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Lava river flows from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano

The Hawaii Army National Guard released aerial footage of lava flowing from the Kilauea volcano on Saturday (June 16). Kilauea’s eruption began around six weeks ago, devastating Hawaii’s Big Island. The volcano has destroyed hundreds of houses and has caused the evacuation of entire communities. The footage shows lava rivers breaking into various streams, some […]

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IFRC chief calls on EU to uphold human values

The secretary-general of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies has urged European countries to uphold human values regarding the handling of refugees As Sy said refugee migration is a situation to manage humanely rather than a crisis to solve. He called on European countries to follow Spain’s lead in accepting refugees. […]

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Afghan govt. unilaterally extends ceasefire

The Afghan president unilaterally extends an ongoing ceasefire with the Taliban militant group. A spokesman for the president said the truce which is due to end on June twentieth will be extended by ten days. The government notes that security forces can defend themselves against any militant attack. This after the Taliban rejected calls for […]

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Daesh becoming a real challenge in Afghanistan

It was in 2014 when Daesh first appeared in Afghanistan. Since then, the Takfiri group has made footholds in Nangarhar province and elsewhere in the country, despite the government’s efforts to contain them. In addition to its ground expansion, Daesh has also conducted a series of terror attacks targeting the heart of Afghan cities, including […]

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The Debate – Afghanistan Peace?

intro: For the first time ever since the 2001 US invasion of Afghanistan, Taliban militants and govt. forces lay down their arms and avoided conflict. They even went as far as celebrating the major Muslim festivity, eid al fitr together taking selfies with each other. Then shortly afterward they both came under a deadly Daesh […]

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Red Cross urges Europe to support migrants

The head of the Red Cross has called on European countries to follow Spain’s lead after the country took in a rejected refugee ship. At a news conference in Valencia, Elhadj Asy said European states need to offer solidarity and support to migrants seeking to enter their countries. His remarks come hours after a naval […]