The Guilfordian

News in Brief

News in Brief

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor

November 2, 2018

Pakistan On Oct. 31, Pakistan’s highest court ordered the release of a Christian woman who had been sentenced to death for blasphemy. The move set off a wave of backlash from hard-line Islamists and praise from human rights advocates. Prime minister Imran Khan expressed support for blasphemy la...

News in Brief

News in Brief

September 22, 2017

Mexico Over 116 people have died in a magnitude 7.1 earthquake affecting Mexcio City and nearby states, as of Sept. 19. 3.8 million central Mexico residents have experienced a disruption in electricity services, and public schools have been closed in Puebla, Mexico City and Guerrero until further...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor

March 10, 2017

China Sex education textbooks published by Beijing Normal University have sparked a debate about what is and is not appropriate to teach primary school-age students. According to the South China Morning Post, the textbooks are geared to 6 to 12-year-olds and provide information about sexual anatomy,...

News in Brief 11/7/14

Abe Kenmore, World and Nation editor

November 7, 2014

Mexico City, Mexico: The elusive mayor of Iguala, Jose Luis Abarca, who has been on the run since the well-publicized massacre of six students and the disappearance of 43 more over a month ago, has finally been apprehended according to the BBC. The mayor was found with his wife, María de los Ángel...