Ana is a Senior Global Affairs Editor for the Oxford Blue for HT21. She is going into her third year studying Philosophy, Politics and Economics at St Edmund Hall. When not in Oxford, she lives in Bucharest, Romania.
Global Affairs

Link between AstraZeneca vaccine and thrombosis confirmed by French Agency for the Safety of Health Products

The ASNM has confirmed the existence of a limited risk of atypical thrombosis from the AstraZeneca vaccine. The investigation followed new cases of the rare thrombosis occurring shortly after receiving the AstraZeneca jab in France, including two deaths. The Agence française de sécurité sanitaire des produits de santé (French Agency for the Safety of Health Read More…

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Navalny’s sentencing ruins Putin’s reputation at home and abroad

Featured image: “File:Alexey Navalny’s meeting at Bolotnaya Square 2013-09-09 5075.jpg” by putnik is licensed under CC BY 3.0 The arrest and subsequent trial of anti-Putin activist Alexei Navalny prompted mass protests across Russia, garnering the support of tens of thousands of people in more than 100 cities and towns in Russia, with numbers only rising.  Almost half are participating Read More…

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Rising food costs in Lebanon spark riots

Thousands of protesters across Lebanon blocked roads and marched through the streets as a response to rising food prices and to the lira’s rapid devaluation. The demonstrations that broke out quickly turned into riots as the protesters vandalizing and setting banks on fire. Tripoli saw the largest number of protests last Monday, amid claims that Read More…

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Rising child murder rates in South Africa intensify parole reform efforts

The South African capital of Cape Town has suffered a worrying increase in the number of murders recorded, especially in those of children and women. This has sparked nationwide fury and repeated calls for action from the government and the police. The anger was initially evoked by the murder of seven-year-old Tazne van Wyk. The Read More…