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Escalation of Violence in Congo

Antigovernment protests flared in Congo after Joseph Kabila reshuffled his government to bolster his bid to remain president until scheduled elections in 2018.  He formed an expanded 65-member cabinet headed by opposition-leaning Samy Badibanga as prime minister. 

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A New Surveillance Law Has Been Voted in the United Kingdom

The United Kingdom has taken a deep plunge into surveillance with a far-reaching new law. The Investigatory Powers Act 2016 officially became law this past Tuesday 29th, offering unprecedented new powers to police and spy agencies in the UK for keeping tabs on British citizens.

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COP 22: Marrakesh's Time to Shine

In COP 22, Morocco’s voice will be strongly heard as 2016 is turning into the hottest year on record with global temperature at least 1C above the long-term average.

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Turkey: Ticking Time Bomb or Still A Rising Star?

From a continuously surging number of Syrian migrants seeking refuge on its shores and this week’s terrorist attack to being an important part of the Brexit debate, Turkey is witnessing a mountain of uncertainty. It is reshaping the fabric of Europe.