Military Coup in Sudan, PM Hamdok and Ministers Arrested

Sudanese military forces have surrounded Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok’s home before placing him under house arrest and detained several ministers. Following the reports of a coup, Internet and phone services have also reportedly gone down while no local news outlets …

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Protesters Interrupt Olympic Torch-Lighting Ceremony

Activists interrupted the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics torch-lighting ceremony by doing a series of protests on Monday, October 18. Activists called for a boycott of the event in different ways while invited authorities such as Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou and …

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Colombia Deploys 14,000 Solders to Venezuela Border to Combat Drug Trafficking

Colombian President Ivan Duque deployed a new military unit called CENOR on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 composed of 14,000 troops in an attempt to control narcotics trafficking near and along the country’s border with Venezuelan. President Duque said that the …

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Italian Mayor Sentenced to 13 years in Prison

Former Riace Mayor Domenico Lucano was sentenced by Italian authorities to 13 years and two months in prison for alleged conspiracy, abuse of office, fraud, extortion, embezzlement, and abetting illegal immigration. Lucano, who was mayor during the European migrant crisis …

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Kim Jong-un Offers to Restore Inter-Korean Hotline

Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) state news agency KCNA reported that Kim Jong Un is willing to reimpose inter-Korean hotlines next month in an attempt to repair severed ties with the South. Kim announced the initiative during the Supreme …

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US Envoy to Haiti Resigns due to Alleged “Inhumane” Expulsions of Refugees

Daniel Foote, the US special envoy for Haiti, has submitted his resignation over the alleged “inhumane” large-scale expulsions of Haitian migrants. “I will not be associated with the United States inhumane, counterproductive decision to deport thousands of Haitian refugees and …

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