Hong Kong Protests Take Another Violent Turn

As the pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong enter their fourth month, protesters have resorted to violent measures in order to draw the attention of the government. Since the start of the demonstrations, a total of 1,500 individuals ranging from ages 12 to 83 have been arrested.

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Corruption and Confusion Embroils in Israel’s Recent Election

For the past couple of weeks, Israelis have woken up uncertain about the future of their government and who will become the Prime Minister. Recent elections have rocked the country after elections revealed a close race between two of the more major parties, the Blue and White Party and the Likud Party.

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Dengue Fever Cases Spike Globally

A mosquito called Aedes aegypti has sparked a potential world health crisis. The insect is one of the main carriers of the deadly Dengue Fever virus, which has re-emerged at a critical rate this year and is currently endemic to over 100 countries.

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School of Diplomacy Hosts Forum on Modern Slavery

Seton Hall’s School of Diplomacy hosted the Forum on Modern Slavery: 21st Century Solutions on Friday, September 27. There were several panels of discussion throughout the day which addressed specific aspects of modern slavery with a focus on potential solutions.

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School of Diplomacy Will Host Major Events this Fall

September is shaping up to be a busy month for diplos. In the last two weeks of this month, the School of Diplomacy will celebrate the opening of the UN General Assembly, welcome a Nobel Peace Prize Winner and explore Pope Francis’ teachings on peacemaking. Here’s a look at what’s in store.

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Xenophobic Attacks in South Africa: It’s Nothing New

Last week, South Africa suffered several days of violent, xenophobic attacks against mostly foreign African migrants. These attacks were neither random nor impulsive but are deeply rooted in the dark history of the nation and its legacy today.

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