issues in the future. They key aspects of the summit include:  domestic control centres within the EU, […]


Spanish Authorities Rescue More Than 500 People Attempting To Cross The Mediterranean Sea

Extensive rescue operations of refugees en route to Spain through the Mediterranean Sea occurred over the weekend of May 26th and 27th. The migrants, seeking asylum within the European Union, originated from various territories in Northern or Sub-Saharan Africa, but all departed on the perilous journey from Morocco. The Spanish Maritime […]


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 […]


War on Terror

                                                   Timeline: 11 September, 2001 – 9/11 Terrorist Attack – Al Qaeda hijacked 3 planes in the USA, crashing them into the Pentagon and the World Trade […]