Daily Archives: June 10, 2017

FARC Lays-Down 30% Of Its Arsenal To UN Mission In Colombia

On June 7, ex-rebel group, Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC), laid down 30% of its weapons in compliance with its timeline agreement with the Colombian Government. The UN Mission in Colombia now has a total of 2,300 weapons stored in its containers, which represent exactly 31% of the weapons previously registered and […]

As Turkey’s Ruling Party Elects Erdogan As Leader, Hope Of A Peaceful And Democratic Future In For The Country Fades

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was elected as the leader of Turkey’s ruling party, the Justice and Development Party, or AK Party, on May 21, 2017. This vote comes just weeks after the controversial Turkish referendum that gave Erdogan sweeping new powers and eliminated a constitutional amendment that required presidents […]

US Fighter Jet ‘Shoots Down’ An Armed Drone In Syria

An American F-15 fighter jet has brought down a pro-regime drone in Syria after it opened fire on coalition forces. This is according to officials from the coalition. This event marks an escalation of tension in the war-ravished country. Thankfully, no one was hurt in this unfortunate incident which occurred […]

ISIS Kills Two Chinese Nationals In Pakistan

ISIS has announced that they killed two Chinese nationals who were kidnapped in Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province last month. The kidnappers were police-uniformed terrorists and the two victims were language teachers in Pakistan.  Balochistan is an important location for both Chinese and Pakistani governments. China is building large-scale infrastructure projects […]