Daily Archives: November 30, 2018

United Kingdom Commits £50 Million To Ending FGM 1

On Friday, November 23rd, the United Kingdom (U.K.) pledged £50 million towards ending female genital mutilation (FGM) in Africa. This investment was part of a five-year program to support projects across Africa to implement education and legislation surrounding FGM. It was also part of a larger international scheme to end […]

Four Killed In Attack On Chinese Consulate In Karachi, Pakistan

Three gunmen carried out a brazen attack on the Chinese consulate in Karachi, Pakistan last Friday, Nov. 23. The shootout that ensued resulted in the deaths of four people, two Pakistani civilians and two police officers. All three attackers were ultimately shot and killed by security personnel, and no Chinese […]

Visa-Free Border Crossing A Beacon Of Hope For Peace In India And Pakistan

India has given Pakistan the green light to begin construction of the new Kartarpur corridor this week; an incredible step forward for two nations with considerable historic tensions. The corridor will provide vital access between significant Sikh areas which were split between India and Pakistan in 1947. Leaders hope for […]

European Union Signs Aid Agreement For Afghan-Led Peace Plan In Geneva

On November 27, Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani co-hosted the Geneva Conference with the United Nations (UN) to discuss plans for peace and overall growth in Afghanistan. There the European Union (EU) agreed to help Afghanistan finance their state building and public sector reforms, healthcare, law enforcement, and elections. According to […]