Day: July 1, 2022

Tensions are Escalating in the Autonomous Region of Tajikistan

Tensions are rising in Tajikistan as the incidents of violence have been worsening in the past few weeks, with at least 25 people killed this past week by security forces in the autonomous region of Gorno-Badakashan (GBOA). There has been conflict between the central government and the Pamiri, who are

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The Uphill Climb: New Somali President Faced With Al-Shabaab

On Monday, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud will formally assume his role as Somalia’s leader after winning last week’s presidential election. Co-founder of Somalia’s largest university and former aid worker, Mohamud is the leader of the socially conservative Head of Union for Peace and Development Party and was chosen through three rounds

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100th Person Killed In Sudanese Anti-Coup Protests

Early June marked a grim milestone for Sudan when security forces killed the 100th person in anti-coup protests. Ever since the military coup in October, demonstrations organized by neighborhood resistance committees have been raging across the country and show no signs of slowing down. The 100th protester was shot in

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Iran Removes Cameras From Nuclear Sites, says IAEA 

Iran announced to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) that it would be removing 27 cameras from nuclear facilities. Director-General of the IAEA, Rafael Grossi, said he was informed that the cameras, installed in 2003 after Iran’s secret nuclear sites were exposed, were to be taken down on June 8th.

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