Daily Archives: November 14, 2017

Justice For The Mamasapano Victims

The Phillipine Office of the Ombudsman charged the countries ex-president, Benigno Aquino, with fraud and usurpation of official functions earlier this week. The charges are incredibly significant for the country as they relate directly to the 2015 botched Mamasapano raid that led to the deaths of 44 Philippine police officers. […]

Poor Air Quality In New Delhi Putting Lives At Risk

On Tuesday, November 7, a dangerous cloud of pollutants surrounded the city of New Delhi. Air quality had been noticeably bad in the days leading up to Tuesday, but that’s become a normal occurrence in New Delhi. Air pollution was so thick on Tuesday the city had to halt all […]

Afghani President Claims US Allowed ISIL To Flourish In Afghanistan: ICC Allows Investigation

This morning, former president of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai stated that intervention by the U.S. had, in effect, created an environment that allowed the Mujahideen, then the Taliban and latterly ISIL to develop and take hold in his home country. In an interview with Al Jazeera, Mr. Karzai said that “it […]

Israeli Diplomats Instructed to Support Saudi Arabian Foreign Policy Moves

According to a recent leak of diplomatic cables, Israel has instructed its foreign ambassadors to lobby their host countries in support to Saudi’s actions towards Lebanon. First disclosed by Israel’s Channel 10 news, the diplomatic cables appear to show a convergence in the foreign policy goals of Israel and Saudi […]

The Next Successor of Zimbabwe

On Monday, 6th of November, Mugabe’s vice president and long-time ally Emmerson Mnangagwa was sacked over allegations of “disloyalty”. He has since fled the country to South Africa, fearing for his life, seeking refuge. Grace Mugabe (Robert Mugabe’s wife), has been slowly building a political career since 2014; she is […]

Criminal Case Filed Against Former Philippine President Over Botched Raid

An anti-corruption body in the Philippines has ordered that criminal charges be filed against former President Benigno S. Aquino III for the corrupt handling of a police raid in 2015 that left 44 commandos dead. On Wednesday, the Office of the Ombudsman found Mr. Aquino guilty of fraud and usurpation […]