Daily Archives: April 25, 2018


Japan In East Asia – More Or Less Defensive

Japan, alongside the international community has welcomed North Korea’s announcement via Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) that its nuclear and missile testing program will be immediately suspended. Although Japan has expressed this represents a positive step towards improving the region’s acute insecurity, reservation has accompanied the news. As a major […]


Voting Centre Attacks In Afghanistan Kill At Least 63

Multiple bombings at voter registration centers in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul and Pul-e-Khumri killed at least 63 people and wounded one hundred more, according to reports from Al Jazeera and BBC News. The first bomb, which detonated in Kabul at roughly 10 AM local time, killed 57 people, while the second, […]


Nicaraguan Protests Reach New Level Of Violence

In response to controversial legislation reforming Nicaragua’s social security system, protests animated by an unusual coalition of university students and the private sector together with the Roman Catholic Church have rocked the country, according to the Washington Post. The proposed legislation would increase contributions to the social security system by employees […]


The Colombian Amazon As A Living Organ Now Has A Body Of Rights Protections

Just last week the Amazon Rain Forest was granted the same rights as human beings by Colombia’s Supreme Court. The court ordered that the Colombian Government must take urgent action to protect the rainforest from deforestation, preserving it for future generations. The ruling is claimed as a win for future […]


Armed Groups In South Sudan Release More Than 200 Child Soldiers

Over two hundred child soldiers have been freed in South Sudan last week. At the “laying down of the guns” release ceremony, 112 boys and 95 girls were returned to their communities. This was the first community release of child soldiers where children could directly return to their families, instead […]