Day: May 10, 2021

Colombia’s Crackdown On Protests

Red handkerchiefs began appearing in the windows of Colombian homes a few weeks into the pandemic, last year. Signifying that the household was going hungry, they were soon seen by the thousands. At the end of April this year, President Duque’s government passed a tax reform that would increase the

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Hundreds Injured In Palestinian Protests: Sheikh Jarrah

Violence at Al-Aqsa Mosque, a holy area for Muslims located in East Jerusalem, is escalating. Palestinian protestors are gathering regarding forced eviction from their homes located in East Jerusalem in the neighbourhood of Sheikh Jarrah due to claims of land by Jewish settlers. Sheikh Jarrah’s residents are mainly Palestinian; however,

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Recent Peace Talks Fail To Resolve Ongoing Cyprus Conflict

The first attempts to resume peaceful resolution of the conflict between the Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots since the fall through of the last peace deal in 2017, has failed yet again. The UN has reported its dismay with the failure to heal the rift between the two groups at

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Chad’s President Killed After Battle With Rebels

Chad’s president, Idriss Déby, died due to injuries from the battleground after clashing with northern rebels. Déby was on a visit to his troops that were fighting armed rebels from the Front for Change and Concord in Chad (FACT) group. FACT rebels intended to reach Chad’s capital city, N’Djamena, in

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