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News in Brief

News in Brief

Roman Raies, World & Nation Editor

December 7, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

France All across France, frustrations over high taxes erupted into massive protests in Paris over the first weekend of December. The “Yellow Vest” protestors, named for the yellow construction worker-style vests many of them wear, are protesting a French fuel tax which has placed a heavy burden o...

After years of violence, the Congo will know peace

Katy Andrews, Staff Writer

March 8, 2013


Filed under World & Nation

Bright times are ahead in the so-called “Heart of Darkness.” After 15 years of violence, genocide and the cultivation of child soldiers, the Democratic Republic of the Congo has signed a peace treaty. “No more blood must run,” Congolese President Joseph Kabila told USA Today before signing...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Catherine Schurz, World and Nation Section Editor

February 8, 2013


Filed under World & Nation

  London, UK The skeleton of King Richard III was discovered beneath a parking lot in Leicester. Scientists found 10 injuries on the body, including fatal wounds from a battle in 1485. The skeleton is being used to reconstruct images of the King’s face and body. Moscow, Russia The French P...