Ethiopia’s military attack on capital of Tigray region

This past Saturday, the military forces of Ethiopia began to attack Mekele, the capital of the northern Tigray region. Diplomatic efforts by three former African presidents were unsuccessful in coming to a truce between the regions. The attacks have been directed against the political party TPFL, controlled the coalition that was in charge of Ethiopia… Continue reading Ethiopia’s military attack on capital of Tigray region

Food Bank Meal Shortage Over Next 12 Months

According to the US Census Bureau, 22 million Americans reported sometimes, or often, did not have enough to eat within the past week. Feeding America, the nonprofit organization responsible for millions of meals, is expecting shortages in the next year. Read on to learn more. That number, 22 million, is up 3 million from early… Continue reading Food Bank Meal Shortage Over Next 12 Months

What is the cause of the conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia?

Over the past few weeks, fighting has occurred between Armenia and Azerbaijan. The conflict has caused a number of casualties, both military and civilian. Read on to learn more. What is the cause of the conflict? The conflict began as over the dispute for the separatist territory of Nagorno-Karabakh. Local ethnic forces of Armenia had… Continue reading What is the cause of the conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia?

The Startling Occurrence of Poaching in Africa This Year

What is poaching? Poaching is the hunting of wildlife in a place where such practices are forbidden by violates local, state, or federal laws. It can include killing animals out of season or without a license, with an illegal weapon, or in a way that is unlawful. In addition, killing endangered species, killing an animal… Continue reading The Startling Occurrence of Poaching in Africa This Year

Nationalists in Germany and COVID-19 Protests

On August 30, 2020, thousands of right-wing nationalists and COVID-19 deniers gathered in Berlin, Germany to protest coronavirus restrictions. The protest was originally banned, but it was eventually given the green light by the Berlin Administrative Court. Around 38,000 were in attendance at the peaceful protest, clamoring for an end to the “COVID hoax.” Berlin… Continue reading Nationalists in Germany and COVID-19 Protests

Extreme Floods In Afghanistan And Pakistan

This post will be updated as more information becomes available. Check back on this page later to learn more about this developing story. What happened? This past week, severe storms have laid waste to 13 provinces in Afghanistan and parts of Pakistan. As a result, flash floods were seen across the northern part of Afghanistan… Continue reading Extreme Floods In Afghanistan And Pakistan

California Wildfires in August 2020

Historic wildfires are taking hold of Californians across the state, causing the implementation of mass evacuation orders. How did the wildfires start? As of noon today (August 24th), there are over 7000 wildfires across California in 2020 alone. Currently, there are nearly 700 active fires. Some of the largest fires have been started by lightning… Continue reading California Wildfires in August 2020

Beirut Explosion

What happened in Beirut? What was the cause of the Beirut explosion? How many people were killed and injured? Read our article to learn more. About Beirut Explosion The explosion took place at a building near a port in Beirut, Lebanon. The storage facility housed fertilizer and explosives that contained ammonium nitrate. Ammonium nitrate is… Continue reading Beirut Explosion

Portland Arrests

What’s happening in Portland? Federal agents have been arresting protestors in Portland, Oregon. They are driving unmarked vehicles and camouflage clothing with vague “Police” tags. Tear gas and non-lethal munitions have been fired into crowds by these troops. Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf has stated that the troops are not military, but are civilian police… Continue reading Portland Arrests

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