Day: September 7, 2019

UN Peacekeeping Faces Funding Crisis

Funding for the United Nations (UN) Peacekeeping Force has been drastically reduced in recent years, with over US$1.9 billion owed to the organization in contributions from its members. Since its inception, peacekeeping has been harshly scrutinized by the international community, with glaring failures in Rwanda and Srebrenica in 1994 and

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Robert Mugabe Dies At 95

Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s first post-independence leader, has died. The 95-year-old was periodically receiving hospital treatment in Singapore for ill health and old age. His death was announced by his successor and erstwhile deputy, President Emmerson Mnangagwa, via Twitter. Describing Mugabe as an “an icon of liberation, a pan-Africanist who dedicated

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Two Years Later, The Rohingya Are Still Refugees

It has been two years since the campaign of violence which killed thousands of Rohingya and displaced more than 700,000 began, but fires still rage across Myanmar. Rohingya who remain in the country are confined to internment camps, imprisoned without citizenship, justice, or recourse. Those Rohingya who escaped to refugee

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Anheuser-Busch InBev Has Taken A Step Forward With Cybersecurity

The world’s largest brewer, the Belgian multinational Anheuser-Busch InBev, will be opening a cybersecurity hub based in Israel with the purpose of preventing malicious attacks from damaging the data within the company. The city Tel Aviv on Israel’s Mediterranean coast, was picked to be the location of the company research

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Indonesian Police Ban Violent Protests And Separatist Speeches In Papua

On Friday, Indonesian Chief Security Minister Wiranto announced that the police force had banned violent demonstrations and separatist speeches in Papua following two weeks of widespread demonstrations against racial and ethnic discrimination in the region. Some protestors have called for restored internet access and the removal of extra troops deployed

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