Day: May 26, 2020

The Value Of The Community In Times Of Crisis

As is the slogan for the current state of the world, these are ‘unprecedented times’ in which people all over the world have been affected by the Coronavirus pandemic. With currently 5.4 million cases of Coronavirus around the world, according to Google’s COVID-19 report, many countries have completely ‘locked down’,

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Chinese National Security Law In Hong Kong Sparks Global Outrage

China seeks to reassert its authority over Hong Kong by pushing through a national security law that critics claim will end the territory’s autonomy. The first draft of the law outlines that secession, subversion, terrorism, and activities by foreign forces that interfere in Hong Kong, would be criminalised. In addition,

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Netanyahu On Trial For Corruption Charges

On Sunday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu entered court for the first day of his high-profile corruption trial. Netanyahu faces felony charges of fraud, breach of trust, and bribery. He is accused of accepting lavish gifts such as champagne and expensive cigars, as well as positive media coverage from media

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Arms Control Treaty Between U.S. And Russia To Expire

On February 5th of 2021, the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, the only remaining U.S.-Russia arms control pact, will expire. Russia has already offered to extend the treaty, called New START for short, for up to five more years. However, Donald Trump does not want to extend the treaty or

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Documentary Prompts Polish Archbishop To Refer Case To Vatican

Poland’s most senior Archbishop referred a child sex abuse case to the Vatican on May 17th. Following the release of a Youtube documentary from Tomasz and Marek Sekielski, Archbishop Wojciech Polak has called on the Vatican to launch proceedings against Bishop Edward Janiak. The film alleges that Janiak knew about the

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