Iran ‘Ready For Talks’ With The U.S. If Sanctions Are Lifted

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in a televised speech today that Iran is ready for talks with the U.S. in regards to their nuclear development program if sanctions imposed by the Trump administration are lifted. This statement comes after the Trump administration walked away from the Iran nuclear deal in […]

Venezuela Releases 22 Prisoners After Critical UN Report Published

On Thursday, Venezuela reportedly released 22 prisoners, including high-profile judge Maria Afiuni, journalist Braulio Jatar, and twenty students, according to the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet and her office. The news came after the U.N. Human Rights Council held a debate on Bachelet’s report after a visit […]

Remembering Asifa Bano: The Tragedy Of Her Passing

In early June, the verdict for the brutally savage drugging, gang rape and murder of 8 year old Asifa Bano in Jammu Kashmir state was delivered which saw three men sentenced to life imprisonment and a further three police personnel jailed for 5 years for their complicity in her torture […]

Taliban, Afghan Leaders Urge For “Zero Civilian Casualties”

After two-day peace talks between Afghan government officials and Taliban representatives in the Doha, Qatar, both sides have ended with a call to reduce civilian casualties to “zero” in the war-torn country. The intra-Afghan meetings, mediated by Qatar and Germany, saw the participation of Afghan politicians, civil society members, including […]

African Leaders Establish Continental Free Trade Agreement

African political and economic leaders held a summit last week to work towards finalizing a $3.4 trillion free trade bloc known as the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). This effort would unite economies across the continent, encompassing 1.3 billion people, 55 nations, and a combined GDP of approximately $2.5 […]

Dengue Fever Is Massively Spreading Across Thailand 1

According to the Thai Bureau of Epidemiology at the Department of Disease Control, there have already been more than 28 thousand cases and 53 death cases from the mosquito-borne Dengue virus. Last year, there were only 33 death cases. The Chiang Rai Times reports that medics have commented on the […]

Protestors Clash Over The Future Of Hong Kong

Hong Kongers have taken to the streets to fight over the future of its country and the right of its citizens. On July 1, known as Establishment Day, marking the handover of the Hong Kong from Britain to China, anti-government protesters stormed the Legislative Council. Using a battering ram to […]

Venezuela’s Government And Its Opposition Continue Previously Cancelled Talks

Talks between Venezuela’s government and its opposition will continue after the nation’s self-declared interim president Juan Guaido previously stated that there were no plans to resume discussions with the “murderous dictatorship of Maduro.” No specific dates were announced for the now re-opened discussion, which has been relocated to Barbados instead […]