Current Events


Australia Refuses To Acknowledge Climate Crisis At Pacific Islands Forum

Tensions ran high at this week’s Pacific Islands Forum in Tuvalu, with a climate crisis declaration in the Pacific region being a cause for contention amongst regional leaders. Island-dominated nations in the area sought a consensus on climate goals, with many of these nations already bearing the brunt of rising […]


Matteo Salvini’s Election Hopes Are Met With Opposition 1

Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, leader of the far-right Italian party Lega Nord, has called for a no-confidence vote against Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte. Salvini’s hope is to force a collapse of the current government and trigger early elections. U.S. News reports that party leaders met on Monday, August 12th […]


Trump Administration Imposes Additional Immigration Restrictions

Monday morning brought further ominous development in the continuing efforts by the Trump Administration to stem the flow of immigration to the United States from predominantly poorer nations. Politico reported on 12th August that President Trump issued a new final rule that would allow federal officials to deny green cards […]


Chinese Government Claims To Have Released 90% Of Xinjiang Detainees

According to the Uyghur governor of Xinjiang province in western China, 90% of those in so-called “re-education centres” have been released. Regional governor Mr Shohrat Zakir observed that “more than 90% have returned to society”, adding that these people “have work that they like and find suitable.” The statement, given […]