Day: June 9, 2024

Blighted By Machetes: The Horrifying Reality Of Life In Eastern Congo

In a stark reminder of the ongoing struggle for peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo, suspected Islamist rebels unleashed a brutal attack on villages in Beni territory on Friday, Reuters reported. The death toll from the assault, carried out by fighters believed to be from the Allied Democratic Forces

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Armenian Refugees Can Return, But Will They Find Their Nagorno-Karabakh?

The United Nations International Criminal Court (ICJ) has mandated that Azerbaijan uphold the right of Armenian refugees to return to their homeland in Nagorno-Karabakh, a territory seized by Azeri forces during the most recent military operation in late 2023. But if and when Armenians return, the reality they might encounter

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Dangerous Escalation: Is The Korean Peninsula Sleepwalking Into War?

The past few days have been quite eventful in the Korean Peninsula as tensions rapidly increase between Seoul and Pyongyang. After the North decided to launch hundreds of balloons full of trash toward the South on Saturday, June 1st, President Yoon Suk Yeo suspended a 2018 Inter-Korean Military Agreement which

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Historic Win, Ongoing Struggles: Claudia Sheinbaum’s Presidency And The Human Rights Crisis In Mexico

Claudia Sheinbaum has been elected as Mexico’s first female president in a historic landslide win, marking a significant milestone in the country’s political history. The National Electoral Institute reported that Sheinbaum, a former mayor of Mexico City and favored successor of outgoing President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, secured between 58%

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