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News in Brief

News in Brief

Aarushi Ahuja, World & Nation Editor

October 6, 2017

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...

News in Brief

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor

April 22, 2016

United Kingdom An online poll by the National Environment Research Council in the United Kingdom to name a high-tech polar research ship ended. While users chose the name “Boaty McBoatface,” the name may not be used at all. Minister of Universities and Science Jo Johnson indicated to Newsweek...

NATO’s actions could cause next cold war

NATO’s actions could cause next cold war

William Bryer, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016

The weather was unusually warm for February in Munich, but the discussion was cold. “We are rapidly rolling into a period of a new Cold War,” said Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. This emphatic statement was but one of the significant comments made at the 2016 Munich Security Conference. From...

IAAF bans Russia from international sports events

Maksym Kosachevskyy

December 4, 2015

Imagine running a marathon. After months of hard training, you place first in the race. Much to your surprise, however, you are then disqualified, your prize money is taken away and you are banned from participating in future events. That is what Victor Ugarov experienced on Nov. 15 after winning...

News in brief: Week of 4/24/15

Abe Kenmore, World & Nation Editor

April 24, 2015

Costa Rica Dr. Brian Kubicki, a Minnesotan scientist in Costa Rica, has found a new species of frog that looks remarkably like The Muppet’s host, Kermit the Frog, according to CBC. The frog, which is a species of glass frogs, has large, white eyes and a translucent belly, through which its organs...

Russian-Ukraine conflict exacerbated by cease-fire violation

Reese Setzer, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014

Less than 48 hours after a cease-fire was declared between the Ukraine and Russian-backed rebels, loud booms were heard in the port city of Mariupol as well as in Donetsk. The cease-fire was agreed upon at talks between representatives of Ukraine, the rebels, Russia and the Organization for Security...

Russia’s bold action forces US subtlety

Maile Munro, Staff Writer

April 4, 2014

U.S. as world police: why America should stay far from the crimean quagmire On March 18, President Vladimir Putin welcomed Crimea back into the arms of its mother, Russia. Russia’s annexation of the Crimean peninsula, which violated international laws of acquiring territory, has sent shock waves...

Goofordian: New Ukrainian President 2 Chainz shines like trophy

Goofordian: New Ukrainian President 2 Chainz shines like trophy

Aditya Garg, Head of PR for President Chainz

March 28, 2014

Disclaimer: This story is a part of our April Fool’s edition, The Goofordian. This story was created by Guilfordian staff and is not based in fact. Political and social unrest. Civil strife. On the brink of all-out war. Enter 2 Chainz? Following Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych’s removal ...