Week of October 30th

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza address reporters before their bilateral meeting at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., on August 4, 2014.

Africa

Burundi First to Leave International Criminal...

October 26, 2017

                         Prime Minister Theresa May coughing as she struggles through her speech. Source: Sky News

   In the wake of what was arguably her worst week as Prime Minister, Theresa May is struggling...

Week of October 23rd

Iraqi policemen with the local emergency services unit signal a car to approach a traffic control point in Kirkuk province, Aug. 1, 2011. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

Africa

Deadliest Terror Attack In Somali History Sparks Popular Outrage

The terror att...

October 23, 2017

A map of the federal subjects of the Russian Federation (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

Introduction

      On paper, the fifteen union republics of the USSR were equal members of a voluntary union. In reality, however, Russia dominated every aspect of political, economic, so...

October 19, 2017

2012 Catalan independence protest on September 11th

True to the proverb, uncertainty has been the only certainty for the people of Catalonia since passing the referendum to leave Spain on October 1st, 2017. An ambiguous speech by Catalan President Carles Puigdemont mudd...

Week of October 9th

Photo of Theresa May, opening a church fete in 2007

Africa

Massive Explosions Rock Ghanaian Capital

A series of explosions rocked the fuel district in Accra, the capital city of Ghana, Saturday evening. The explosions allegedly occurred when a natural g...

October 5, 2017

A map of the fifteen republics of the Soviet Union (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

In March 1985, the Politburo, the highest policy-making body of the Soviet Union, elected Mikhail Gorbachev as the eighth General Secretary of the Communist Party. Convinced that a radical ov...

October 3, 2017

Iran's Foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (right) and European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs, Federica Mogherini give a joint press conference after a meeting on April 16, 2016 in the capital Tehran. Mogherini arrived in Tehran on her first visit sin...

Week of October 2nd

2012 Catalan independence protest on September 11th

Africa

Kenya Caught Between Two Elections

Several weeks after the August 8th reelection of President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya, the country’s supreme court annulled the results stating the election was n...

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