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Kiran Soma, World & Nation Editor November 18, 2019

India Flights to and from the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi were diverted on Nov. 3 as visibility became too poor due to extreme pollution. Air quality indexes reached “hazardous”...

Journalist Jamal Khashoggi killed in Istanbul

Max Elkan and Brendan Shoemaker November 2, 2018

On Oct. 2, Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi went missing after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey to finalize his marriage. Two weeks after his disappearance, the Saudi government...

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April 20, 2018

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...

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Aarushi Ahuja, World & Nation Editor January 26, 2018

Turkey Turkey will be extending its current military campaign in Syria to the Kurdish controlled state of Manbij, according to The Guardian. The plan was announced on Wednesday, Jan. 24 by the Turkish...

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January 19, 2018

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...

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Recognizing the past during Thanksgiving

Liam Devine-Carter, Staff Writer November 3, 2017

Food, joy, generosity, family. These are just a few of the words that come to mind when thinking of Thanksgiving. They’re generally sentimental words that bring about warm images of your family and friends....

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Aarushi Ahuja, Staff Writer May 5, 2017

Venezuela Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro supports rewriting the national constitution. His proposal would reorganize the existing legislative body and change the election system to “direct and...

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, president of Turkey since 2014, is in favor of the referendum that passed on Sunday, April 16, 2017. The referendum will give more executive powers to Erdoğan. // Photo courtesy of flickr.com, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

Turkish referendum offers power to the president

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-In-Chief April 28, 2017

While half the country is singing praises of the president, the other half is shouting for a revolution. On April 16, a national referendum passed, giving Turkish President Recep Erdogan more power...

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Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor March 25, 2016

Belgium On March 22, two explosions rocked the main terminal of the Brussels Airport in Zaventem. A third blast occurred at the Maelbeek metro station near the center of the Belgian capital. According...

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