Category Archives: Politics

Twitter battles, Afghan battles, and Agadez arrests: The Cheat Sheet

Our editors’ Friday roundup of humanitarian trends and developments.

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Yemen: A Twitter battle for Hodeidah

Let’s talk about Hodeidah — everyone else is, at least online. Late last month, Saudi officials (and …

Two Pilots Killed in Russian Warplane Crash Off Syrian Coast

NNA – A Russian military plane has reportedly crashed off the coast of Syria near a Russian air base, killing two pilots in what appears to be an accident.

Russia leases the Khmeimim air base …

RHINO MEMORIAL: KENYAN MINISTR URGES LIFE SENTENCES FOR IVORY POSSESSION

NANYUKI (Kenya)– The death of the world’s last male northern white rhinoceros this month led a Kenyan government official to declare anyone caught possessing ivory should be sentenced to life in prison.

“Ivory belongs to …

Canadian retailers could be helped by a U.S. trade battle with China

  • Canadian retailers could be helped by a U.S. trade battle with China
  • Alberta tells B.C. to stop opposing pipelines if it doesn't like high gas prices

Government of Italy, the Institute of Economics and Peace and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) hold Positive Peace workshops for Libyan Youth

Starting today (March 19, 2018), over the next four weeks, 180 Libyan youth will participate in workshops for promoting Positive Peace, organised by UNICEF and the Institute of Economics and Peace through funding from the …