Daily Archives: October 2, 2017

Deadliest Mass Shooting In American History

The deadliest mass shooting in American history to date occurred on Sunday, October 1 in Las Vegas. 64 year old Stephen Paddock fired from the 32nd story of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino into a crowd of 30,000 people gathered for the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival, a country […]

Mass Protests Ravage Guatemala

Since September 15, 2017, protests have flared up throughout Guatemala surrounding its embattled president Jimmy Morales. Morales, a former comedian, who ran on an anti-corruption platform after his predecessor Perez Molina was convicted for his involvement in a criminal syndicate, is now under investigation himself. Allegations regarding Morales’s involvement in […]

Five Hurt In Edmonton Terror Attack

An attack on an Edmonton police officer at about 8:15 pm on Saturday outside a football game culminated in a high-speed chase that left four other people injured. The incident is being investigated as a terrorist attack and began when the suspect crashed his car through a barricade outside the […]

Civilians Injured In U.S. Drone Strike In Afghanistan

Up to 11 civilians have been reported injured and one killed in a U.S. drone strike in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul on Wednesday. According to The Bureau of Investigative Journalism (TBIJ), the strike was in response to an attack on Kabul’s Hamid Karzai airport, shortly after U.S. Defence Secretary Jim Mattis […]

Serbian-Australian Dragan Vasiljković Sentenced To 15 years Imprisonment In Croatia For War Crimes

Ex-Serbian commander Dragan ‘Captain Dragan’ Vasiljkovic has been sentenced by a Croatian court to 15 years imprisonment for war crimes, including torturing soldiers and murdering civilians during the 1991-95 Croatian War of Independence. The three-judge panel of the municipal court in Split, Croatia, found Vasiljković guilty of two of the […]

The Problem With Kurdish Independence 2

Following the Kurdish independence referendum held in Iraq on the 25th of September, many in the region awoke to a new geopolitical reality following the vote, with the increasing likelihood of an independent Kurdish state. The referendum resulted in a landslide victory of over 90% for those in favour of the […]

Israel-Africa Summit Cancelled As A Result Of Rising Political Unrest

The Israel-Africa Summit, scheduled to be held this October in Togo, has been postponed due to rising unrest in the country. President Gnassingbé Eyadéma’s recent regimes have been received with overwhelming dissatisfaction by the public, with mass protests resulting in Togo being an unstable city to host the Summit. In addition, […]

Hate Speech Fanning The Flame Of Conflicts In Cameroon

The current conflict that has rocked the two English speaking (Anglophone) regions of Cameroon have now taken another twist with public officials, using hate messages and speeches to address an already shaky situation. This has fanned the flames of the conflicts that radical and extremist propaganda views have triumphed over […]