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Orlando Shootings: Why Gun Control is Out of the Question

Our hearts go out to the victims who died in the Orlando Shootings on 12 June. The massacre goes down as another one of America’s gun violence statistics. The attack is categorised as a terrorist act and hate crime, but the conversation has been diverted away from gun control. The …

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ISIS and terrorism : Istanbul attack

Suicide Bomb Attack in Center of Istanbul 2016 has just started and terrorism strikes again. This time in Istanbul, Turkey, on Tuesday the 12th of January, where a suicide bomb attack killed ten people. The beauty of Istanbul ’s monuments mixes, on a quiet sunny morning around 10am local time, …

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The Biggest Moments of 2015

2015 is almost coming to an end so let’s review what events have made international headlines. 7 January, Charlie Hebdo Shootings, Paris Gunmen stormed into the satirical magazine’s offices and murdered 10 journalists, and killed two policemen during their escape. The attacks were in response to the magazine’s latest depiction of …

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Media and Terrorism: Don’t Play Their Game

The media have covered the Paris attacks with macabre precision. The BBC created a model of the inside of Bataclan, with arrows pointing to where the gunmen fired first and to the emergency exit through which the crowd tried to escape. Italian newspaper “La Stampa” reported the story of a …

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Why The Paris Attacks Got More Media Attention

The Paris attacks have united people to stand in solidarity against terrorism and to grieve for those who died. On Facebook you see friends putting up an image of the French flag on their profile pictures while Twitter is inundated with #PrayforParis hashtags. Across the globe, citizens have dedicated vigils to …

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Mali Hotel Attacks: What we know so far?

On the morning of 20th of November, between 7:00am and 7:30 am, two islamist gunmen entered into the Radisson Blue Hotel in Bamako, one of the most luxurious hotels in Mali capital. Some reports suggest they were driving a vehicle with diplomatic plates, which would suggest they got in without …

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Paris Attacks: Major Terrorist Strikes Now and Before

The world mourns for the victims who died in the Paris Attacks this month. Global leaders have joined together pledging to put an end to the Islamic State.  The blasts and shootings killed 129 people and more than 200 wounded. Since the September 11 attacks, George W. Bush vowed that the …

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Paris Attacks: How the World Reacted

Pray for Paris In what appears to be the deadliest terror attacks in France in many decades, at least 127 people were reported killed in Paris on Friday night as a series of deadly attacks was staged across the capital city. Some reports say another 200 were injured, as many as 80 seriously. Since …

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Massacres in Chad and Somalia. New acts of terrorism

Terror in Somalia and Chad New violences in Africa. Now it’s the time of Mogadishu, Somalia, where an armed group called Al Shabab has attacked a hotel in the heart of the capital of Somalia. Someone talks about twenty victims. And in the same hour in Chad there was another …

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Why it’s now or never for Russia to save Assad

Russia’s decision to send in military airstrikes to assist Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad has drawn international condemnation. Since the outpour of Syrian migrants making their way to Western Europe, world leaders have become more desperate to end the civil war once and for all. The conflict has ravaged the country …

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