Author: Emmie Karolyi

Ten People Killed In Niger

In the Nigerien town of N’Guigmi, ten people have been killed and at least nine more have been injured in a terrorist attack suspected to be carried out by the jihadist terrorist group, Boko Haram. Two female suicide bombers killed themselves by detonating bombs inside police barracks as well as

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Venezuela Closes Borders Amid Aid Dilemma

Venezuelan incumbent president Nicolas Maduro announced earlier this week that he will close the country’s border with Brazil. This decision as well as the decision to close air and maritime borders with the islands of Curacao, Aruba, and Bonaire come during a time of great tension between Maduro and the

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New Peace Deal For Central African Republic

Negotiations that resulted in an agreement for peace between the Central African Republic (CAR) and fourteen rebel groups took place this Tuesday, 5th February 2019, in Sudan’s capital city of Khartoum. This new agreement serves as the eighth attempt to unite the government and the rebel groups. Supported by the

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Medical Records Of 14,200 HIV Patients In Singapore Leaked

Medical Records of 14,200 HIV patients in Singapore have been leaked. Last week, the Public Health System of Singapore reported a breach in their security system in which the information of thousands of Singaporeans and foreigners alike was illegally disclosed online. This includes names, identification numbers, contact details, general medical

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Reuters Journalists’ Appeal Rejected in Myanmar

Reuters journalists’ appeal is rejected in Myanmar. According to The Washington Post, two journalists employed by international news agency Reuters appealed their imprisonment to Myanmar’s High Court in Yangon last Friday. The journalists, Wa Lone, and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested in December of 2017 on charges of possessing official

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Curfew In Nigeria After Communal Violence Kills 55

A curfew was placed over the Nigerian state of Kaduna last Thursday after communal violence killed 55 people. The altercation between Hausa Muslims and Adara Christian youths in a local marketplace sparked riots in the Kasuwan Magani area of Kaduna, north-central Nigeria. According to Al Jazeera, two were killed in

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