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April 7, 2020

United Kingdom Prince Harry and Meghan Markle recently announced their intentions to step down from their royal duties and settle in North America. This rupture in the royal family is one of the most...

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March 15, 2019

Afghanistan A misunderstanding led to a firefight between allied American and Afghan troops, ending with American forces destroying an Afghan base by air-strike on May 13. According to the New York...

John Bolton threatens ICC with sanctions

National Security Advisor John Bolton speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Maryland. // Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore
September 21, 2018

John Bolton denounced the International Criminal Court for attempting to prosecute U.S. operatives for war crimes committed in Afghanistan. In response to ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda’s declaration...

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September 7, 2018

U.S. Donald Trump’s second supreme court nomination pick Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination hearing began on Sept. 4 with calls from Democrats for him to withhold his own nomination until more details...

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February 2, 2018

France On Jan. 25, hundreds of residents of France incited brawls in supermarkets over Nutella pricing. These “Nutella riots” were a result of Intermarché, a supermarket chain, cutting the price...

Student presentation impresses community

September 30, 2016

“I came to the United States when I was 15 years old to a boarding school in New York,” said sophomore  and Bonner scholar Hadis Daqiq. Leaving behind her family, friends and rigid culture in Afghanistan,...

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February 19, 2016

Afghanistan The United Nations published a report indicating the number of civilian casualties in Afghanistan during 2015 was the highest since recordkeeping began in 2009. Last year, the U.N. logged...

News in Brief: 3/27/2015

March 27, 2015

India In a 200-page ruling, the Indian supreme court struck down a law banning offensive comments on social media, according to The Guardian. The law, section 66a of an amendment to the Information...

Elections in Afghanistan cause for cautious optimism

Elections in Afghanistan cause for cautious optimism
April 18, 2014

Fifty-eight. That is roughly the percentage of eligible voters who showed up to the polls across the nation of Afghanistan on April 5. “Despite Taliban threats to attack polling stations nationwide,...

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