Proximity Politics

Few countries have supported Ukraine’s fight against Russia more than Lithuania, a former Soviet republic on the Baltic Sea bordering Russia whose leaders have made eminently clear that they will live free of Moscow’s influence or die. For example, earlier this year, Lithuania’s President Gitanas Nausėda...

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Catching Up

Fiji’s high court on Thursday sentenced former Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama to one year in prison for influencing a 2019 graft investigation while he governed the Pacific Island nation, the Guardian reported. The case is centered on allegations of financial mismanagement at the University of the...

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Back to Business

Kenyan doctors returned to work Friday, two days after they reached an agreement with the government to end nearly two months of strikes that crippled hospitals and left patients in limbo, the Voice of America reported. On Wednesday, the government and the doctors’ union which represents...

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Hopping to New Heights

In Australia and the neighboring island of New Guinea, paleontologists have found evidence of three unknown extinct species of kangaroos, the Independent reported. All three species existed between 5 million and 40,000 years ago and belong to a genus that has since disappeared, Protemnodon. Though fossils of...

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