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September 8, 2017

Monsoon Flooding In India, Nepal and Bangladesh Flooding from monsoons in South Asia has led to over 1,200 deaths and directly impacted over 40 million people, according to the U.N. The Red Cross has said the flooding from this rainy season is the worst it has been in 40 years. Evacuation, potential...

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News in brief

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor

December 2, 2016

Colombia A plane carrying the Brazilian soccer team Associação Chapecoense de Futebol, 21 journalists and a crew of nine crashed on Nov. 28 near Medellin, Colombia. Of the 81 people on board, only six survived. Between 2009 and 2014, Chapecoense was promoted three times and reached Serie A, the...

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Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor

April 29, 2016

Germany President Barack Obama met with European leaders to discuss policy issues in Hannover, Germany. The visit did not go without controversy. Many activists protested the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. The TTIP is a proposed trade agreement between the U.S. and the European Union....

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Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor

February 12, 2016

Columbia The Constitutional Court of Colombia made a ruling prohibiting mining operations and petroleum projects from the country’s paramos regions. Paramos are moorland ecosystems typically found between elevations of 3,000 and 5,000 meters (9,843 to 16,404 feet). For many citizens, these paramos...

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Catherine Schurz, World and Nation Editor

September 21, 2012

New York City, USA The one-year anniversary of the well-known Occupy Movement, which began as an attempt to gain support for the 99% of Americans who fall below the upper-middle-class line, is being celebrated with great enthusiasm. Protestors are taking to the streets once again and already clas...