Day: March 9, 2021

Former President Sarkozy Handed Jail Sentence In Corruption Case

Last week, former French president Nicolas Sarkozy was found guilty of corruption and was handed a three-year jail sentence. Despite the ruling, it remains unlikely that Sarkozy will serve any time in prison. Following the case, Sarkozy’s lawyer announced that he will appeal the three-year sentence, two years of which

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Protests Continue In Myanmar In A Plea For Democracy

Since February 1st, Myanmar has been in turmoil when a coup removed the democratically elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi. As a result, mass protests were triggered in cities across the country in a bid for the civilian administration’s restoration. The protesters have been met with brutal security force

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D.R. Congo UN Convoy Attack

On Monday, February 22nd, at approximately 10:00 a.m. local time, a tragic attack took place in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (D.R.C.) killing three people and leaving four injured. Italian Ambassador to the D.R.C. Luca Attanasio, who has been in office since 2017, left Goma which is the capital

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A Fight For Change – The Strength And Determination Of Myanmar

On the 1st of February, the Myanmar military declared a state-of-emergency takeover. The military seized power and control from the elected leader, Aung San Suu Kyi. The military decreed the recent election fraudulent and illegal. The state-of-emergency granted the Commander-in-Chief, Aung Hlaing, judicial, legislative and executive power over the state

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