Day: August 3, 2021

The July Protests In Cuba

On July 11th, thousands of Cubans began to peacefully protest against the lack of food and proper access to medicine. The country continues to undergo an economic crisis as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and US sanctions. According to Cubalex, after Sunday’s police presence continued, at least 80 protesters,

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Instability in South Africa and the Zuma factor

Instability in South Africa and the Zuma factor   Earlier this month, unrest and a series of riots spread across two of South Africa’s most important provinces, KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng. Without the capability to respond decisively, violence spread in these regions, leaving at least 215 people dead. Over the course

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Israel Blames Maritime Drone Attack on Iran

On July 19th, an unmanned drone crashed into the MV Mercer Street tanker off the coast of Oman. Two people were killed: a British national and a Romanian. The ship was owned by Zodiac Maritime, an international management company headquartered in London and run by Eyal Ofer, an Israeli shipping

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Why Are Japan And Russia Still At War?

It may be hard to believe, but Japan and Russia are technically at war. While no shots have been fired, the two nations have argued for decades over territorial claims to the Kuril Islands. The Kurils are a string of over 50 small volcanic islands situated off Japan’s northern coast

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