Author: Lauren Livingston

Chemical Attack In Syria Kills Dozens

On Tuesday in the Idlib province of Syria, a chemical attack killed dozens of people in a rebel-held area. The area, Khan Sheikhoun, where the attack took place is not held by the Islamic State, but by Qaeda-linked militants and a variety of other rebel groups. This attack will be marked

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20 Are Attacked And Killed At Pakistani Shrine

In Islamabad, Pakistan, 20 people were hacked and beaten to death, and four others injured. On Sunday, the Pakistani police reported that the victims were given an alcoholic drink, then they were beaten and hacked with batons and knives. The victims’ bodies, which bore the marks of torture, were stripped

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The Two-State Solution: Is It Dead?

Ethnic tensions at the centre of the current Israeli-Palestinian conflict began before the 1900s under the Ottoman Empire. The conflict started with the rise of two opposing national movements: Zionism and Arab nationalism. For either religious reasons or as an attempt to escape prosecution, some part of the Jewish population

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Trump Adviser Roger J. Stone Communicates With Hackers

This weekend, Roger J. Stone Jr., a political consultant and advisor to President Donald Trump, said that within the last year he has communicated with an online hacker “Guccifer 2.0” and that the exchange was “completely innocuous.”  Furthermore, he claims that he had forgotten about the private Twitter exchange because it

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EU Parliament Imposes Visas On US Citizens Visiting Europe

On Thursday, March 3 members of the European Parliament held a European Commission to dispute against the United States (US) visa-restricted countries, which specifically targeted five European nations. The Trump administration targeted Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Poland and Romania. The European lawmakers pressured the US, demanding visa restrictions on US travellers into the EU. Although, this

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Michael Flynn Resigns As US National Security Adviser

On Monday, February 13, Michael Flynn resigned as President Trump’s National Security Adviser. His abrupt departure occurred seven hours after counselor to the President, Kellyanne Conway said on MSNBC that Mr. Trump had “full confidence” in Mr. Flynn. His withdrawal happened less than a month into his position and made

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