Day: May 4, 2017

Freedom Of The Press Is Under Attack

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) published its annual World Press Freedom Index on Wednesday, warning of an ‘age of post-truth, propaganda and suppression of freedoms’. The index highlighted the erosion of media liberty in democratic countries, the tightening grip of authoritarian regimes across the world, and the impact of war and

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ASEAN Gives A Silent Sign On The South China Sea Dispute

The Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) leaders’ summit meeting was held in Manila, in the Philippines, on April 29th. Security issues in the regional area was an important topic outlined in the meeting agenda, however, the China expansion in the South China Sea’s (SCS) disputed water area was

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North Korean Economy Brings New Need For Talks With China

Since the Korean War, North Korea has seen harsh economic sanctions placed on it, which has served to limit its growth. In particularly hard times, famine has even struck the country as the Kim dynasty clings to power. Despite these sanctions, according to a recent New York Times report, the

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UN Calls For Ceasefire In South Sudan

The United Nations has urged all parties involved in the South Sudan conflict to cease hostilities after the government launched a new offensive earlier this week that displaced another 25,000 people. “The renewed upsurge in fighting represents a callous and blatant disregard of the pledges made during the 25 March 2017

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Death Toll Rises In Worsening Unrest In Venezuela

This past Monday, tensions in Venezuela flared up again as opposition-led protests against the government, which began in late March, continued into their fourth week. These largely peaceful protests have been marred by outbreaks of street violence, which is seen as an extension of political tension driven by the economic

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