07 Jun 2021

Jihadists Massacre at Least 130 in Burkina Faso as West African Violence Surges

Over the weekend, jihadists surrounded a remote village located on Burkina Faso’s border with Niger and massacred at least 130 civilians, according to the government. The event marks the worst terrorist attack in the history of Burkina Faso despite a recent influx in extremist violence. The violence has prompted international

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13 May 2021

As rival gangs of Jews and Arabs clash on streets, fears mount of irreparable damage to Israeli society

Bands of Jewish and Arab citizens fought each other and police in towns across Israel for the third night early Thursday. The worst communal violence in two decades unfolded across mixed cities in Israel. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned the violence. Citizens consider Netanyahu to be dividing the citizens

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12 May 2021

Israel-Gaza: Fears of war as violence escalates

Over the past 38 hours, over 1,000 rockets have been fired, mostly at Tel Aviv, by Palestinian militants. Israel has carried out hundreds of air strikes, destroying two tower blocks in Gaza on Tuesday and Wednesday. Since Monday, at least 43 Palestinians have been killed along with six Israelis.  13

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03 May 2021

Eight killed as Myanmar security forces fire on ‘spring revolution’ protests

Eight protestors died in Myanmar on Sunday after security forces opened fire on one of the biggest protests against military rule after a coup sent the country into crisis roughly three months ago. The protests were coordinated across Myanmar and international communities to create what organizers called the “global Myanmar

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30 Apr 2021

Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan violence: Deadly clash amid water dispute

A water dispute on the Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan border has led to some of the worst clashes in years between the two counties. Thirteen people have been killed and 10,000 have been evacuated. People from both sides hurled stones at each other on Wednesday after surveillance cameras were installed at the disputed

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20 Apr 2021

Chad’s President Idriss Déby dies after ‘clashes with rebels’

Over the weekend, Chad’s President Idriss Déby dies after sustaining injuries during clashes with rebels in the north of the country. The announcement comes just a day after provisional election results projected his win, which would mark his sixth term in office. The government and parliament have been dissolved as

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15 Apr 2021

UN rights chief fears Myanmar heading to ‘full blown conflict’ with echoes of Syria

In a statement made on Tuesday, the United Nations high commissioner for human rights has warned that Myanmar is dangerously close to reaching a full-blown conflict with echoes of the Syrian civil war that began in 2011 and devastated the nation. The high commissioner, Michelle Bachelet, stated that the international

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08 Apr 2021

Bus torched in more Northern Ireland violence as British and Irish leaders call for calm

In Northern Ireland, people took to the streets for the sixth consecutive night of violence as unionists and nationalists clashed with both each other and the police. The unrest began last week due to rising tensions relating to Brexit, including unionist anger over a decision made by law enforcement agencies

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29 Mar 2021

Myanmar Protesters Return After Security Forces Kill at Least 90 People

Protestors have taken to the streets of Myanmar again following horrific displays of violence by soldiers and law enforcement. Last week, Myanmar soldiers killed at least 90 protestors on the bloodiest day since the military coup. Among those killed on Saturday were six children between the ages of 10 and

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16 Mar 2021

Myanmar military extends martial law after bloodiest day since coup

Myanmar’s military has enacted martial law across more districts around the country and extended them in others following more bloody protests over the weekend. 50 protestors died in Myanmar when troops opened fire on demonstrations Sunday in Yangon. Protestors are currently demanding the release of ousted civilian leader Aung San

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