Day: October 27, 2020

French President’s Crack Down On ‘Radical Islam’ Following Beheading Of School Teacher

On Friday, October 16th, Samuel Paty, a history and geography teacher, was decapitated in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, a northwestern suburb of Paris. The perpetrator, an 18-year-old man, was shot dead by police following the incident. In response, President Emmanuel Macron has announced that France will engage in a harder crackdown on radical

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The Coronavirus Pandemic Is Taking Its Toll On South Pacific Communities And Their Economies

The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected the people and economy of Pacific Island Nations. They are countries that are isolated and suffer from deficits in medical infrastructure and would struggle greatly to contain the contagious coronavirus. In acknowledging these deficits, Pacific Island countries were among the first countries in the

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Peace Deal Between Sudanese Government And Rebel Groups

Sudan, in disarray since its independence from British colonization in 1956, has made a step towards what observers say is a move that has a chance to resolve many of the country’s deep-rooted civil conflicts. Formerly Africa’s largest country, at least in terms of its geographic dimensions, Sudan’s borders were

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