Clare McCullough

Cease-fire Between Kashmir Militants And Indian Forces Ends

Kashmir’s armed rebellion against Indian rule began in 1989. There have been many attempts at peace, but the goal of Kashmir has always been either complete independence from both Pakistan and India or a merge with Pakistan. Jammu and Kashmir is India’s only Muslim-majority state. Human rights groups speculate that […]

Qatar Takes UAE To UN’s Highest Court Over Blockade

According to the Atlantic, tensions began in 2014 when Qatar’s neighbours pulled out their diplomats citing concerns about Qatar funding terrorism. The blockade wholly began early summer in 2017. Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Libya, and Yemen severed their ties with Qatar initially because of its alleged […]

Ten More Killed In Nicaragua Unrest

Ten people, including a 15-year old boy and a police officer, have been killed in a skirmish between protesters and government forces in the town of Masaya. In addition, 20 people have been injured, according to the AFP and the Tico Times, and these protesters have had no access to […]

  Israel Launches Counterattack In Gaza Amid Soaring Tensions

“This is Razan’s weapon”, Razan’s father said, emptying out his vest pockets. Holding the gauze and bandages as if it were made of glass, he repeats. “This is her weapon.” According to Al Jazeera, Razan al-Najjar was a 21-year old Palestinian medic. She volunteered at the increasingly violent protests and […]

Macedonia Puts Forward Options To End Naming Dispute With Greece

In early February 2018, over 140,000 people gathered in Athens, Greece to protest a 27-year-old dispute regarding the name of its northern neighbor, Macedonia. The issue resurfaced as the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYRM) is pushing to fulfill its goal of joining the European Union and NATO. According to […]