Author: Clara Baltay

Friend Or Foe? The Role Of Modern Technology In Conflict And Peace

Modern technology in its many forms is pervasive throughout our lives and society today. As with most revolutionary shifts, technological innovation—including in communications, artificial intelligence (AI), and robotics technologies—has been applied both for the good and for the bad. Just as the innovation of the car allowed us to travel

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Fighting In Nagorno-Karabakh: Video Of Suspected War Crimes Emerges And Putin Statement Puts Death Toll At 5000

Reporting from the BBC into the conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia, in their dispute over the Nagorno-Karabakh region, has shed light on the emergence of two videos documenting Azerbaijani soldiers potentially carrying out a war crime: capturing and killing two Armenian soldiers. Azerbaijan has denied their involvement and has stated

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Re-Run of Bolivian Elections Due To Be Held Sunday

Sunday, October 18th is set to be the date for Bolivia’s snap elections. Finally, Bolivia’s future president and government will be decided on after the two previously planned re-run elections were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This election re-run follows the disruptive and inconclusive elections in October 2019. Sparked

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COVID-19 In Afghanistan: Shaped By Conflict

Afghanistan has been plagued by conflict and poverty for decades. As the COVID-19 pandemic has gripped the globe, the political and economic situation in Afghanistan has had severe consequences both on the health of the population with regards to the COVID-19 disease and on their future well-being as a result

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Protests Continue In Belarus

Thousands of protesters once again gathered on the streets of Minsk on Sunday to protest against the re-election of incumbent President Alexander Lukashenko. Demonstrators were accompanied by a hefty police presence, including large numbers of riot police. BBC reports indicate that at least 140 individuals were arrested. This latest wave

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