An increasing number of women and children fleeing war and ISIS captivity are exhibiting lethargy and apathy with resemblance to depressive stupor or catatonia, in connection to traumatic events and reaction patterns involving “apathic introversion” or Resignation Syndrome [continue reading].
Turkish President Recep Erdogan claimed his government was back in control of the country Saturday morning following an overnight coup attempt by members of the military, though the situation on the ground remains unclear.  Soldiers took control of TRT state television late [continue reading].
Current: An American army veteran has been identified as a – lone – gunman in the Thursday Dallas police shooting. Dallas Mayor Rawlings confirmed today what law enforcement officials had told NBC News earlier, Micah Xavier Johnson was the lone gunman in the [continue reading].
Sir John Chilcot delivers highly critical verdict on Iraq war but ex-PM says: ‘I believe we made the right decision’ A defiant Tony Blair defended his decision to go to war in Iraq in 2003 following the publication of a devastating report by Sir John Chilcot, which mauled [continue reading].
Update: The massive suicide bombing in central Baghdad has now become the deadliest attack in Iraq since the 2003 US-led invasion, with the death toll reaching two-hundred-fifty (250) souls, according to the health ministry. “Iraqi Christians joined Muslim mourners [continue reading].
To date, at least one-hundred-twenty-five (125) people have been killed, and around one-hundred-fifty (150) were injured in an explosion now claimed by the Islamic extremist group ‘Daesh” in Baghdad, Iraqi police say. The violent attack Saturday came after the [continue reading].
On June 23rd (2016), a referendum was held, asking United Kingdom citizens whether the country should remain in the European Union. The reply, to global amazement, was “No.” Almost fifty-two per cent of voters expressed a desire to leave the E.U. Donald Trump, too, has [continue reading].
Today, Canada is hosting the North American Leaders’ Summit in Ottawa, in order to take coordinated action that will create sustainable economic growth, help transition to a low carbon economy, and provide better opportunities for Canadians, Americans, and Mexicans alike. [continue reading].
The Government of Canada announced in a press release today, “that it has made it a top priority to re-establish and strengthen our relationship with one of our most important partners, Mexico.” Prime Minister Trudeau announced Canada’s intention to lift the visa [continue reading].
Since November (2015), state security forces have killed hundreds of protesters and arrested thousands in Oromia, Ethiopia’s largest region. It’s the biggest political crisis to hit the country since the 2005 election but has barely registered internationally. Part of [continue reading].
Several media outlets have compared Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin to one another – some call their political tactics, “The new model of charismatic, bold, and politically incorrect leader treats democracy like a toy,” said Keith Hui in his article [continue reading].
Having fled Islamic State and crossed the border, a lost generation skips school for a life of back-breaking hardship. Khaled, a 12-year-old boy, said his parents were too poor to send him to school. Instead he toils in the fields for two five-hour shifts when the work is [continue reading].