July 9, 2021

Haiti requests US send troops following president’s assassination

Oleksii Liskonih/iStock (WASHINGTON) — Haiti’s government has requested the U.S. send troops to help stabilize the country and secure critical infrastructure like oil reserves and its […]
July 9, 2021

Taliban claim to control most of Afghanistan as US military exit looms

KeithBinns/iStock (NEW YORK) — The Taliban has claimed it now controls most of Afghanistan as the United States military withdrawal from the country looms and a […]
July 8, 2021

What Japan’s COVID-19 situation looks like on the cusp of Tokyo Olympics

PinkOmelet/iStock (TOKYO) — In the latest blow to a delayed and beleaguered Tokyo Olympics, officials on Thursday said a state of emergency had been declared due […]
July 8, 2021

Biden says military withdrawal from Afghanistan will conclude Aug. 31

MivPiv/iStock (WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden announced Thursday the drawdown of the U.S. military presence in Afghanistan will be completed by Aug. 31, as instability and […]