Day: November 26, 2020

Ousting Of President Vizcarra Leads To Protests In Peru

A series of demonstrations have broken out in several Peruvian cities after President Martín Vizcarra was ousted from office on the 9th of November, tipping the country into further political uncertainty as it deals with one of the world’s highest Covid-19 death tolls. Manuel Merino, the former head of Congress,

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French President Emmanuel Macron Attends Exclusive Interview in a bid to Address Rising Tensions Between France and the Islamic World 

On 31 October, French President, Emmanuel Macron, conducted an interview with Al Jazeera to discuss the mounting tensions between France and the Islamic world. It was an opportunity for Macron to respond to the recent suspected Islamist attacks in France, including the death of teacher, Samuel Paty, who was beheaded

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World’s Largest Wetlands Are In Danger

South America’s Pantanal region, the world’s largest wetlands, have been drastically affected by wildfires in the last year. The Pantanal area is an estimated 200,000 square km, containing around 3% of the world’s wetlands. The flames have already impacted 28% of the region which is connected to other large areas

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The United States is Experiencing a Humanitarian Crisis

The United States of America has surpassed over 10 million COVID-19 cases, leading health professionals to announce the situation as a humanitarian crisis. Nearly one year has passed since the first case of the virus in the US, and the country and its leaders have done a poor job at

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Amnesty International Warns Of War Crimes In The Tigray Crisis

The United Nations has warned last Friday of war crimes that had been perpetrated on the night of November 9 in Mai-Kadra, Tigray, the northernmost region of Ethiopia. This barbarity involves the killing with sharp weapons such as knives and machetes of approximately 500 labourers not subject to the conflict,

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U.S. Plans Sanctions On Iranians For Violence Against Protestors, Sources Say

The U.S. has announced plans to shortly implement sanctions against individuals and entities involved in perpetuating violence against Iranian citizens involved in the anti-government demonstrations that occurred in November of 2019. The protests came after the Iranian government announced a 50%-200% increase in gas prices. Citizens responded by taking to

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U.A.E. Changes Laws To Attract Foreign Tourists And Investment

The United Arab Emirates has announced several changes to their legal system, including the abolishment of forgiving verdicts for honour killings, fewer alcohol restrictions, and an ability for noncitizens to be excluded from Islamic law considering inheritance and divorce. The modified laws are supposed to attract tourists and funding from

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