Author: Karuna Balasubramanian

Military Retakes Mozambique Town Palma After Terrorist Attack

Mozambique’s Military says a significant number of militants have been killed in the counter-offensive in an ongoing battle in the coastal town of Palma after the city was taken over by an ISIL-affiliated group. While civilians are beginning to return to the city, more than 11,000 people were displaced during

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Rage Erupts in Australia as thousands of Women March4Justice

On March 15th, thousands of women across Australia took part in a March 4 Justice to take a stand against gendered violence and gender inequality. The country saw over 40 rallies taking place at all major cities such as Canberra, Melbourne, and Sydney and in regional areas.  The protests came

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Sri Lanka To Ban Burqa; Shut Islamic Schools

In a recent announcement, Sri Lanka said it will soon ban burqas and face coverings in public as well as shut down over 1,000 Islamic schools. Affecting the country’s Muslim population, the move was cited as “on the grounds of national security” and comes two years after the Easter Sunday

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Military Overthrows Government In Myanmar In Coup D’État

On February 1, Myanmar’s military, officially known as the Tatmadaw in a coup, overthrew the Government and took power, while detaining Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi. The military has also issued a state-wide emergency for one year and has suspended all telecom and internet services in major cities. The

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