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Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor April 16, 2017

Montenegro Montenegro’s accession to NATO may soon become a reality. On April 11, U.S. President Donald Trump signed a ratification protocol for the Baltic state’s entrance into the organization....

Police watch a student protest on Oct. 22, 2015. The students managed to convince President Jacob Zuma to suspend tuition increases for a year.

South African students protest rising tuition, inequality

Maksym Kosachevskyy, Staff Writer November 6, 2015

On Oct. 23, the largest student protest since 1974 occurred in South Africa. In the nation’s capital, Pretoria, thousands of college students objected to an 11.5 percent tuition hike proposed by universities...

Xenophobic attacks in South Africa leave several dead

Zachary Lindsey, Staff Writer May 1, 2015

South Africa, often known as the Rainbow Nation because of the country’s multicultural diversity, is going through an outbreak of xenophobic killing. Currently, 300 suspects have been arrested for anti-immigrant...

News in Brief October 24, 2014

Justyn Melrose, Editor in Chief October 24, 2014

Mursitpinar, Turkey After repeatedly refusing to allow Iraqi Kurdish forces to cross the Turkish-Syrian border, Turkey is now permitting the military to cross and combat ISIS in Kobani, Syria, according...

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...

History in the making: new discoveries that change everything

Josh Barker, Staff Writer April 12, 2013

There is a lot left to learn about this world. Over the last year, there have been a number of highly important scientific and historic discoveries made. Among these discoveries is the world’s oldest...

Rhino poaching crisis: today, tomorrow, how much longer?

Rishab Revankar , Staff Writer March 29, 2013

High above the vast grasslands of South Africa’s Kruger National Park, a helicopter armed with tranquilizer guns zeroes in on its prey: a black rhinoceros bull. With its target locked, the helicopter...

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Catherine Schurz, World and Nation Section Editor March 8, 2013

OHIO, USA Throughout February, Oberlin College discovered racial slurs displayed across campus, such as “n----- oven” graffiti in an elevator and “whites only” written above a water fountain....

Paralympian Pistorius kills girlfriend in South Africa

Rishab Revankar, Staff Writer March 1, 2013

Pretoria, South Africa. Feb. 14, 3:20 a.m.: legendary Paralympian Oscar Pistorius shot and killed celebrity-model girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. The prosecution alleges it was murder in cold blood, but Pistorius...

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