Author: Raul Riquelme Forero

Police Shoot, Kill Protestors Against Bangladeshi P.M.

Although countries which deem themselves to be democracies are expected to respect opposition groups’ right to protest, police killed two protestors and hurt dozens more during demonstrations against Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. These individuals, who belonged to the Bangladesh National Party (B.N.P.), were demanding that Hasina step down in

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Israel’s Battle For Power- Who’s Right And Who Isn’t?

Since the beginning of 2023, Israel, a country in the Middle East, has been plunged into an institutional crisis. Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu is attempting to pass laws that would diminish the country’s Supreme Court’s powers and give such to Parliament. According to Simcha Rothman, the “architect” behind these laws, “A

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Iran-Iraq Agreement: Addressing Kurdish Militant Threats

In a new agreement between Iran and Iraq, the latter country has promised to disarm Iranian-Kurdish militant groups in the northern part of the country as well as to relocate them. Established in an autonomous northern region in Iraq, the Kurdish Regional Government (K.R.G.) has been accused of sponsoring “terrorist”

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Israel Raids Palestinian Camp With Helicopter

For the first time in over a couple of decades, Israel has conducted a raid at a refugee camp in Palestine using a not-so-common artefact: a helicopter. The attack, which lasted close to 10 hours, wounded over 90 individuals and took the lives of five Palestinians, the youngest being 15

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“Spy Balloon” Panic Puts Washington-Beijing Meeting On Hold

In the hope of reducing tensions between the People’s Republic of China (P.R.C.) and the United States, the U.S. Department of State has announced the possibility of an encounter between U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and senior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi. Chinese and American diplomatic delegations were supposed to

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Saudi Arabia’s Retreat From Kabul; Training Or Terror?

The Saudi diplomatic mission in Kabul, Afghanistan has decided to temporarily relocate to Islamabad, Pakistan due to a perceived threat of a future car bomb attack by the Islamic State (I.S.I.S.). However, the Taliban and its spokesperson, Zabiullah Mujahid, maintain that the move is only for training purposes and that

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Former Bolivian President’s Intrusion In Peru Results In Ban

In its first press release of the year, Peru’s Ministry of the Interior announced that it was prohibiting eight Bolivian citizens and former leftist Bolivian president Evo Morales, currently exiled in Mexico, from entering Peruvian territory. This prohibition is a response to Morales’s continued involvement in, and strong opinions regarding,

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U.N. Donates $55 Million To Finally Fulfill 2016 Colombian Peace Accord

As one of its last actions of the year, a United Nations multi-donor fund of 14 countries donated $55 million dollars to the Colombian state. The donation, the largest the state has received since the fund’s establishment in 2016, is meant to finance Colombian president Gustavo Petro’s rural reform policies,

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