Developing: Powerful earthquake in Iraq kills at least 140 in Iran

By Valeria Bula  On Sunday, November 12, 2017, a 7.3 magnitude earthquake strikes in the Iraqi city of Halabja, near the Iraq-Iran border, killing dozens in Iran, according to Iranian officials. #Breaking : The ratio reach to M 7.2 – 32km SSW of Halabjah, Iraq #earthquake #Kurdistan #Erbil #Helebce pic.twitter.com/m3ebx8ZBB7 — Rawand M Azeez (@rawand_aziz)… Read More Developing: Powerful earthquake in Iraq kills at least 140 in Iran

Genocide of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

By Devin Dubon Over half a million Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar have fled the country in response to what many are calling genocide and ethnic cleansing. Flight of nearly half million Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar is fastest exodus since aftermath of Rwandan genocide. https://t.co/TsxpVJZR7k pic.twitter.com/suUpsnmgic — Kenneth Roth (@KenRoth) September 27, 2017 The crisis began… Read More Genocide of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

Debris, No Power, No Cell: Surviving the aftermath of Hurricane Maria

By Rozany Guzman Hurricane Maria left countless caribbean islands in shambles as it traveled the Pacific Ocean, with one of its main targets being Puerto Rico, a United States territory. Maria, one of the strongest hurricanes on record, left the small island destroyed, entire communities under water, trees uprooted, houses torn apart, and all forms… Read More Debris, No Power, No Cell: Surviving the aftermath of Hurricane Maria

What North Korea Is Working on and How It Poses a Threat

By Daylin Delgado On July 28, North Korea launched a missile which traveled 621 miles laterally for 45 minutes, According to the Pentagon, it is the the longest ballistic missile flight in North Korea’s history.  Before its lateral flight, the ICBM missile traveled 2,300 miles into space; if angled correctly, the missile could potentially strike… Read More What North Korea Is Working on and How It Poses a Threat

Venezuelan Politician, Leopoldo López, Released From Prison And Now On House Arrest

By Nathalie Del Valle Saturday, July 8, Leopoldo López was released from prison and placed under house arrest after being imprisoned for over three years. Leopoldo López is a Venezuelan politician that founded a political party named Voluntad Popular and co-founded the political party Primero Justicia. He also was the mayor of Chacao from 2000… Read More Venezuelan Politician, Leopoldo López, Released From Prison And Now On House Arrest

Extremist Group Behind Attack on Mali

By Alexandra Reboredo One week after the Paris attacks, terrorists targeted a busy international hotel in the former French colony of Mali’s capital, killing 19 people. Heavily-armed men raided the Radisson Blu in Bamako, Mali, shouting “God is great” in Arabic. They aimed and shot aimlessly as guests frantically searched for cover around the hotel.… Read More Extremist Group Behind Attack on Mali

Venezuela’s Deportation of Colombian Migrants: A Humanitarian Emergency

By Cesar Zafra What used to be a consistently active international bridge now isolates two neighboring countries from easy access to each other. The Simón Bólivar Bridge connects Venezuela and Colombia, allowing thousands of migrants to travel back and forth rather than having to migrate through the inconvenient rural paths of the land. Venezuela, a… Read More Venezuela’s Deportation of Colombian Migrants: A Humanitarian Emergency