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Poroshenko condemns Russia

Poroshenko condemns Russia

Max Elkan, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018


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Ukraine’s President, Petro Poroshenko, said on Dec. 3 he would propose that Parliament declare martial law in the country after the Russian military attacked and seized three Ukrainian navy ships in the Black Sea. The Ukraine government has since imposed martial law on 10 of its 25 provinces in response...

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News in Brief

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor

November 2, 2018


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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...

Missiles delivered from Russia to Syria

Missiles delivered from Russia to Syria

Kiran Soma, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


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On Sept. 28, the Russian government announced that the delivery of S-300 missiles to Syria had commenced. This development comes in the aftermath of a friendly-fire incident on Sept. 17, in which the Syrian militia shot down a Russian military plane, killing the fifteen people onboard. The Russian...

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News in Brief

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor

September 21, 2018


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United States When Attorney General Jeff Sessions first recused himself from the Russia investigation in March 2017, President Trump defended him saying, “He could have stated his response more accurately, but it was clearly not intentional.” Trump has since reversed his view, saying, “I don...

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News in Brief

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor

September 14, 2018


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On Sept. 12, President Donald Trump signed an executive order authorizing sanctions against any countries or individuals found meddling in U.S. elections. The order instructs the intelligence community to monitor propaganda and attempts to influence U.S. elections. On Sept. 12, The European Union...

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News in Brief

April 20, 2018


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Puerto Rico On April 18, Puerto Rico suffered an island-wide power outage seven months after Hurricane Maria destroyed the island’s power grid. The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority blamed the outage on a tree falling on a power line and says that power should be restored in 24 to 36 hours. ...

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News in Brief

Aarushi Ahuja, World & Nation Editor

March 23, 2018


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Russia Vladimir Putin was re-elected the president of Russia on Sunday, March 18. Putin has been embroiled in controversy over the outcome of the election, as he has regularly been accused of targeting potential political opponents. U.S. President Donald Trump has received a great deal of backlash...

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News in Brief

January 19, 2018


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South Korea South Korea’s capital, Seoul, revealed emergency measures to be put in place against smog forming around the city. According to BBC, city officials waived public transportation fees during busier commuting hours starting on Monday, Jan. 15. The first of a related set of policies was ...

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News in Brief

Aarushi Ahuja, World & Nation Editor

October 6, 2017


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Cameroon On Oct. 2, at least eight people were killed in separatist rallies for independence in the English-speaking regions of Cameroon. The demonstrations were met with open fire by national security forces. As another response to the unrest, the federal government has blocked internet services in t...