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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala prepares to take over as director-general of the World Trade Organization

A new leader reflects a changing world

Juliana Hubbard and Maira Vandiver February 25, 2021

On Feb. 15, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala made history as the first woman and African to be appointed as director-general of the World Trade Organization (WTO).  As the first woman and the first African to occupy...

Nigerian protestors call for SARS to be disbanded

Violence against Nigerian protesters

Catherine Lattanzi , Staff Writer October 29, 2020

With the presidential election looming, and the active threat of the COVID-19 crisis, Americans may overlook issues happening outside our borders.  For the past two weeks, Nigeria’s citizens have been...

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Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor 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...

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Aarushi Ahuja, World & Nation Editor December 1, 2017

Indonesia Mount Agung in Karangasem, Bali erupted this week for the first time in approximately 50 years. The eruption has filled the island with large clouds of ash and smoke, which the volcano has...

Naomi Díaz, left, and Lisa-Kaindé Díaz, right, of French-Cuban musical duo Ibeyi. By Maya Dagnino (Ibeyi) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Twin sisters release their second album, “Ash”

Mae Wood, Executive Copy Editor November 10, 2017

Two twin sisters, 12 distinct songs. Sisters Lisa-Kaindé Díaz and Naomi Díaz, who make up the duo “Ibeyi,” changed the world of music when they released their second album, “Ash,” on Sept....

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Aarushi Ahuja, World & Nation Editor November 10, 2017

United States On Sunday, Nov. 5, a gunman opened fire at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. At least 26 people were killed. According to CNN, the youngest was 17 months old and the oldest...

United Nations issue early warning to the US

United Nations issue early warning to the US

Daezia Rolling, Staff Writer September 8, 2017

On Aug. 18, the United Nations issued an early warning to the United States, based on recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia. During the rally in Charlottesville, VA, a car collided with a group...

Piracy resurges off Somalian coast

Abe Kenmore, Opinion Editor May 5, 2017

Piracy may have returned to the coast of Somalia. In a press conference at Camp Lemonnier, a U.S. naval base in Djibouti and the only U.S. military base in Africa, Secretary of Defense James Mattis...

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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...

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