Priyanka Shetty


Sudan’s Military Promises To Reform Intelligence Services

Just days after Sudan’s infamous authoritarian leader Omar Al-Bashir stepped down, the country is continuing to experience administrative upheavals. After more protests, the ruling military council has announced several concessions. In particular, Shams Eldin Kabashi, a spokesman for the council, vowed on Sunday to restructure the National Intelligence and Security […]


Libya’s GNA Forces Announce ‘Counteroffensive’ To Defend Tripoli

On Sunday, the conflict in Libya began to escalate as U.N.-backed forces announced a counteroffensive to defend the capitol from rebel forces. These forces, led by strongman Khalifa Haftar, had announced a successful first air strike in a suburb of Tripoli, leading to the response from the U.N. Haftar’s forces, […]


US Bars Entry To ICC Members Probing ‘War Crimes’ In Afghanistan

The United States (US) Department of State announced on Friday that it will revoke or deny visas to personnel from the International Criminal Court (ICC) who are investigating possible war crimes committed by US forces or its allies. Speaking to the press, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stated, “The ICC […]


Saudi Arabian Human Rights Abuses Reprimanded By United Nations

In a rare move, dozens of countries have stingingly rebuked Saudi Arabia’s treatment of detained activists, including imprisoned women’s rights campaigners. The statement included all 28 European Union members, as well as many other Western nations, and was issued in this Thursday’s session of the United Nations Human Rights Council. […]


Tensions Increase Between Pakistan And India After JeM Airstrike

The Indian government announced today that it has conducted an airstrike – or “surgical strike” – in Pakistan, targeting terrorist training camps. This move marks the first time in five decades that the Indian air force has crossed Pakistan-controlled air space. New Delhi claims the attacks targeted the biggest training […]


Thousands Take To The Streets Protesting Macedonia’s Name Change

Almost thirty years since its independence, the small country of Macedonia formally changed its name to North Macedonia. The change is a direct result of a landmark deal the nation has made with Greece, which also has a province called Macedonia. Earlier that week, 100,000 Greeks poured into the streets […]


Just Hours Before Polls Open, Nigeria Announces Surprise Delay Of Elections

Just hours before polls were slated to open, the government of Nigeria decided to delay the proceedings, prompting outrage in the country. Opposition candidates have accused the current President, Muhammadu Buhari, of disenfranchising voters, according to Reuters. Five hours before what was set to be the largest African election in […]


Lawyers Of Catalan Separatists Accuse Police Of ‘Humiliation’

Domestic turmoil in Spain over the state of Catalan has been brewing for a while. Now, lawyers representing several pro-Independence Catalan leaders are accusing the police and state of humiliating them. According to Al Jazeera, on Tuesday, they cited “flagrant violations” of their client’s rights and a need to study […]


Japan’s PM Vows To Restore Relations With North Korea

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has announced his government’s intention to hold face-to-face meetings with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un. Speaking to the press on Monday he stated, “In the end, I must hold dialogue with Kim and resolve the issues of nuclear (weapons), missiles and, most importantly, North […]


Colombia’s ELN Rebels Claim Deadly Police Academy Attack

Last week, the Colombian National Liberation Army (ELN) took responsibility for a car bomb at a local police academy in Bogota. The Colombian Leftist group stated that the attack was a result of the decade-long conflict between them and the government. “It is then very disproportionate that while the government is […]