Peyton Upchurch

European Countries Continue To Respond To COVID-19 Pandemic, Leading To Border Closures And EU Difficulties

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to grow, causing heightened panic around the globe, many nations have elected to close their borders to curb its effects reduce the number of novel cases, especially those brought by people entering the country who may be sick. As of this week, leaders of European […]

Sudan PM Survives Assassination Attempt, Arrests Made

Several arrests have been made in conjunction with an attempt on the life of the Sudanese Prime Minister, Abdalla Hamdok. The event, which authorities are calling  an assassination attempt, underscores a time of instability in Sudan as the nation moves into a civilian-ruled system. Sudanese state media have reported that […]

World Leaders Offer Help as Coronavirus Toll Continues to Climb and Concern for Violence Rises

In recent weeks, the newly emergent strain of coronavirus has sparked worldwide panic; coronaviruses typically originate in birds, but can evolve to affect humans and spread from one person to another. Coronaviruses are part of a large family of viruses that include the common cold, bronchitis, and pneumonia, but there […]

Libya’s Rival Factions Accuse One Another Of Infringing Upon Ceasefire Agreement

Several politically dissenting factions within Libya have accused one another of violating a ceasefire agreement proposed by Russia and Turkey earlier this year, and the battle continues on the fringes of Tripoli, the Libyan capital.  More than nine months into a bloody offensive on the Libyan capital by the Libyan […]