Daily Archives: May 6, 2017

Brazilian Farmers Attack Indigenous Community Amid Land Claims Conflict

On Monday, thirteen members of an indigenous tribe in Brazil were hospitalized following a brutal attack at the hands of regional farmers. The group of farmers and landowners surrounded the Gamela tribe’s camp with guns, knives and clubs. Several members of the tribe were shot or stabbed. At least two […]

Outbreak Of Knife Violence In England: The Result Of Lack Of Trust In Police

Cases of knife crime are rising in England, and the public is worried. Young people, mainly men, arming themselves with knives has become a trend in Britain. A recent report from the Metropolitan Police provides data asserting that in this year alone, knife crimes in Britain has increased by 24 […]

Peace Talks Resume In Cyprus

Following a short hiatus, the resumption of discussions between Turkish Cypriot and Greek Cypriot leadership brings renewed hope for peace in Cyprus. A treaty signed in 1960 brought an agreement between Britain, Turkey and Greece to secure the independence of Cyprus. The newly established nation was and remains home to […]

Facebook Introduces 3,000 New Hate Speech And Harmful Acts Watchdogs

This week, Facebook’s Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg announced an addition of 3,000 jobs over the next year to its internal department dealing with content surveillance. The increase of positions is to be tacked onto a division already consisting of 4,500 people tasked with the duty of reviewing posts alleged […]

Islamic State Attacks NATO Convoy In Kabul

An attack on a NATO convoy in Central Kabul has left at least eight Afghan civilians. US Navy Captain Bill Salvin has confirmed that three US service members were injured in the blast. A number of civilian vehicles were also impacted, resulting in at least twenty-five injuries, according to Najib […]

What A Le Pen Victory Would Mean For France

On Sunday the 7th of May, French voters will participate in the final round of the French Election determining who will be their next President. Their choices are between two candidates; Emmanuel Macron, an independent centrist and founder of the En Marche! party, and Marine Le Pen, of the right-wing […]

France Launches Attacks On Militants As Situation In Mali Deteriorates

Last Saturday, French fighter jets bombed several suspected weapons factories in Mali, as part of its efforts to bring the country’s ongoing civil war to an end. Though they did not identify the groups who had been targeted, France did say that about 20 had been killed in the strike. […]