Daily Archives: September 14, 2017

United Nations Boycotts Nuclear Armed North Korea

“Today, we are saying the world will never accept a nuclear armed North Korea,” declared Nikki Haley, United States Ambassador to the United Nations, moments after a resolution to impose new sanctions on North Korea was unanimously passed on Monday. CNN reported that the resolution will cap North Korea’s oil […]

Iraqi Forces Detain Family Members Of Islamic State Fighters In Tal Afar

As of September 10, more than 1,300 family members of Islamic State fighters have been detained by Iraqi forces. These individuals, primarily women and children, are placed at a camp in northern Iraq. According to officials, these families surrendered to Kurdish forces when an Iraqi offensive mission forced the fighters out […]

Refugee Crisis In Myanmar Worsens Over Recent Rise In Violence

According to the United Nations refugee agency, almost 300,000 Rohingya refugees have fled to Bangladesh in just over a span of two weeks in order to escape the “cultural cleansing” currently ongoing in Myanmar. While addressing the situation, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, […]