Daily Archives: June 30, 2017

California Restricts Travel To Four States In Response To LGBT Inequality

On Thursday, June 22, 2017, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced new restrictions for state employees on state-funded or state-sponsored travel to four other states that show prejudice against LGBTQ populations: Texas, Alabama, Kentucky, and South Dakota. This law does not affect private citizens, only state employees travelling for work. […]

U.S. Warns Of Signs Pointing To Another Chemical Attack In Syria

The U.S. has warned Bashar al-Assad’s regime against another chemical attack against the citizens of Syria. In a statement released by the U.S. on June 26, the Syrian government is said to be planning another chemical attack. In the statement, the U.S. claims that it has found potential “evidence” of […]

Modi’s U.S Visit Puts Differences Aside For Common Interests

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Singh Modi’s first visit to the White House under President Donald Trump’s administration has come at a time when differences between Washington and New Delhi have dominated headlines. President Trump’s decision to cite the likes of India and China in his rationale for withdrawing from the […]

Tensions Rise On The Eritrea-Djibouti Border Following The Withdrawal Of Qatari Peacekeepers

On June 14, 2017, Qatar withdrew a force of 200 peacekeepers from the Eritrea-Djibouti border. This move came just after both east African countries announced their decision to side with Saudi Arabia and her allies in their conflict with Qatar. Djibouti announced that it was acting in “solidarity with the […]

Unity, Peace, And Cooperation: A Price To Pay

For a decade now in international and local affairs, the world, in general, have been facing all sorts of issues. These issues have stemmed from war, conflict, disintegration, and terrorism. In addition, the huge violation of human rights and human dignity have been perpetrated by some tyrant leaders and some terrorists […]

A Record Number Of Female Candidates To Run In The PNG Elections

Determined to bring about change, a record number of female candidates are standing in this year’s election in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Taking place from June 24, 2017 until July 8, 2017, the national election will see the appointment of 111 successful candidates who will form the new National Parliament. The election […]