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Ships set to house asylum seekers refused entry to Edinburgh dock

Barges set to house migrants as part of the Illegal Migration Bill have been refused permission to dock in Edinburgh. A ship was denied berth in Leith Docks, mirroring similar…

Libya’s second civil war and the EU: a way forward

Libya has been in turmoil since Muammar al-Gaddafi was toppled during the Arab Spring in 2011. Armed groups, “city-states” and tribal factions have all been competing for control. In 2015,…

UN Climate Action Summit follows WMO Report

“You are failing us” was the headline-grabbing statement from Greta Thunberg’s four-and-a-half-minute address to world leaders at last Monday’s UN Climate Action Summit. Though many world leaders were in attendance,…

Should we bid adieu to nuclear weapons?

Nuclear weapons have been at the forefront of international concern since the end of the second World War. As a response to this ongoing issue, the United Nations (UN) decided…

UN Assembly convenes to discuss growing antibiotic resistance

The UN Assembly convened last week to discuss how to tackle the growing problem of antibiotic resistance. Underscoring the importance of the problem Peter Thompson, President of the General Assembly,…