Day: August 12, 2019

Latin America Responds To U.S. Mass Shootings

Multiple Latin American countries have begun to take action in response to the two mass shootings that claimed the lives of at least 31 people this past weekend.  According to CNN, Venezuela and Uruguay both issued travel warnings to their citizens this past Monday as a result of the shootings

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Amnesty International Issues A Travel Advisory For The U.S.

Amnesty International has issued a travel advisory for the U.S., following the recent mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. The two shootings which occurred on the same weekend claimed 31 lives. Uruguay, Venezuela and Japan are some of the countries that have also issued travel advisories for

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Intensifying Tensions In Yemen: A Civil War Within A Civil War

The internationally recognized government of Yemen has acknowledged defeat in the port city of Aden. According to SBS, the clashes left around 40 people dead and threaten to exacerbate the humanitarian crisis in Yemen. Subsequently, the Saudi Arabian led coalition fighting in Yemen has requested an immediate ceasefire, they called

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Tens Of Thousands Rally At Election Protest In Moscow

Russians have taken their anger with the political corruption and unjust elections to the streets of Moscow, this time amassing nearly 50,000 people. The core of these protesters’ anger stems from the exclusion of independent, opposition-minded candidates from taking part in a September election for Moscow’s city legislature. Authorities deny

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Tension At Al-Aqsa Compound As Muslim And Jewish Festivals Overlap

Israeli police have cleared Palestinian worshippers from the Al-Aqsa Mosque in East Jerusalem during the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, which overlaps with the Jewish holiday of Tisha B’Av. Israeli police used tear gas, rubber bullets and sound grenades to clear the Mosque, located in occupied East Jerusalem, a vital

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