Death Toll Rises to over 300 due to Riots in South Africa

South Africa witnessed one of its most violent weeks since the democratic elections of 1994. Riots and looting this past week have so far left an official death toll of 337 and this figure will surely change as more bodies are discovered amongst the carnage that has been left. From being on…

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How to Stay Safe While Conducting Business In Turkey

On Oct. 6 2019, the United States opted to withdraw American forces from Kurdish-controlled areas in northeastern Syria. Turkey then attacked the area on Oct. 9. Turkey views the Kurds as terrorists, but the Kurds, a minority ethnic group, have helped the United States in its ongoing fight against…

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Chikungunya Virus Confirmed in 10 People on St. Martin

\nU.S. health officials issued an advisory on Wednesday about travel to the Caribbean island of St. Martin due to concerns about a mosquito-borne virus.\n\nThe Asian tiger mosquito may spread to new areas as a result of global warming, a study shows. The CDC warns it's carrying Chikungunya virus in…

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Nigerian Hot Spots

North-eastern Nigeria is under a state of emergency as Boko Haram attempts to create an Islamist state there.┬áThe Boko Haram group - whose name means "Western education is forbidden" - wants to establish Islamic law in Nigeria. Drive-by motorbike assassinations of politicians and policemen became…

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