Mekala Shanker

Arrest Of Kashmiri Separatists Escalates Already Volatile Situation

Police have arrested at least 150 members of the Kashmiri separatist movement in the Indian administered section of the region. This has led to rising tensions amongst the residents regarding an increase in anti-India protest. These police crackdowns began following the Valentine’s Day suicide bombing targeting a paramilitary convoy done […]

Alarming Condemnation By Netanyahu Leaves UN Scrambling

Following a statement from Israeli officials condemning an international observation mission, UN Secretary General António Guterres has expressed his disappointment with the situation. Guterres has stated that he hopes an agreement can soon be reached in order to protect Palestinians in the occupied West Bank. Currently, ardent Israeli protesters of […]

Khashoggi Murder Trial Begins, But Answers Still Far from Reach

The shocking murder of 59-year-old Jamal Khashoggi on 2 October 2018 continues to cause significant repercussions for both the political relationships and international image of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Kingdom has fallen into its most dire diplomatic crisis to date, and the character of leader Crown Prince Mohammed […]