North and South Korea

This week, South Korea began dismantling loud speakers which had been used to send propaganda messages across the border between itself and North Korea for years.  The removal of these speakers is the latest in a series of gestures made since the two Korean leaders, South Korean President Moon Jae-in and…

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Syria

On April 7th, up to 75 men, women and children were killed and hundreds were injured in a chemical weapons attack in Douma in Syria. This is not the first time chemical weapons have been used during the country’s ongoing civil war. Other attacks include one in 2013 when 800…

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North Korea

This week tensions in the Korean Peninsula increased to a level not seen before, following the country’s testing of another nuclear bomb at the weekend. This latest test and its sixth since 2006, has prompted tough words from the United States who have suggested the North Korean regime and its…

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