Day: April 4, 2017

Boko Haram’s Controversial Leader Abubakar Shekau Resurfaces

Since 2002, Boko Haram (people committed to the propagation of the Prophet’s teachings and Jihad) have carried out continual attacks on the civilians in Nigeria are of great debate by national and international agencies. The world is on high alert with regard to how this deadly Islamic group of militants

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Explosion In St. Petersburg Subway Kills 10

On April 3, 2017, at around 2:30 pm local time, a bomb exploded on a subway train in St. Petersburg, Russia. An estimated ten people were killed and dozens of others were injured. The bomb, located in the third car of the train, was a homemade device filled with shrapnel that

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Protests In Belarus: The Escalation of Citizens’ Grievances

Since 2010, when the allegedly rigged presidential elections that triggered unrest, the despondency of the Belarusians had lied dormant. However, the recent implementation of a tax aiming at financing public expenses reawakened citizens’ discontent. Also known as the tax against “social parasitism,” the fee targets those who work less than 6

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Fear Of Dictatorship Spurs Violence In Paraguay

Protesters took to the streets in Paraguay after the Senate approved a bill to amend the country’s constitution. President Horacio Cartes is seeking to alter the 1992 constitution to allow presidents to run for a second term. Currently, presidents in Paraguay are limited to one 5-year term. Members of the

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