UN CONCERNED OVER RECENT ESCALATION OF VIOLENCE IN PALESTINE, ISRAEL

Tue 28 June 2022: The escalating violence in Palestine and Israel over the past few months has alarmed the UN’s special coordinator for the Middle East peace process, and urged all sides to defuse tensions. Speaking at a UN Security Council meeting to discuss the situation between Palestine and Israel, Tor Wennesland pointed to the […]

CHINA ACCUSES U.S. OF ‘DANGEROUS’ ACTIVITIES IN THE REGION

Tue 28 June 2022: On Wednesday, China accused the US of engaging in “dangerous and provocative” activities in the region, Anadolu Agency reported. “The United States has frequently sent ships and aircraft to conduct close-in reconnaissance of China for a long time, which has seriously endangered China’s national defense and security,” said Wang Wenbin, the spokesperson for […]

AU URGES PROBE INTO DEATHS OF AFRICANS AT SPAIN-MOROCCO BORDER

Tue 28 June 2022: Following the deaths of 23 people, the head of the African Union Commission expressed dismay at the “violent and degrading” treatment of African migrants seeking to enter Spain from Morocco and demanded an investigation. On Friday, over 2,000 migrants assaulted the tightly guarded border between the Spanish outpost of Melilla and […]

NATO IS AN AGGRESSIVE BLOC, CREATED FOR PURPOSES OF CONFRONTATION: KREMLIN

Tue 28 June 2022: On Tuesday, Dmitry Peskov, a spokesperson for the Kremlin, criticized NATO’s plans to boost the number of high-readiness soldiers in Europe to more than 300,000. “NATO is an aggressive bloc, this is a bloc that was created for purposes of confrontation and it continues to demonstrate its nature and to implement its, set by default, […]

LEGALIZING MARIJUANA INCREASES CONSUMPTION, WHICH LEADS TO PSYCHOLOGICAL PROBLEMS AND SUICIDES

Mon 27 June 2022: The annual World Drug Report from the UN is out, and it provides information regarding cannabis that was pretty much expected. The regular use of cannabis has increased significantly since its non-medical usage became permitted. Covid lockdowns too had a similar effect, with nothing else to do, people turned to the […]

PROPHET REMARKS ROW: MAN BRUTALLY MURDERED ON CAMERA FOR SUPPORTING NUPUR SHARMA

Tue 28 June 2022: A gruesome murder in broad daylight reported from a crowded street in Udaipur on Tuesday has triggered tension in Lake City after the murderers posted a video on social media claiming to teach a lesson to the victim for putting up a social media post. As per the police, the victim, […]

THE TRUTH ILLUSION

Mon 20 June 2022:  Al Jazeera investigates how deepening divisions in society created conspiracy theories and ‘alternative facts’. Today, we’re featuring the Al Jazeera Investigates podcast’s episode, The Truth Illusion. It explores one of the most profound questions that philosophers through the ages have tried to answer. What can we prove to be the truth? […]

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