International

North Korea Threatens South with Nuclear Strike

The Story Tensions in the Korean peninsula have sharply escalated recently after North Korea tested two ballistic missiles involving a new ICBM system the country is developing, triggering a response from neighboring South Korea. How did South Korea respond? On April 1, South Korean defense minister Suh Wook said his country’s military has a variety

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How Israel’s Bennett lost its Majority

The Story Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett assumed office nine months ago but has been unable to get a hold of the parliament. Now, observers are wondering if his days are numbered. What’s happening there? Bennett put together an alliance of parties, ranging from the Jewish right and Israeli doves to an Arab Muslim party,

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Prisoners Suffer Neglect Amidst Lebanon’s Economic Crisis

The Story The impact of Lebanon’s economic woes, which has been on since 2019, has gotten to its prison inmates. What about them? The country’s economic crisis, which was made worse by the COVID-19 pandemic and a 2020 Beirut port explosion that left scores of casualties, has left citizens struggling to survive as they’re faced

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Political Tussle Triggers Constitutional Crisis In Pakistan

The Story A vote of “no confidence” against Prime Minister Imran Khan was blocked by the parliament’s speaker Asad Qaiser last week. That, and the subsequent dissolution of the National Assembly, has triggered a constitutional crisis. How? Explaining the reason for blocking the “no confidence” vote, Qaiser said the motion violated Article 5 of the

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