Refugee crisis in Greece bleak as winter weather continues to worsen

A cold front has brought a wave of sub-zero temperatures across Greece and has left thousands of refugees to brave the winter months in...

First transnational railroad built in Africa through Chinese backing

The start of February was met with celebrations in East Africa as the first transnational railway on the continent made its maiden voyage from...

Mass shooting in Quebec City targets mosque, two suspects arrested

A mass shooting erupted in Canada at the end of January as gunmen targeted a mosque in the city of Quebec. As a result...

Tensions rise in the West Bank as the Israeli police force ousts settlers

The Israeli government sent a multitude of police officers to clear the illegal West Bank settlement of Amona.The order prompted a clash with hundreds...

Rising tensions in relations between the United States and Mexico

Now that President Donald Trump has taken office, relations with Mexico are becoming increasingly contentious. President Trump is moving forward with his campaign promise of...

U.K. Prime Minister delivers speech outlining objectives for ‘Brexit’

The U.K.’s prime minister, Theresa May, looked to calm the upheaval surrounding Britain’s recent vote to leave the European Union with a speech outlining...

Edward Snowden’s term of asylum extended by Russian officials

Russian government officials extended Edward Snowden’s period of asylum for a period of up to three years last Tuesday, Jan. 17. Snowden, a former employee...

Son of Equatorial Guinea president indicted on embezzlement charge

The son of Equatorial Guinea’s president is being tried on charges of embezzling state funds and laundering money. The trial continues to be delayed, despite...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu under corruption investigation

The Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has been questioned twice by Isreali police in the opening days of the new year over allegations of...

As economy declines, Zimbabwe sets precedent by going cashless

The nation of Zimbabwe is setting a global precedent as it moves towards a cash-free economy. Going cashless is a potential reality for global economies...