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The Guilfordian

The student news site of Guilford College

The Guilfordian

The student news site of Guilford College

The Guilfordian

Kaavan, the world’s loneliest elephant, greets guests at the zoo where he lives in Islamabad, Pakistan.

The world’s loneliest elephant

Freddie Stultz, Staff Writer December 11, 2020

Kaavan is an elephant that was born in Sri Lanka; in 1985, he was given to a run-down zoo in Islamabad, Pakistan. He has been in Pakistan since he was a year old, but recently many social activists have...

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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...

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November 17, 2017

Zimbabwe On Tuesday, Nov. 14, the Zimbabwean army assumed country-wide control, stating that it was “removing criminals” surrounding Robert Mugabe, the country’s president. According to Aljazeera,...

India-Pakistan cricket match prevented

Quinn Johnson, Staff Writer November 6, 2015

Pakistan and India are notorious for being archrivals in the cricket world. Tempers recently flared when far-right Hindu nationalists from the Shiv Sena party attacked the Board of Control for Cricket...

News in Brief: 4/10/15

Abe Kenmore, World & Nation Editor April 10, 2015

India Police are accused of using excessive force after a battle with red sandalwood smugglers killed 20 suspects, according to the BBC. Red sandalwood (prized in furniture making) was banned from sale...

News in Brief

Abe Kenmore, World and Nation Editor September 5, 2014

ISIS-controlled territory: The Islamic State released a video Tuesday showing the execution of the American journalist, Steven Sotloff, according to The Wall Street Journal. He is the second American journalist...

News and Brief: World and Nation

Rishab Revankar, World and Nation Editor March 8, 2014

Simferopol, Ukraine  According to CNN, Russian President Vladimir Putin is not committed to annexing Ukraine’s Crimea region amidst the unfolding crisis in Ukraine. However, Putin insists on Russia’s...

Earthquakes shake the world: four countries hit last week

Josh Barker, Staff Writer May 3, 2013

Researchers predict that an earthquake will hit the U.S. West Coast, affecting Northern California to British Columbia. The earthquake is projected to be so powerful that it will kill at least 10,000 and...

Pakistan’s election fever heated as Taliban commit numerous suicide bombings

Christianna Van Dalsen, Staff Writer April 26, 2013

Pakistan has election fever. A crumbling economy, due to the energy crisis and the currently ostracized government, is turning up the heat as the election next month draws near. The most pressing issue...

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