Médecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), also known as Doctors Without Borders, has raised alarms about the worsening conditions for internally displaced persons in South Sudan across Twic County, Warrap State. These reports come as the aid group’s ability to function is reportedly limited due to difficulty bringing medical supplies and staff into the country.
MSF moved

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and Belarusian Defense Minister Viktor Khrenin signed documents Thursday allowing Russian tactical nuclear weapons to be deployed on Belarusian territory. Russia will maintain control of the weapons in Belarus.
Shoigu and Khrenin emphasised that the collective West is “escalating threats” against them and that NATO’s military presence and activities have

Two Pakistani journalists remain missing Saturday following a call for their release from the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) on Thursday. Unidentified men allegedly seized the first journalist, BOL News anchor and president Sami Abraham on May 24 following the airing of several segments supporting former Prime Minister Imran Khan. The second journalist, Imran Riaz

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz vetoed a bill Thursday mandating rideshare companies provide their drivers a minimum wage and other benefits. The Governor’s Office did not offer specific reasons for the veto. Despite the veto, Walz stated he is committed to “fair wages and safe working conditions” for rideshare workers.
In place of the bill, Walz

The Australian Senate’s Community Affairs Committee released a report Friday calling for the Australian Government to improve access to reproductive healthcare following the Senate’s referral of an inquiry into the nation’s contraception and abortion services to the committee on September 28, 2022.
The accessibility issues identified arise due to Australia’s national drug scheduling system, administered

The Supreme Court of Russia ordered the liquidation of the People’s Freedom Party (PARNAS) as requested by the country’s justice ministry, according to Russian state news agency TASS. The Russian Ministry of Justice argued that the number of PARNAS’ regional offices dropped by 7, from 47 to 40, and law requires parties to have representative

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) announced Thursday that it will jointly investigate OpenAI, the company behind the artificial intelligence chatbot “ChatGPT,” with provincial privacy authorities in British Columbia, Alberta, and Quebec.
At the International Association of Privacy Professionals Canada Privacy Symposium 2023, federal Privacy Commissioner Philippe Dufresne said “[the OPC] will

A South Carolina state judge Friday temporarily blocked a newly-signed abortion ban that went into effect Thursday after being signed by South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster. The ban would have prohibited most abortions in the state from being performed after six weeks of pregnancy.
McMaster responded to the judge’s ruling, writing, “We will continue fighting

Human Rights Watch (HRW), as well as several Chadian organizations and news outlets, Friday announced that victims of the late President of Chad, Hissène Habré, have still not received their court-ordered reparations. This delay has continued for over seven years, following Habré’s conviction in Senegal in 2016.
In 2016, Habré was convicted of crimes