Daily Global Issues Brief - May 6, 2016 (headlines)
Everyone denies responsibility for the “seemingly calculated attack” on an internally displaced persons (IDPs) camp as the world issues the strongest condemnations. Was it an airstrike or a ground rocket shelling? Either way, what will be the consequences for this heinous war crime?
NIGERIA: The demands of the militants center around greater share of oil profits for fishermen & farming communities destroyed by oil pollution.
As expected, Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un was celebrated for his achievements making North Korea a nuclear-armed state. An aspirational claim at best, but not impossible in the near future. What a diplomatic pickle this is!
#GoodStoryFriday: The new app Access Earth will allow people rate places around the world – restaurants, hotels and other tourist attractions – based on how accessible they are to people with mobility disabilities.