The first 500 pages reveal “brutal” interrogation tactics used on terror suspects by the CIA. The Agency also stands accused of hiding its practices from the US government.
South Stream No More: Putin and Miller announce the scrapping of the pipeline project
While on a state visit to Turkey, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller announced the cancellation of the South Stream project.
Latest Ceasefire in Ukraine Seems to Hold Despite Setbacks After President Poroshenko Calls For A “Day of Silence”
On Tuesday, December 9, 2014, Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko called for a “day of silence” aimed at establishing the latest ceasefire between government soldiers and rebels in Ukraine’s eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk.
The Ebola Epidemic: Guinea, Liberia and Senegal Struggle to Contain the Deadly Outbreak
As Senegal deals with its first cases of Ebola, Guinea and Liberia continue to attempt to contain the outbreak. Lack of supplies and the rapid spreading rate of the disease have significantly hindered these efforts.
Crisis in Ukraine: Thousands of Russian soldiers and arms continue to flow into Ukraine through the unregulated eastern border
NATO images, released this week, prove heavy Russian military presence in Eastern Ukraine as the Kremlin continues to deny supporting the pro-Russian rebels. The international community recently gathered to discuss placing additional sanctions on Russia in an attempt to resolve the conflict.
South Sudan Food Crisis: Potential of a Disastrous Outcome in the World’s Newest State
Ravaged by fighting between rebels and government forces, the interruption to the farming cycle threatens the country with the world’s worst food crisis in decades.
Afghan Runoff Election Part II: Attempt to form a government marred by widespread corruption allegations, audit delays
A delay in the official auditing process and disagreements between the two candidates have delayed the release of the official results of the Afghan presidential election, originally scheduled for July 22, 2014.
Afghan Runoff Election: Large Turnout Amid Allegations of Corruption and Taliban Violence
Approximately 7 million Afghans voted in the 2nd round of the presidential election amid widespread allegations of corruption, threats of violence from the Taliban and ballot shortages.
Malaysian Airlines flight 370: Few clues, many theories
Exploring the mystery of the missing Malaysian flight and the theories of its disappearance.
Potential or failure? Crimea’s likely future as another de facto state
With no option of maintaining the status quo of Ukrainian territorial integrity through the approaching referendum, Crimea may be on the path to becoming another de facto state.