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Deputy Minister of Information of Somalia Abdirahman Yusuf Saturday declared a crackdown on media organisations that publish “propaganda” for Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen (al-Shabaab). Beginning on October 9, media outlets that disseminate al-Shabaab messages and news will be punished. Yusuf said that broadcasting al-Shabaab attacks will be recognized as a criminal act and declared that there [...]

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International organizations and bodies like the United Nations, European Union, etc. have been tested time and again since their inception. Ukraine and Russia’s ongoing war and failed deliberations hint at a potential Third World War despite the strong presence of such organizations. Conflicts like these pose a larger question on the effectiveness of international law [...]

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The Swedish National Police Monday issued a statement about unrest during which officers shot three civilians. On Sunday, police documented riots of 200 to 250 people in the Skäggetorp district of Linköping and the Navestad district of Norrköping. Participants reportedly threw stones and Molotov cocktails at police and police vehicles. At about 3 PM and [...]

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The basic international law One of the most fundamental rules of international law is that States are prohibited from using force to resolve their international disputes. Any State that uses force against the territorial integrity or political independence of another State violates this solemn rule of international law. Applying this rule, the use of force [...]

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UNICEF sounded the alarm Friday over surging numbers of child casualties amid armed conflicts. “From Afghanistan to Yemen, and Syria to northern Ethiopia, thousands of children paid a devastating price as armed conflict, inter-communal violence, and insecurity continued,” the organization said in a statement.  UNICEF reported that in conflicts around the world, grave violations of [...]

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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Friday overturned a decision allowing the United States Justice Department to withhold records concerning former Acting U.S. Attorney General Sally Yates’ 2017 refusal to defend former President Donald Trump’s travel ban targeting seven Muslim-majority nations. As one of his firsts acts as president, [...]

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The Polish parliament voted Thursday on a bill for a border wall with Belarus, a major escalation in its recent migrant dispute with its neighbor. Poland has accused Belarus of allowing Middle Eastern migrants to transit through the country and enter Poland as revenge for EU sanctions leveraged against Belarus earlier this year. The Polish [...]

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