Author: Andrew Dickson

Kyrgyzstan And Tajikistan Plan Talks To Resolve Border Dispute

On September 14th, presidents of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan Sadyr Japarov and Emomali Rahmon met at the United Nations General Assembly to discuss ending the border dispute between the two countries. However, tensions increased after Kamchybek Tashiev, the head of the Kyrgyz National Security Committee, opposed the talks, asking Tajikistan to

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Japan And South Korea Work To Improve Relations

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida met with South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol in Seoul on May 7th. Kishia’s visit occurred after Yoon visited Tokyo in March 2023, and it is the first time the prime minister of Japan has visited South Korea in 12 years. Both leaders want to

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Baloch Separatist Leader Arrested In Pakistan

Gulzar Imam, the leader and founder of the Baloch National Army (B.N.A.), was arrested by the Pakistani Army on April 7th. The B.N.A is a rebel group that has supported the independence of the Balochistan province and has planned a number of terrorist attacks. If more members of the B.N.A.

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Republika Srpska Day Celebrations Inflame Bosnia’s Electoral Divide

The Republika Srpska is one of two entities in Bosnia and Herzegovina, with a large Serbian population. The other entity is the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (F.B.i.H.), whose population consists of Bosniaks and Croats. The creation of Srpska in 1992 started the four-year Bosnian War, which killed 100,000 people.

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D.R.C. And East African Community Work To End Conflict With M23

On December 22nd, the March 23 (M23) rebel group announced it would withdraw from Kibumba, a town in the North Kivu province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (D.R.C.). The group is named after an agreement signed by the D.R.C. government on March 23th, 2009, which was supposed to

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Lachin Corridor Blockade Worsens Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict

“The editing division is reviewing this article, and we kindly ask that it not be put back into pending review status until further notice.” A group of environmentalists from Azerbaijan blocked the Lachin Corridor on December 12th.  The Corridor connects Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh, a region of Azerbaijan with a large

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China Supports Peace In North Korea After Missile Launches

Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a message to North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, and said he wanted to work to create “peace, stability, development and prosperity in the region and the rest of the world,” the South China Morning Post reported on November 27th. President Xi sent the message after

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Brazil, Indonesia, And The D.R.C. Work to Stop Deforestation

Brazil, Indonesia, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo have the largest area of rainforests in the world. On November 14th, at the G20 summit in Bali, the three countries agreed to create the Rainforest Protection Pact, which will work to stop deforestation and regrow forests. The countries plan to

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Developed Countries Discuss Climate Loss And Damage At COP27

The 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP) began in Egypt on November 6th, and will end on November 18th, 2022. At the COP, Germany and Belgium pledged 170 million and 2.5 million Euros in aid for loss and damage caused by climate change. It is unknown

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E.U. Makes Plans For Rebuilding Ukraine’s Economy

E.U. leaders met in Berlin on October 25th to discuss creating a financial coordination platform to rebuild Ukraine’s economy that has been damaged since the war with Russia began in February 2022. German Chancellor Olaf Scholz compared the rebuilding of Ukraine’s economy to the Marshall Plan where the U.S. gave

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A.U. Calls For Ceasefire And Peace Talks To End Tigray War

The United Nations supported the African Union’s call for a ceasefire in the Tigray War in Ethiopia on October 17th. In addition to a ceasefire, the A.U. also called for Eritrean forces to withdraw from Ethiopia as well as for peace talks between the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) and the

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