Daily Archives: April 1, 2019

New Zealand To Make Changes To Weapon Policies

On 15 March, New Zealand was changed irrevocably by the horrendous terrorist attack in two mosques in Christchurch. The attack has shaken New Zealand to its core, and has made the country far darker than it ever was before. In the wake of this, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has provided […]

Philippines Oceanic Waste Crisis

Despite government efforts in trying to reduce plastic in the ocean, Philippines is currently ranked as the third most contaminated ocean according to Ocean Conservancy. Many blame this contamination on a corrupt government and a rapidly growing economy. The Philippines has a long history with corruption, which has resulted in […]

President Nazarbayev Of Kazakhstan Resigns

The president of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, stepped down this week after 30 years in the country’s highest office. His resignation has drawn unprecedented international attention to Kazakhstan after newly named interim President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev announced that he would rename the capital city from Astana to Nur-Sultan to honor Nazarbayev. Public […]

Death Of Kohistani Sheds Light On Honour Killing Culture In Pakistan

Honour killings in Pakistan have been the norm within the pre-colonial tribal system. The tribal trial through which an honour killing can be sentenced is called a Jirga, and trials such as this continue to occur to this day. The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan reports that, ever since 2012, […]

Italy Joins China’s Belt And Road Initiative Project

Italy signed on to more than two dozen deals affiliated with China’s Belt and Road Initiative Project (BRI), or the New Silk Road, on Saturday during Chinese President Xi Jinping’s political visit to Rome. The BRI is currently identified as numerous major infrastructure projects set to be placed around the […]