Daily Archives: April 27, 2017

Making Friends Out Of Enemies: China And India Attempt To Expand Their Influence

In Vietnam’s northernmost forests, three Vietnamese soldiers are currently being trained in counter-insurgency tactics by members of the Indian military. The soldiers, in turn, will be expected to pass their knowledge on to other units within the Vietnamese army, thus helping Vietnam develop a plan for defending its northern border. […]

Militant Groups In Burkina Faso Threaten National Stability

In the landlocked West African nation of Burkina Faso, militant groups pose an increasing threat to peace and stability. In January of 2016, a widely publicized attack on a hotel in the capital city of Ouagadougou killed 30, including a number of Burkinabe security forces and Western diplomats and aid […]

17 New Mass Grave Sites Found In Congo

Between the 5th and 7th of April, 17 new mass grave sites have been found by officials from the UN Joint Human Rights Office (UNJHRO) and UN Police (UNPOL) in the central region of Kasai in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to the the Office of the UN High […]

Anti-Government Protests Continue In Venezuela

Protests in Venezuela have continued into their fourth week as people remain adamant in their anti-government stance, calling for early elections and the release of political prisoners. The political situation in Venezuela has worsened in recent months with reports of food and medicine shortages forcing people to seek refuge in […]