Daily Archives: November 5, 2019

Nuclear Deal Crumbles Further As Iran Launches New Centrifuges

The Iranian government has announced that it is now operating twice as many advanced centrifuges and has claimed the move is a direct response to the U.S.’s withdrawal from the nuclear deal last year and reimposition of sanctions. Such centrifuges are vital to the production of enriched uranium and will […]

UNHCR Mourns Death Of Sadako Ogata At 92

Japanese humanitarian Sadako Ogata was the first female to be appointed UN High Commissioner for Refugees. Nicknamed “refugees’ champion” by BBC News, and “five-foot giant” by her UN colleagues, she will be remembered for her zeal to protect the ” defenceless and dispossessed” during her time in the role from […]

U.S. Begins Withdrawal From Paris Agreement

President Donald Trump has begun the year-long process of withdrawing the United States from the Paris Climate Accord, announced U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. After over two years of repeatedly pledging to leave the agreement, Monday is the first day any country can file the exit papers in compliance […]