Day: October 1, 2020

European Commission’s New Pact On Migration And Asylum: A Failed Opportunity For A “Fresh Start”

The European Commission unveiled its new Pact on Migration and Asylum last Wednesday. Margaritis Schinas, the vice president of the commission, announced the new proposals and asserted that they would constitute a “fresh start” for EU asylum policy. However, according to Amnesty International, the reality is that this new pact

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Five Civilians Killed In Baghdad Rocket Attack

In Baghdad, five Iraqi civilians were killed and two others were severely wounded after a Katyusha rocket struck a residence on Monday, September 28th, destroying the family home upon impact. The rocket appears to have been launched from the al-Jihad neighbourhood of Baghdad and thought to have originally targeted the

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COVID-19 Is Not Stopping The Fight Against Climate Change

Last year, six million people around the world took part in strikes to demand action against the escalating global environmental crisis. This year, despite the constant barrage of urgent crises’ that seem to envelop the world, the fight against climate change did not stop. Instead, communities and youth activists adapted

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Armenia And Azerbaijan Continue To Clash Over Nagorno-Karabakh Region

Ongoing tensions between Armenia and Azerbaijan erupted into heavy fighting on Sunday, September 27th, leaving dozens dead. The violence spilled over into Monday morning, as local authorities in the Nagorno-Karabakh region continue to report fatalities. So far, the fighting has been condemned by a handful of countries and international organizations,

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