Daily Archives: April 22, 2017

Tension In Cologne As Anti-Immigration AfD Holds Conference

Tensions rise in Cologne, Germany, where a conference for the Alternative fuer Deutschland (AfD) party is being held. It is reported that AfD hopes to gain political power in the upcoming September 24th elections, and is voting for a new co-leader following the withdrawal of Frauke Petry. Petry, who is […]

Chechen Men Still Missing: UN Urges Investigation

Russian President Vladimir Putin made a statement this week, assuring the public that no gay men were being harmed in Russia’s southern state of Chechnya. Putin’s address comes in response to allegations made earlier this month, accusing the Chechen police of rounding up over one hundred perceived to be gay […]

Protests Amidst Elections In Kashmir Leave 8 Dead And 200 Injured

India has increased their security in Kashmir after deadly incident amidst local elections, reports DW.com. Violent protests had resulted in the Indian parliamentary forces, along with the police fired upon protesters, leaving 8 people dead and over 200 injured. Kashmir has always been an area of turmoil due to high […]

Saleh-Houthi Forces’ Use Of Landmines In Yemeni Conflict

A report by Human Rights Watch published on April 20th, 2017 revealed that the use of banned anti-personnel landmines by Houthi Rebels and forces loyal to Yemen’s former president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, have caused numerous casualties and hindered the safe return of civilians displaced by the fighting. The forces’ actions […]

Trouble In The Indo-China Relations

The Indo-China border dispute has for long posed a threat to the security of both countries. The 3488 km disputed territory along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), known as Arunachal Pradesh, is currently being administered by New Delhi. However, time and again, the Chinese have outstretched their claim that […]