Ethan Evers

Roadside Bomb Kills 11 Pilgrims In Kandahar, Afghanistan

A bomb placed on the side of the road in Kandahar province in southern Afghanistan has killed at least 11 pilgrims riding in a truck, according to provincial officials. According to Al Jazeera, at least 35 other people were also wounded after their truck set off a landmine in the […]

Congolese Rebel Ntaganda Guilty Of War Crimes

The International Criminal Court has convicted Congolese former rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda, dubbed the “Terminator,” as guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity, according to Al Jazeera. Ntaganda has been charged with overseeing the murder of multiple civilians that were carried out by his soldiers in the Ituri region […]

South American Trade Bloc Signs ‘Historic’ Trade Deal With EU

After nearly 20 years of negotiations, the South American bloc, Mercosur has agreed to draft a free-trade treaty with the European Union. The two parties have been negotiating since 2000, but the election of United States President Donald Trump intensified efforts to reach an agreement due to the EU freezing […]

Turkey’s Opposition Strikes Blow To Erdogan With Istanbul Mayoral Win

Last week, Turkey’s Republican People’s Party struck President Tayyip Erdogan with a harsh blow by winning control of Istanbul in its controversial re-run mayoral election. This victory for the opposition breaks the president’s “aura of invincibility” and delivers a message from Turkish voters who are unhappy over Erdogan’s increasing grip […]

Iran To Surpass Uranium Stockpile Limit Within Days

The government of Iran has recently stated that it will soon surpass the limit of low-enriched uranium that was internationally agreed upon in its 2015 nuclear deal. Now the pressure on the remaining signatories to save the deal is at an all-time high. According to CNN, Behrouz Kamalvandi, the spokesperson […]

Pakistan Ex-President Zardari Arrested Over Corruption Charges

Former President of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari was recently arrested for his connection to a large-scale money laundering operation. Zardari’s application for pre-arrest bail was rejected. The money laundering operation saw millions of dollars siphoned out of the country, according to Al Jazeera. Zardari was president from 2008 to 2013 […]

Turkey And Russia To Produce S-500s After S-400 Deal

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has recently claimed that his country will produce S-500 defence systems in a joint effort with Russia. This comes after the Turkish government’s controversial purchase of the S-400 defence system from Russia earlier this year. This move by Turkey has begun to have a negative […]

EU Rejects Iran Nuclear Deal Ultimatum, Regrets U.S. Sanction

The EU has recently rejected Iran’s proposed 60-day ultimatum for the countries nuclear deal. This ultimatum is in reference to Iran’s recent decision to withdraw from certain parts of the 2015 nuclear agreement only one year after the U.S. withdrew entirely from the agreement that was signed by several major […]

Socialists Set To Remain In Power In Spain Amid Far-Right Rise

Despite Spain’s far right Vox Party’s recent rise in power, the country’s Socialist party still remains in the majority, for now. According to NBC News, the center-left Socialist party won its re-election on Sunday and secured nearly 29% of the vote. Spain is the continent’s fourth largest economy, so the […]

Sri Lankan Defense Chief Resigns Over Easter Bombing

Sri Lankan Defense Chief Hemasiri Fernando resigned from his post on Thursday, April 25th due to security failures that ultimately led to the Easter bombings last weekend, in which nearly 250 people were killed. The government of Sri Lanka has been receiving harsh criticism in recent days due to the […]