Daily Archives: November 12, 2018


South Korea’s Supreme Court Orders Japanese Firm To Compensate Wartime Employees

South Korea’s Supreme Court has ordered a Japanese steelmaker to compensate the victims of forced labour during Japan’s wartime control of the Korean peninsula between 1910 and 1945. The court ordered the company, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation (NSSM) to pay 100 million won ($88,000) in compensation to each […]


World Leaders Honour The Centennial Of The World War I Armistice By Partaking In The Paris Peace Forum

On the centennial of the armistice that ended World War I, a number of world leaders and other policy makers joined together in Paris to take part in an inaugural peace forum hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron, following the day’s ceremonies. While dozens of heads of state attended the […]


Parliament Dissolved: Sri Lanka’s Political Crisis Continues

After a controversial move where Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena’s fired Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, replacing him with former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, the President also dissolved Parliament and called for a snap general election. Sirisena’s actions have been criticized as unconstitutional, and Wickremesinghe has refused to leave his position as Prime […]


Taliban Attend Peace Talks In Russia

Russia has hosted talks aimed at brokering peace and ending the war in Afghanistan. The peace talks saw Taliban delegates and members of Afghanistan’s High Peace Council (H.P.C.) coming together in Moscow to discuss reconciliation efforts and resolve the destructive conflict that has been ongoing within the country for 17 […]