Global, Global Investigates / 14/09/2021 Global Investigates: Cop26: The Last Chance to Save the Planet?

Images of wildfires painting skies red, or subway stations filled with water feel like the scenes of a sci-fi blockbuster, not pictures appearing on the nightly news at an increasingly alarming rate. However, as countries across the globe grapple with the worsening effects of climate change, it has never been more apparent that we are...

Global / 14/09/2021 America Marks the 20th Anniversary of 9/11

The 20th Anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks took place in New York City on Saturday. This marked two decades since four fully loaded US commercial jets were brought down by hijackers affiliated with the Islamist group al-Qaeda. The ceremony focused on One World Trade Center, the tallest building in the Western hemisphere that now...

Global / 14/09/2021 Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro Says His Future Consists of Being Arrested, Killed, or Re-elected.

Brazil’s far-right president Jair Bolsonaro has declared:  “I have three alternatives for my future: being arrested, killed or victory,” whilst addressing the country’s Evangelical leaders at an election campaign event last week.  His stark remarks come after the public outcry to the Brazilian government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, which has seen 583,362 people lose...

Global / 14/09/2021 Palestinian President Holds Rare Talk With Israeli Defence Minister

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has held the first official meeting with a senior Israeli minister in more than a decade. Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz travelled to Ramallah in the occupied territory of the West Bank on August 29th to discuss security, civilian issues, and the economy. Gantz told Abbas that Israel would seek to...

Global / 14/09/2021 Hurricane Ida Brings Devastation to America’s East Coast

America’s East coast has suffered major damages and loss of life as Hurricane Ida hit the Gulf Coast in one of the worst direct hits in 170 years. On August 23rd, the National Hurricane Centre (NHC) noted a potential tropical cyclone developing in the Southwestern Caribbean sea. Following days of monitoring, the NHC upgraded the...

Global / 14/09/2021 Senator Lindsey Graham Repeats Call For the Impeachment of Former Friend Joe Biden

Lindsey Graham has repeated his call for the new president’s impeachment over his withdrawal of all American service personnel from Afghanistan. Graham, the Republican Senator for South Carolina, forged a close relationship with Biden when they were both serving as senators, remaining close friends whilst Biden served as vice-president to Barack Obama. Graham is reported...


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