The latest round of Syrian peace talks has ended on a more hopeful note than previous attempts, according to the UN special envoy for Syria. Staffan de Mistura, Italian-Swedish diplomat, said: “The train is ready, it’s in the station, it’s...
President Trump has recently announced plans to increase the USA’s defence spending to $654 billion; an increase of around ten percent from the previous year’s spending. These plans are by no means final and the proposed spending plan must...
Norwich has been the forefront of censorship fiascos recently; first with UEA’s poor free speech rating, followed by Susan Hill, author of ‘Woman in Black’, accusing Norwich’s Book Hive of censorship when they cancelled her book signing. But UEA is...
Born an Islamic republic out of the 1949 partition with India, Pakistan and particularly its religious laws are taken for granted by some. As in many Muslim majority countries, Islam is not just the state religion but the state...
On the 12th February, North Korea successfully test-fired a missile, dangerously aggravating Japanese leaders. The missile was fired into the Sea of Japan, with Kim Jong-Un supervising the launch. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who was visiting President Trump...
Catalonia’s demands for the right to decide on their independence from Spain have been increasing since 2010, when the Spanish Constitutional Court declared its Statute of Autonomy partially unconstitutional after being criticised for referring to Catalonia as a “nation”....