Daily Archives: February 1, 2018


Kenyan Authorities Restrict Media Coverage At Swearing-In Ceremony Of Opposition Leader

Following a complicated and tense election season in Kenya, according to Human Rights Watch, the government authorities restricted news outlets coverage of the symbolic inauguration of opposition leader Raila Odinga. Media companies first rejected President Uhuru Kenyatta’s instructions to not cover the public event, but the Communications Order of Kenya […]


Ambulance Bomb Kills 103 In Afghanistan

On 27 January 2018, a bomb killed 103 people and injured countless others in Afghanistan. The attack occurred between two major checkpoints in Afghanistan’s capital of Kabul, where insurgents loaded an ambulance with explosives. They entered the city’s first checkpoint after the driver allegedly informed guards that they were taking […]


Syrian Opposition Spurns Sochi Talks, Accuse Russia Of Favouring Assad

Representatives for Syria’s primary opposition group, the Syrian Negotiations Commission (SNC) have announced that will not be attending this week’s Russian-sponsored Syrian peace talks in Sochi. The talks – being held in parallel to the United Nation’s own talks in Vienna – have been dismissed by a spokesman for the […]