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Eli Ridder

Eli Ridder is a journalism student at the University of Guelph-Humber and a senior correspondent for multiple independent publications including, but not limited to, The Anon Journal, Berning Media Network and the Ribbon. Find out more at

Turks surround Kurdish-held Afrin

Turkish forces said on Tuesday that had surrounded the Kurdish-held city of Afrin, the main objective of Turkey’s offensive into northwest Syria. A statement from Ankara said the armed forces, along with allied Syrian rebel groups, had also taken control of several key areas. A Kurdish source confirmed […]

Canada co-hosts major North Korea talks

Canada and the United States co-hosted a daylong summit for foreign ministers on the North Korean crisis, with delegates from 20 countries meeting in Vancouver to discuss increased sanctions and a peaceful, diplomatic resolution. Analysts described the conference, which notably did not include China and Russia, as an effort to […]