Pakistan’s PM is Ousted (Again)

Pakistan’s high-stakes Panama Papers corruption case seems to be over, and the verdict is not good for Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The court has removed him from office, even though elections are not scheduled for nearly a year. In the meantime, he has to choose an interim prime minister, but this definitely makes things even more interesting for Pakistan’s most popular opposition politician, former cricketer Imran Khan. One detail of particular interest in this case? Some of the most important evidence hinges around the history of the Calibri font.


Massive Russian Military Maneuvers

Russia’s relatively usual Eastern European military drills are once again scheduled for late August. Unusually however, are the declared number of troops that will be participating is rather large: up to 100,000 throughout Russia, Belarus, and the Baltic Sea. Russia’s military is definitely ramping up, it will be interesting to see how this plays out.