Daily Archives: April 13, 2018

Deportations And Wrongful Arrests: The Latest In War-Torn Yemen

In a series of videos and documents sent to Al Jazeera, almost two dozen displaced Yemeni civilians report that they were rounded up, beaten, and then forcefully driven from the city of Aden back to active front lines in Northern Taiz and Sanaa by militias affiliated with the United Arab Emirates. Others report […]

Tears At Easter As Multiple Suicide Bombers Attack Maiduguri

No fewer than 25 persons lost their lives while 84 others were injured in a suicide attack by the terrorist group in Borno State on Easter Sunday. The attack was launched at a wedding ceremony in Jere Local Government Area, leading to a high casualty rate. The terrorist had attempted […]

Attack In Muenster: Implications For Mental Health In Relation To Violence

On April 8, two individuals were run down by a truck in Muenster, Germany, one of them being a 51-year-old woman, and the other being a 65-year-old man. Twenty people were also injured in the same attack. The incident comes amidst the context of other vehicle-based attacks in Europe over […]

New Zealand Bans Future Offshore Oil And Gas Exploration

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s announcement on Thursday, April 12, brings New Zealand closer to its goal: a carbon-neutral economy by 2050.  Ardern, as quoted in The New Zealand Herald, stated that: “We’re protecting industry and protecting future generations from climate change. This is a responsible step, which provides certainty for businesses […]

149 Women And Children Rescued From Boko Haram

On Sunday, April 8, a Nigerian army spokesman announced that the military had rescued 149 people who were kidnapped by terrorist organization Boko Haram. The operation took place the day before, in a raid in the northeast region of the country. Colonel Onyeama Nwachukwu, the Deputy Director of Army Public […]

U.S-North Korea Talks May Signal Hope For Denuclearization And Peace

It has been confirmed by both the US and North Korea that Kim Jong Un is willing to meet and talk with US President Donald Trump about North Korea’s willingness to denuclearize. US officials claim that North Korea has already communicated with South Korea that it is prepared to address […]

Israel Defends Use Of Deadly Force Against Palestinian Protesters

After a violent reaction to Palestinian protesters at the Gaza border, Israeli defence officials are rejecting calls by the international community for an independent inquiry. The demonstration, which was intended to be peaceful by those involved, became violent and resulted in Israeli Defense Forces firing at protesters and killing 16 […]

Turkey And Russia To Build Hospital For Syrians Fleeing Eastern Ghouta

Turkey and Russia announced the construction of a medical facility in Tel Abyad in hopes of tending to those trying to evade the unrest in Eastern Ghouta this past Wednesday. The development is said to be located around 300 miles away from the capital city of Damascus. Turkish President Recep […]