In September 2021, gas prices in Europe began to surge, leading to fears of gas shortages for energy supply for the winter. The Gazette’s Ryan Toh has dug deeper into the issue to shed light on what led to Europe’s energy crisis and how they plan to approach future energy policies.
Jan 10: United States (US) officials raise the possibility of restricting military manoeuvres and missile deployments in Eastern Europe, North Korea successfully tests hypersonic missile, Armed bandits attack the northwestern Nigerian state of Zamfara, leaving an estimated 200 dead.
North America: Mexico’s government announced last Thursday (Jan 6) that President-elect Gabriel Boric of Chile
Dec 20: The French flag in Mali’s military base was lowered last Tuesday (Dec 14) after their forces left the city of Timbuktu after nine years, Two police officers and a suspected attacker were killed in bomb blasts at Colombia’s airport, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party suffered a massive loss during the recent by-election last Friday (Dec 17).
North America: The United States (US) Congress passed a bill last Thursday (Dec 16) that
Dec 13: The EU and US have coordinated efforts against Russia should Moscow proceed with an invasion of Ukraine, Cambodia’s Hun Sen expressed that he will “work with” the Myanmar Junta, Nicaragua formally breaks diplomatic ties with Taiwan in favour of Beijing’s “One China” policy.
North America: Tornadoes that swept across the American Midwest on Saturday night (Dec 11) left
Dec 6: Conservative US Supreme Court Justices signal support for abortion restrictions, Iran nuclear talks stall again as Tehran strengthens stance, Hunger in Latin America up by 30 per cent from last year – highest in last 20 years.
North America: The first Omicron case was detected in the US last Wednesday (Dec 1)
Nov 15: China and the United States to Cooperate in Tackling Climate Change, Iranian General Warns Israel will be “Destroyed” if War Waged, Ethiopia’s Tigray Region Experiences “Systemic Blockade.”
North America: Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega won the presidential election last Monday (Nov 8), making
Nov 8: US House of Representatives passes US$1 trillion infrastructure bill, Tigray forces join hands with nine opposition groups in coalition against Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega set to win a fourth term in widely-criticised election.
North America: The United States House of Representatives passed a US$1 trillion (S$1.35 trillion) infrastructure
Oct 25: Hundreds of students marched into DRC’s parliament building demanding higher pay for their teachers, At least 11 people were killed after the Syrian army shelled the residential area of Ariha, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte takes full responsibility for the massive drug war.
North America: The US Army announced the killing of senior Al-Qaeda leader Abdul Hamid al-Matar
Oct 11: The World Health Organisation (WHO) approves world’s first Malaria vaccine for use in Africa, The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has voted to stop formal investigations of war crimes in Yemen, Multiple world leaders have been implicated in the Pandora Papers, a leak that has uncovered the offshore shell companies in which people hide their wealth.
North America: United States (US) officials converged with Afghanistan’s Taliban in Qatar for their first
Jul 5: US and NATO forces leave Afghanistan base, shooting rampage in Haiti, Israel conducts fourth air raid on the Gaza Strip
North America Lightning strikes have resulted in more than 130 wildfires in Canada last Wednesday