Day: April 23, 2017

The Worst Humanitarian Crisis Since 1945

We are currently living through the world’s worst humanitarian crisis since 1945, according to Stephen O’Brien, the UN’s Humanitarian Coordinator. UN agencies have found that famine in Somalia, Nigeria, South Sudan, and Yemen has put over 20 million lives at risk, and more than 1.4 million children are at risk of

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Thousands Protest The AfD In Cologne

The Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) party held a conference this weekend in Cologne. A far-right party, the AfD are known for their firm stance against immigration. The news that the party, including 600 party delegates, would be holding a conference in a central Cologne hotel has been met with strong

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Leaked UN Report Details Sexual Abuse By Peacekeepers In Haiti

The United Nations’ peacekeeping mission in Haiti is one of the longest running UN missions and has been marred by scandal. The mission, known as the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti, or MINUSTAH, began in 2004 after the elected president was overthrown in a coup, and the country descended

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11 People Killed In Venezuelan Protests

At least 11 people have been killed following riots and protests in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas, Friday night. According to reports from the Public Ministry, the incident took place in El Valle, a neighbourhood bordering Caracas’s largest military base inside a local bakery where a group of looters were hit

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