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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The 2019 Climate March: The Social Issue that Captured the Hearts and Minds of the Youngest Global Citizens

On Friday, September 20, millions of kids, teenagers, and young adults from all around the world marched through the streets under the same cause: to protest the inaction from world leaders to act against climate change.

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Radical Russia: Examining the Rise of Islamic Extremism in Eastern Europe and Beyond

Russia has the difficult tasks of attempting to retain sovereignty over people who do not view themselves as Russians, and reckoning with the cultural angst that has arisen from the economic failures and territorial disputes that resulted from the dissolution of the USSR.

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How America is Helping Africa Develop: The African Union-United States Partnership

While the importance of a U.S. presence in Africa cannot be overlooked, other countries have deepened their interest in Africa and have allocated considerable resources to the continent’s development.

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