Author: Andrew Dickson

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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Israel’s New Government Will Prevent Peace With Palestine

Elections occurred in Israel on November 1st, 2022 for all 120 seats in the Knesset. After the elections, Benjamin Netanyahu’s party, the Likud, formed a coalition government with the Religious Zionist alliance, Shas, and United Torah Judaism Parties, which will allow Netanyahu to become Prime Minister again. The coalition will

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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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