Daily Archives: September 16, 2018


Anti-Macedonia Deal Protestors Tear-Gassed In Thessaloniki 1

Up to 6000 demonstrators waving Greek flags shouted “Greece, Greece, Macedonia” and “traitors” just ahead of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’s opening speech at the 83rd Thessaloniki International Fair. The protests turned violent when some 100 people detached from the main crowd and tried to attack City Hall and throw […]


Western Countries Rally Against Russia

Countries such as Canada, Germany, United States of America and France have supported the United Kingdom’s assessment that the poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia were done by Russian military officers. Skripal is a former Russian military intelligence officer who worked for the Secret Intelligence Service (MI6) and […]


Community Based Intervention Increases In Response To Government Mismanagement In Kerala

The estimated cost of damage continues to grow in Southern India as flooding in Kerala peaked in August. For now, monsoon rains have decreased and rescue teams have been dispatched. Yet many in the state of Kerala remain stranded. In the midst of this environmental disaster, echoes of government mismanagement […]


Tensions Run High as Pacific Islands Forum Tackles Climate Change

The difference between the sizes of the two countries could not be greater: one is an island nation with 11,000 inhabitants, the other a continental superpower of 1.3 billion people. Nonetheless, the President of Nauru has had a heated disagreement with the delegate from China at the Pacific Islands Forum […]


ICC Extends Jurisdiction To Myanmar: What Comes Next For The Rohingya People?

On 6 September, the Pre-Trial Chamber I (‘Chamber’) of the International Criminal Court (ICC) ruled that the ICC has jurisdiction over the alleged deportation of Rohingya people from Myanmar to Bangladesh. Since August 2017, over 670,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh, persecuted by Myanmar security forces and other individuals […]