Day: December 31, 2020

Algeria Remains Critical Of Israel-Morocco Deal

The Algerian Prime Minister, Abdelaziz Djerad, claimed on December 12, 2020 that the normalization of relations between Morocco and Israel “…are foreign maneuvers to destabilize Algeria” and that “there is now a desire by the Zionist entity to come closer to [Algeria’s] borders.” His statement follows the recognition of Morocco’s

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Nigerian Schoolboys Missing After Violent Ambush

On Friday, December 11, 2020, in the northwestern town of Kankara, Nigeria, a secondary school was attacked by gunmen. It is said that over 300 boys are currently missing, their whereabouts unknown. The attackers stormed into an all-boys school – the Government Science School – on motorcycles and were heavily

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The 2020 Climate Ambition Summit: COVID-19 And Guterres Urging The Declaration Of National States Of “Climate Emergency”

On Saturday 12 December 2020, at the Climate Ambition Summit, UN General Secretary Antonio Guterres called upon world leaders to declare national states of “climate emergency” to increase and speed up climate change mitigation and adaptation efforts, until carbon neutrality is reached. In the 2015 Paris Agreement, all parties (195

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