Daily Archives: October 2, 2017

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]