Nigerian Government Fails to Stop Violence in southern Kaduna

With man’s basic carnal instincts unchecked, mankind can sink to unimaginable depths of depravity. That is precisely what is happening in Nigeria’s southern Kaduna region. Marauding Fulani herdsmen as well as other unchecked terrorist groups are wreaking havoc on unprotected villagers. Kidnappings are routine and the terrorists’ chief means [...]

Cyclone Mandous Set To Hit Over Southwest Bay Of Bengal

A weather system over the Bay of Bengal is intensifying and threatening Puducherry and Sriharikota in southeast Andhra Pradesh and is due to make landfall on Thursday morning. A red alert has been issued for the districts of Kancheepuram, Chengalpet, and Villupuram which are likely to experience extremely heavy [...]

Public Protests Escalate In Iran

One seemingly innocuous arrest of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in Iran, whose hijab exposed some of her hair, has continued to escalate into daily protests across the nation. They began when it was discovered that she died in police custody. Women have been galvanized into resisting the status quo and [...]

China’s Covid Protocols Threaten Its Political Status Quo

The unheard-of has happened in China: days of public protests and calls for President Xi Jinping to step down! Residents of Shanghai, China’s most populous city exploded in fury over China’s overly strict Covid lockdowns. Streets swarmed with protesters shouting, “Xi Jinping, step down! Communist Party, step down!” What [...]

Election Crisis In Malaysia

Malaysia does have a king, but his position is more ceremonial than functional as the Prime Minister is the “hands-on” leader of the country. In its recent election for the position, the Prime Minster’s position is in a virtual tie with neither candidate receiving the required majority vote. In [...]

Death Sentence For Protester Explodes Into Violence In Iran

The proverbial “straw that broke the camel’s back” is playing out in Iran right now. In September Iran’s morality police arrested 22-year-old Masha Amini for wearing her hijab too loosely about her face. Some of her hair showing. Her arrest and subsequent death in police custody became the straw [...]

Israel And Lebanon Reach Historic Agreement

Where would you expect to see such a sight as this? People sifting through trash cans for food. Possibly in some alleys of downtrodden neighborhoods? This scene is occurring daily in what many used to refer to as “an oasis of opulence,” Beirut, Lebanon. Unfortunately, this scene is now [...]

Protests Grow More Violent After Death Of Mahsa Amini

September 13 marked a dark and ominous day in Iran. It was the day that the country’s morality police arrested 22-year-old Mahsa Amini for wearing what the police called “immodest clothing.” What was Amini’s crime? She was wearing her head scarf or hajib to loosely – some of her [...]

Mahsa Amini Dies While In Custody Of Iran’s Morality Police

How did such a senseless killing take place? It all goes back to the Iranian Revolution of 1979 which was a Shia Islamic revolution that overthrew the monarchy of Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. What ensued was a theocracy led by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. Why did it occur? It stemmed [...]

Somalia In Desperate Need Of Humanitarian Relief

Somalia, situated on the horn of Africa, is on the horns of a dilemma – looming famine. Unless this plight catches the eye of the world in the midst of the bigger headlines about the Russian/Ukrainian conflict, this impoverished nation’s pending disaster may go largely unnoticed. Martin Griffiths, the [...]

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