World's Greatest Mayor Naheed Nenshi Will Not Seek Re-Election
Western Canada

World’s Greatest Mayor Naheed Nenshi Will Not Seek Re-Election

Reading Time: < 1 minute Nenshi could be making a possible run for a federal seat In 2010 Harvard academic Naheed Nenshi surprised Calgarians and the rest of Canada by becoming the first Muslim Mayor of a major Canadian city. To his credit, his campaign was seen as the first real mobilization of social media to elect a mayor. Nenshi’s Read More…

UNHCR On High Alert As Thousands Flee Attacks In Northern Mozambique
Africa

UNHCR On High Alert As Thousands Flee Attacks In Northern Mozambique

Reading Time: 2 minutes UNHCR staff prepare to distribute sleeping mats and blankets to families fleeing violence in Palma, northern Mozambique.  This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Babar Baloch – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. Image UNHCR/Martim Gray Pereira UNHCR, the Read More…

Massive Drop In British Passport Application Due To The Pandemic
United Kingdom COVID-19

Massive Drop In British Passport Application Due To The Pandemic

Reading Time: < 1 minute UK residence are encouraged to not leave their application to the last minute During the pandemic, Her Majesty’s Passport Office has seen a significant drop in the number of people applying for passports. In a normal year it processes around seven million passport applications, however in 2020 just over 4 million people applied for their passport. While Read More…