Day: March 25, 2018

“Fake News:” Egyptian Presidential Elections

As the upcoming Presidential Elections in Egypt loom closer, the question is not who will win, but by how much. Current President Abdul Fattah el-Sisi is the only real candidate in the elections that are being held from 26 to 28 March, basically ensuring his second term of Presidency. There

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Afghan Community In Greece Office Attacked By Neo-Nazi Group

A neo-Nazi vigilante group has claimed to be behind an attack in Athens on Thursday, wherein far-right individuals vandalised the office of the Afghan Community in Greece, before dousing it in petrol and setting it alight. The attack occurs amidst a rise in xenophobic and anti-immigrant attitudes across Europe, evinced

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Rohingya Refugee Camps Brace For Monsoon Rains

Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh are bracing for the upcoming monsoon season that is due to bring heavy rains, flash floods, landslides, and cyclones to the vulnerable refugee community who have already struggled with ethnic violence in Myanmar that forced them to flee to the neighbouring country of Bangladesh. The

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Jaish Al-Islam Faces Mounting Opposition From Syria Forces

Recent developments within Eastern Ghouta indicate that the Syrian government is close to overthrowing the rebels within the region. Two rebel groups within the region, each of which containing thousands of fighters, have since surrendered and fled north from the occupied territory. Of the three rebel groups within the region,

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The South China Sea: A Real Life Game Of Thrones?

Recently, the US Navy destroyer USS Mustin carried out a supposed “freedom of navigation” exercise in which it sailed within 12 nautical miles of an artificial island built by China in the South China Sea. This has sparked significant controversy between the two super powers in a region where conflict

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