Rohingya Refugees Terrified Of Being Repatriated To Myanmar

On Thursday, the government of Bangladesh plans to begin sending Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar, a country the oppressed group left to escape mass rape and genocide. Though Bangladesh claims the repatriation is voluntary, a supposed deal with Myanmar made a month prior suggests that they plan to forcefully deport […]

Parliament Dissolved: Sri Lanka’s Political Crisis Continues

After a controversial move where Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena’s fired Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, replacing him with former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, the President also dissolved Parliament and called for a snap general election. Sirisena’s actions have been criticized as unconstitutional, and Wickremesinghe has refused to leave his position as Prime […]

Taliban Attend Peace Talks In Russia

Russia has hosted talks aimed at brokering peace and ending the war in Afghanistan. The peace talks saw Taliban delegates and members of Afghanistan’s High Peace Council (H.P.C.) coming together in Moscow to discuss reconciliation efforts and resolve the destructive conflict that has been ongoing within the country for 17 […]

The Health Risk Of Indonesia’s Rising Death Toll

Health warnings were issued in Indonesia following the rising death toll in the wake of the recent natural disaster. The warnings were issued to the individuals trapped within the afflicted zones of Petobo and Balaroa following the recent mudslides in the region. The message warns of the potential contamination that […]

Sowing The Seeds Of Peace In South Sudan

The UN peacekeeping body in South Sudan, UNMISS, has distributed over 5,000 indigenous tree seedlings across schools and other public centres in collaboration with the South Sudanese government, to support its continuing efforts to counter climate change. South Sudan’s natural habitat has seen its fair share of ruin during five […]