An overview of Venezuela

Venezuela is a Latin-American country with a warm, tropical weather. It has beaches and mountains, beautiful flora and fauna, and, above all, kind people. However, for the past seventeen years it has been struggling with a non-democratic regime, which has led to high levels of insecurity (according to Forbes Magazine, Caracas is the second most …


Two lawmakers among 10 killed in hotel attack in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia — The Al Qaeda-affiliated, Al Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the hotel attack, saying its fighters detonated a car, laden with explosives, at the gate of the Ambassador Hotel on Makka Al Mukarama St in Mogadishu on Wednesday at around 5:45 pm local time.


Former dictator of Chad, Hissène Habré, sentenced to life in prison

Eight years of dictatorship, 40,000 murders, 200,000 cases of torture, and over 12,000 human rights violations, including rape and sexual enslavement, has finally been brought to justice. Former dictator of Chad, Hissène Habré (aged 73), who ruled the country from 1982 to 1990, has been charged with life imprisonment for grave human rights violations.