Fans Are Using Their World Cup IDs To Request Asylum

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppFive people used their World Cup IDs to enter Finland and then request asylum, the Finnish border said on Wednesday. Match ticket holders for this year’s World Cup have permittance to enter Russia without a visa. From there, they can travel across the country’s land border, which is shared with Finland. Finland is in the European Union’s Schengen zone, so it does not require passport checks while moving across borders. Those individuals who have requested Finnish asylum are Nigerian, Moroccan and Chinese nationals. Finnish border…

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Afghans who marched hundreds of miles for peace arrive in Kabul

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppOn Monday in Kabul, Afghanistan, 65 activists took to the streets to protest peace in a country where war has defined it for decades. “We want Peace!” and “No War!” This is what the people of Afghanistan screamed as they made their way across the Afghan capital, promoting a peaceful end to violence and death. All the activists were enthusiastic and passionate, however by the time they reached a historic mosque in the capital, many were dehydrated, exhausted, and had wounds to the body from…

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Israel Responds To Explosive Kites With Gaza Strikes

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppOn Monday night, Israel struck nine targets in northern Gaza in response to a launching of explosive and incendiary kites by Palestinians. These kites were just some of a series of kites and balloons from Gaza which were intended to explode or start fires in southern Israel. Israel has attempted to deal with the 400 fires and more than 6,000 acres of farmland which has been burned as a result of the explosives. The kites have caused over $2 million in damage the country is…

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What’s happening with oil prices?

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppThe US, Saudi Arabia, and Russia may be coming to an agreement Every automobile driver in the US knows that gas and oil prices are through the roof these days. A gallon of oil costs $67 today, compared to just $30 in 2014. Why is this the case, and what are countries doing to change that fact? According to President Trump, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is to blame, and he could be right. OPEC cut down on oil supply in early…

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U.S. and Turkey decide to withdraw Kurdish militia from Syrian city

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppIt has been decided by the U.S. and Turkey that Kurdish fighters will be withdrawn from the city of Manbij in North Syria. This is done in an effort to ease the growing tension between the two NATO allies. Both countries’ representatives had a meeting and released a statement where it was said that the plans targeted to ensure “security and stability” in the city. Their description of the plans and procedures have not been specific and very few details have been released, although the…

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