Daily Archives: July 10, 2016

Police in Rio: “Welcome to Hell”

Last Monday, Rio de Janeiro police officers greeted arriving tourists at the airport with a “Welcome to Hell” sign. Brazil has been dealing with its fair share of problems lately, from the Zika virus and the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff, to a major recession and the preparation for the […]

Canada to Send 450 Troops to Latvia for NATO Mission against Russia

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Friday July 8th that the state will be deploying 450 troops to Latvia as a part of a NATO mission in response to the Russian invasion of three bordering Baltic NATO nations, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. The three states have requested NATO to have […]

43 Killed, Tens Of Thousands Displaced After Clashes In South Sudan

  A wave of fighting on the 24th of June in the South Sudanese city of Wau has resulted in the death of at least 43 people and the displacement of a further 120,000. Several sources report that the violence occurred when members of the Sudan People’s Liberation Army accompanied by […]

Refugees Stuck On “No Man’s Land”

  More than hundreds of refugees are currently stuck on the Hungarian-Serbian border which is also known as “no man’s land”. An area which is not Serbian Territory, which Hungarian authorities have not administered. The crisis on the border occurs days after Hungary had introduced stricter border controls that allow […]