Daily Archives: December 13, 2017

Rockets Fired, Airstrikes Launched As Palestinians Protest US Decision To Move Embassy

Protests and exchanges of violence have intensified between Palestinians, antagonized by the US’ latest political blunder, and Israeli military and security forces operating in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip since December 8. At the time of writing, dozens of people have reportedly been injured on both sides and tensions […]

Duterte’s ‘War On Drugs’ Kills Philippines Most Vulnerable

Philippines president, Rodrigo Duterte, has again reinstated the national police force in his ‘war on drugs’ after withdrawing the force on October 12. This is the second time the police have been reinstated to the anti-drug operation, ‘double barrel,’ after they were removed in January and re-involved in March. Since […]

A New US Isolationism – Opting Out Of International Cooperation

Over last weekend the United States mission to the United Nations announced that it would no longer be engaging in talks on a proposed UN agreement, the Global Compact on Migration, which aims to create international principles to manage migration in a more humane and orderly manner. The Trump administration’s […]

UN Peacekeepers Attacked And Killed In Democratic Republic Of The Congo

In a horrific attack that is being called the “worst attack in recent history” by the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, at least 14 UN peacekeepers and 5 Congolese air force members were killed this week in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. A further 53 UN […]