Author: Kerri Kenney

Melting Point: The Complications Of The Melting Arctic Ocean

Responding to climate change has been at the top of much of the world’s to-do list lately, particularly that of the United Nations after their Climate Change Summit in September. However, a different approach to climate change is also growing in relevance: members of the Arctic Council— Scandinavian nations, Denmark

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At Least 20 Soldiers Killed Along Chinese-Indian Himalayas Border

At least 20 soldiers have been killed in the Galwan Valley area of the Himalayan border between India and China, after clashes between both nations’ forces over the location’s disputed border. This border has been the location and cause of many skirmishes between soldiers of both sides since the Sino-Indian

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French Police Protest New Anti-Racist And Anti-Violent Reforms

In the wake of the murder of George Floyd by American police officers and the subsequent widespread protests regarding police brutality across the United States and beyond, French law enforcement members are protesting their own government’s plans to change common policing practices and discipline racist officers. The country-wide protests—which included

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European Countries Prepare To Reopen To Tourists

After months of closed borders to all tourism-related travel due to COVID-19, several European countries and the European Union are beginning to draft plans regarding the reopening of many borders to tourism. The European Commission has been encouraging its members to correlate their borders and re-openings, and while some are

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U.S. Envoy Holds Talks With Afghan And Taliban Officials

Zalmay Khalilzad, the United States special representative for Afghanistan, left for Doha and Kabul in pursuit of peace talks with Taliban and Afghan officials regarding the United States’ military presence in Afghanistan, according to the U.S. State Department. Khalilzad departed on Sunday, May 17th, after the Afghan president and the

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Chinese And Indian Soldiers Engage In Another Border Altercation

On May 9th, Chinese and Indian soldiers “aggressively” clashed at a border between the two nations at a border close to Tibet, according to a spokesperson of the India Ministry of Defense. The skirmish, which took place in Nuka La, North Sikkim, left four Indian soldiers and seven Chinese soldiers

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Coronavirus Reaches the Amazon’s Isolated Yanomami Tribe

Brazil’s Minister of Health confirmed that the coronavirus has officially reached the Amazon’s Indigenous Yanomami tribe, a notably remote group situated along the Brazil-Venezuela border. Amidst concerns that the coronavirus could irreversibly affect the world’s most at-risk populations, Brazilian officials announced Wednesday that a 15-year-old Yanomami boy was the first

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