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November 28, 2017

                           A Muslim woman riding the Montreal Métro. Image courtesy of Canadian Press and the CBC.

    On October 18th, 2017, the Quebec National Assembly voted in favor of Bill 62. The mea...

Week of November 20th

Former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, 22 April 2015 (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

Africa

In Response to Calls to Step Down, Mugabe Shows Defiance

93 year-old President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe was placed under house arrest by his own militar...

November 16, 2017

Same Sex Marriage Rally Melbourne, 29 November 2009

Logging on to Facebook yesterday, I came across a livestream video from my sister’s account. My sister, Victoria, who lives in Melbourne, Australia, was documenting the public reaction to the news that in a government...

Week of November 6th

Celebration of 99th anniversary of recover the Independence of Poland on Wolności Square in Włocławek. Here - scouts with inscription on the background: "for You, Poland, solider's toil" on Monument of Polish Solider, 11 November 2017 (Source: Wikim...

November 10, 2017

A map of the Baltic republics of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania

(Source: Wikimedia Commons)

Introduction

    The Baltic republics of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania were occupied by the Soviet Union from the early 1940s to the early 1990s and resisted Russo-Soviet control...

 Week of November 6th

Riyadh North Skyline (King Abdullah Financial District), November, 2016. Source: Wikimedia Commons

Africa

Kenyan Nurses End Five-Month Strike, University Lecturer Strike Begins

Nurses in Kenya’s public hospitals returned to work this week after a five...

November 1, 2017

A rebel fighter of the Kurdish Front during the Battle of Raqqa (2017). Source: Wikimedia Commons

On October 17, 2017, the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced the liberation of the Syrian city of Raqqa. Formerly a hub of cultural and social diversity situ...

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