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ISIL Fighters Lose The Last Stronghold In Syria

U.S. and Kurdish forces have attacked the last stronghold of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) . Aerial bombings of the town of Hajin, where the last remnants of ISIL are located, have increased and SDF commanders are making progress. This being the last territory, ISIL analysts […]


New Zealand Bans All Semi-Automatic Weapons

Six days after the devastating terror attack that killed fifty people in two Christchurch mosques, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced an immediate ban on all military-style semi-automatic (MSSA) weapons. This includes assault rifles and high-capacity magazines, as well as parts that are able to convert any semi-automatic […]


Greta Thunberg’s Nobel Peace Prize Nomination Gives Hope In The Face Of Environmental Crisis

16 year-old Swede Greta Thunberg has been nominated for the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize on account of her weekly school strikes that she has been undertaking in front of the Swedish Parliament since August last year. What began as an individual action has since grown into a generation demanding that […]


US Bars Entry To ICC Members Probing ‘War Crimes’ In Afghanistan

The United States (US) Department of State announced on Friday that it will revoke or deny visas to personnel from the International Criminal Court (ICC) who are investigating possible war crimes committed by US forces or its allies. Speaking to the press, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stated, “The ICC […]


Trump’s First Veto Prevents Decision To Overturn National Emergency

In a statement issued on Friday, President Trump utilised the “law and the legislative process designed by our [U.S] founders” to invoke the first official veto of his presidency. Justifying the decision as part of his “duty”, President Trump vetoed the “dangerous” attempt from Congress to revoke the declaration of […]


Russia Officially Suspends Arms Control Deal with U.S
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Russia has suspended its Arms Control Deal with the United States after the U.S. announced its withdrawal due to Russian violations. According to Reuters, the U.S. notified Russia of its plans to withdraw from the treaty within 6 months unless Russia decides to return into compliance with treaty agreements. Back […]


No Gay People In Malaysia: The Troubling Comments of The Tourism Minister

Malaysia’s Tourism Minister, Mohammaddin Ketapi, gave comments that support the country’s recently adopted homophobic rhetoric. In a press conference, ahead of the ITB Berlin tourism expo, the German news agency Deutsche Welle reported that Mohammaddin Ketapi said, “I don’t think we have anything like that in our country.” His words […]