News Roundup 10/18/19

by | Oct 18, 2019

News Roundup 10/18/19

by | Oct 18, 2019

US News

  • The US restores aid to Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvidor. The aid was cut because Trump felt these countries were not doing enough to help stop refugees from coming to the US. [Link]
  • The US sent a warship into the Black Sea. This is the 7th US warship to enter the sea this year. Last year the US sent five warships into the Black Sea. [Link]
  • The US is reported to have offered North Korea partial sanctions relief in exchange for North Korea getting rid of key parts of its nuclear program. [Link]

Catalonia

  • Protests continue to Catalonia as the Spanish government has imprisoned the region’s former leadership. The protests have seen over 100 injured a dozen people arrested. The Catalan leadership has now called for a new independence referendum. [Link]

Kashmir

  • Reports claim that five people have been killed in Kashmir. In one incident, Indian forces killed three militants. Two civilians are reported to have been killed by militants in separate incidents. [Link]

Afghanistan 

  • Preliminary Afghan election results will be delayed a week to ten days. Both election front runners have claimed victory. [Link]

Syria

  • The White House releases a letter Trump sent to Erdogan on October 9th. The letter tells Erdogan not to invade Syria. [Link]
  • The US made a ceasefire agreement with Turkey. The deal will last five days and allow the Syrian Kurds to withdraw from the “safe zone” along the Turkish border. [Link]
  • Kurdish forces claim 218 civilians have been killed in the Turkish invasion. [Link]]

Nigeria

  • Nigerian police free 500 people from an Islamic school. About 200 of those freed were regularly abused. [Link]

Related Articles

Related

News Roundup 7/8/20

News Roundup 7/8/20

US News A new law in northeastern Italy gives the government the power to arrest people who refuse Covid treatment. [Link] CENTCOM top Gen. Kenzie says he did not see a “causative link” between the alleged Russian bounties to the Taliban and the deaths of US soldiers...

read more
News Roundup 7/7/20

News Roundup 7/7/20

US News The NYPD culture of impunity has allowed a police officer to keep his job for 18 years and receive thousands in raises even though the officer has routinely raped people on the side of the road. The city has paid out nearly a million dollars because of the...

read more
News Roundup 7/6/20

News Roundup 7/6/20

US News Two Oklahoma police officers were charged with second-degree murder after they tased a man to death by shocking him 50 times. [Link] The anti-privacy EARN IT Act passes out of a Senate committee. [Link] The US sent two aircraft carriers into the South China...

read more
News Roundup 7/3/20

News Roundup 7/3/20

US News Jeffery Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell has been arrested in New Hampshire by the FBI on charges related to the dead sex trafficker. [Link] Large US corporations are threatening to pull ads from Facebook in an effort to get the social network to censor...

read more
News Roundup 7/2/20

News Roundup 7/2/20

US News Seattle’s mayor ordered the police to clear the CHAZ. [Link] Minneapolis’ city council has spent $63,000 of taxpayer money to hire private security for themselves. [Link] A family had to demolish their home after a SWAT team destroyed it trying to remove a...

read more
News Roundup 7/1/20

News Roundup 7/1/20

US News The Supreme Court ruled against a strict Louisiana abortion law. Chief Justice John Roberts joined the liberal members in a 5-4 decision. [Link] The Colorado police officers that killed Elijah McClain were placed on paid leave after photos surfaced showing...

read more

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This