Day: July 16, 2021

New Reforms To The EU Common Agricultural Policy Are Fairer And Greener

On June 25th, the European Union’s member states approved a deal that improves the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). The CAP was originally created to support EU farmers and ensure that they earn a sustainable living, as well as help mitigate climate change through environmentally sustainable farming, according to the European

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U.N. Human Rights Commissioner Demands To Confront Racism

According to the New York Times, on Monday, June 28th, 2021, the United Nations Human Rights Commissioner Michelle Bachelet implored countries to take action towards systemic racism meted out towards Black people, a sentiment she expressed just as she released a report calling for changes in policing as well as

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Iran Says No Decision Has Been Made Yet On IAEA Monitoring Deal

As of Monday, 28 June, Iran has not reached a final decision regarding interstate conversations surrounding the United Nations International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) monitoring deal. The 2015 nuclear surveillance program, which lapsed earlier in June, aimed to limit nuclear weapons production in participating countries. In exchange for Iran’s cooperation,

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Reports Of Starvation In North Korea As Food Insecurity Mounts

The implementation of strict COVID-19 measures, notably the closure of the Sino-Korean border, United Nations Security Council (UNSC) sanctions, and devastating weather, has led to a substantial shortfall of food in the DPRK. This ongoing situation has led to reports of starvation and hunger in a country already afflicted by

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Catholic Churches Destroyed On Indigenous Land In Canada

Several Catholic churches have been destroyed by fire on Indigenous land in Canada in recent weeks. Two reported fires occurred on National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada, on land belonging to the Penticton and Osoyoos Indian Land Bands. Another two fires were both set on June 26th in the Upper

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