The North African Kingdom of Morocco has been readmitted into the continental organization following a three-decade long dispute over the status of the Western Sahara. Although Morocco claims sovereignty over the territory, the African Union’s predecessor in 1976 recognized it as an independent nation, leading Morocco to withdraw its membership. King Mohammed of Morocco had […]Read More Morocco readmitted as member of African Union
In the second round of voting on Sunday night, Benoit Hamon was officially elected as the French Socialist party’s candidate for the presidential election in May. Winning over more moderate candidate and former Prime Minister Manuel Valls, Hamon called on the left to unite against an almost assured victory for either far-right leader Marine Le […]Read More Benoit Hamon to be Socialist Party’s candidate for upcoming election
Chaos and protests broke out on the streets of the United States on Saturday as news emerged that Trump’s executive order extended to those with valid visas and green cards, even permanent residents who had gone on vacation. These passengers were either kicked off their flight or detained upon arrival, sparking outrage from opposition parties, […]Read More Protesters take to streets after those with visas are denied entry into the U.S.
The former Prime Minister of Italy is set to go on trial for a sex bribery scandal in April. The 80 year old media tycoon and longest-serving post-war Prime Minister of Italy is charged with attempting to bribe witnesses into silence over a scandal where he paid for sex with a young woman. Although he […]Read More Silvio Berlusconi will go on trial for sex bribery case
Former South Carolina Governor and newly-appointed U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley sent a clear message to American allies in a speech on Friday: “back us or we will take names.” Haley’s vows to reform the U.N. come as President Trump has threatened to reduce the amount of funding the organization receives. He has criticized its sprawling bureaucracy […]Read More U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Haley warns allies to support American efforts
U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday that would halt immigration from seven majority-Muslim nations for four months, including Libya, Somalia, and Syria. Citing security concerns and the rising threat of terrorism, Trump said the immigration ban would allow the government to develop a more stringent method in which to filter out […]Read More Trump halts immigration from 7 majority-Muslim countries, Syrian refugee program
Police arrived at the Prime Minister’s house on Friday for the third time as part of two criminal investigations into Benjamin Netanyahu’s conduct. The Prime Minister of Israel is facing investigations into whether or not he accepted gifts from businessmen, as well as a conversation he had with the owner of one of Israel’s largest […]Read More Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu questioned by police for third time