Daily Archives: November 23, 2015


Complete Blackout: Crimea Struggles With Power Crisis

A state of emergency was declared in Crimea on November 22nd after pylons carrying electricity from Ukraine were blown up, leaving nearly two million people in an extensive blackout. The explosions occurred on Friday and Sunday night, cutting off Crimea’s four main transmission lines from Ukraine and forcing the peninsula to […]


The 27th ASEAN Summit

Leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) congregated on 18-22 November, to discuss regional issues for the 27th ASEAN Summit, in Kuala Lumpur. ASEAN was formed in 1967 in a bid to accelerate the political and economic growth of the region. Renowned for the ‘ASEAN way’, the organisation […]