Author: MariaMané Akopyan

Myanmar’s Coup Takes Nation Back to the Past

In the early hours of 1 February, Myanmar’s military assumed control of the country in a coup. China “noted” this coup and hoped that all sides could properly manage their differences under the constitution and uphold stability. Monday was supposed to be a step towards democracy in Myanmar as Parliament

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Biden Extends Travel Restrictions, Adding South Africa

On Monday, January 25th President Joe Biden signed an order barring most non-U.S. citizens who have recently been in South Africa from entering the United States, starting the following Saturday. This order also re-imposed an entry ban, which was supposed to expire on Tuesday, on nearly all non-U.S. travelers that

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Pandemic Review Panel Critiques WHO

Monday, January 18th, an independent panel of experts concluded that Chinese officials could have applied public health measures more forcefully last January to curb the initial COVID-19 outbreak. Experts reviewing the global handling of the pandemic, led by former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark and former Liberian President Ellen

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Yemen’s Crisis Continues To Worsen With Back To Back Attacks

Merely hours after explosions took 26 lives in Aden last Wednesday, a Saudi-UAE coalition launched air raids in Sanaa, Yemen in alleged retaliation. Blamed on Houthi rebels, their attacks on the country’s main airport in the southern city of Aden were carried out shortly after a plane carrying the newly

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