Day: November 6, 2020

Updates On The 2020 American Presidential Election

America’s 2020 presidential election is currently underway. 270 votes are required to determine which candidate will become president and move forward with the electoral process. However, Joe Biden, the current leading candidate, has earned only 264 electoral votes at the time of this writing. (His opponent has only 214 votes.)

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Treaty Outlawing Nuclear Weapons: New Era For Global Security

The “Treaty of the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons” will come into effect 90 days from now. Honduras was the decisive 50th country to ratify the treaty which allowed the treaty to be enacted into international law. It is the first legally binding agreement on the international prohibition of nuclear weapons.

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Fighting In Nagorno-Karabakh: Video Of Suspected War Crimes Emerges And Putin Statement Puts Death Toll At 5000

Reporting from the BBC into the conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia, in their dispute over the Nagorno-Karabakh region, has shed light on the emergence of two videos documenting Azerbaijani soldiers potentially carrying out a war crime: capturing and killing two Armenian soldiers. Azerbaijan has denied their involvement and has stated

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Should ASEAN Do More About The Rohingya Crisis?

A new report from the ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) has slammed ASEAN for its “lack of leadership, structural shortcomings and a failure to grasp the full gravity of rights abuses,” when addressing the events unfolding in Myanmar.   The Rohingya are an ethnic minority in Myanmar, differing from

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European Parliament Devises Resolution Over Treaty On The Non-Proliferation Of Nuclear Weapons

On Wednesday, October 21st, the European Parliament sent out a resolution (adopted by 641 votes in favour, 5 against and 47 abstentions) insisting on greater European commitment to nuclear non-proliferation. This resolution was aimed to address the many ambiguities currently associated with international nuclear arms security. Chief among what was outlined

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Foreign Interference In American Election Threatens Social Unrest

During a recent press conference, American national intelligence director, John Ratcliffe, and FBI Director, Christopher Ware, stated that Russia and Iran have acquired information on some voters’ registrations and are attempting to undermine confidence in the upcoming election to increase social unrest. Iran has sent incorrect information to voters, such

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