Philippine Prison Chief charged for murder of a journalist

(Featured photo provided by Dante Diosina Jr. / Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) Recently, police in the Philippines have accused the country’s Chief of Prisons, Gerald Bantag (and his associates) of being responsible for the death of a journalist last month. Percival Mabasa, a 63-year-old journalist who also went by the name Percy Lapid, was shot dead in a suburb in the nation’s capital of … Continue reading Philippine Prison Chief charged for murder of a journalist

Lula wins the Brazilian Presidential Election

(Featured image provided by DANILO MARTINS YOSHIOKA/ANADOLU AGENCY VIA GETTY IMAGES) After a very tight election this Sunday, Luiz Inácio da Silva, also known as “Lula” to Brazilians, just won the office of the President of Brazil. This win marks a return of leftist power to Brazil, as the previous president Jair Bolsonaro ran a particularly far-right administration during his four years in office. “I’m … Continue reading Lula wins the Brazilian Presidential Election

Norway arrests suspected Russian Spy who posed as a Brazilian Researcher

(Featured Image provided by The Guardian) Recently, Norway’s domestic security agency arrested a man who is suspected to be a Russian spy on Monday, October 24, 2022. The suspect, José Assis Giammaria, is supposedly a Brazilian national who worked at the University of Tromsø as a researcher. According to the agency, they’re worried that he “may have acquired a network and information about Norway’s policy … Continue reading Norway arrests suspected Russian Spy who posed as a Brazilian Researcher

Schoolgirl in Iran beaten to death after not singing pro-regime song

(Featured Image provided by Wikipedia) Recently, 16-year-old schoolgirl Asra Panahi died on October 13, 2022, after Iranian police raided her school and beat her to death after she refused to sing a song praising Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. The incident occurred last Thursday at the Shahed Girls High School in Ardabil as a result of protests from many of the girls who attended … Continue reading Schoolgirl in Iran beaten to death after not singing pro-regime song

North Korea launches missile over Northern Japan

For the first time in over five years, North Korea launched a ballistic missile over Japan just this Tuesday early in the morning. The missile, a Hwasong-12 IRBM (intermediate-range ballistic missile), flew around 2858 miles (4600 kilometers), which is also far enough to reach the United States island territory of Guam. According to Japanese and South Korean officials, the IRBM traveled from North Korea’s Jajang … Continue reading North Korea launches missile over Northern Japan

William Ruto sworn in as Kenya’s fifth president

On Tuesday, September 13, 2022, 55-year-old William Ruto was sworn in as the official 5th president of Kenya after winning the August 9th election by a very narrow margin. Moreover, he also had to deal with a challenge made to the Supreme Court by his opponent, Raila Odinga, to reject the results and not declare him the winner.  For the majority of the election, it … Continue reading William Ruto sworn in as Kenya’s fifth president

VP of Argentina survives Assassination Attempt

The vice president of Argentina, Cristina Fernandez, just survived an assassination attempt last Thursday, September 1, 2022, due to sheer luck. Supporters of the vice president gathered around her home in Buenos Aires last week to show support in face of a prosecutor calling for Fernandez to be given a 12-year sentence as well as life-long probation from holding public office, over allegations of corruption … Continue reading VP of Argentina survives Assassination Attempt

Missing Notebooks of Charles Darwin returned to Cambridge after two decades

In November of 2000, two notebooks that initially belonged to the famous naturalist Charles Darwin were taken out of storage at Cambridge University in England to be photographed. It was completed in the same month. However, it was discovered during a routine check made in January of the following year that the box which contained the books had not been returned to its original place. … Continue reading Missing Notebooks of Charles Darwin returned to Cambridge after two decades

Moscow bans interview of Zelensky talking about the war

It’s already one month into the war and not much is changing between Russia and Ukraine. Many Ukrainians continue to flee the country, and the Russian government continues to crack down on the spread of “fake news” about the war in the country. Russian President Vladimir Putin has even gone as far as to sign a new law in which anyone who is found to … Continue reading Moscow bans interview of Zelensky talking about the war

World’s Biggest Plane Destroyed In Ukraine by Russian Occupants

The invasion of Ukraine by Russia had already been tough and scary for a lot of people, as so many lives have already been lost. However, Russian occupants recently just did a huge blow to the aviation world. It was recently confirmed by Ukrainian officials that the Antonov AN-225, the world’s largest aircraft, had been destroyed after Russia had invaded Hostomel airport, where the plane … Continue reading World’s Biggest Plane Destroyed In Ukraine by Russian Occupants