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News in Brief

Roman Raies, World & Nation Editor

February 22, 2019


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Ukraine  Russian lawmakers voted on Feb. 19 to ban the use of smartphones or recording devices by the military after journalists used the digital traces of smart devices to expose state secrets. Pictures and videos posted online by Russian soldiers contradict the government’s claims that Russian soldiers...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Aarushi Ahuja, World and Nation Editor

March 16, 2018


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South Korea On Friday night, March 10, the Winter Paralympics opened in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The games are the largest Paralympics ever held to date, and the atmosphere of the opening ceremony was said to be more cheery than in the past. At the 2014 Paralympics, for example, Ukraine sent onl...

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Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor

April 29, 2016


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Germany President Barack Obama met with European leaders to discuss policy issues in Hannover, Germany. The visit did not go without controversy. Many activists protested the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. The TTIP is a proposed trade agreement between the U.S. and the European Union....

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Nicole Zelniker, World & Nation Editor

November 6, 2015


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Canada Canada’s recently elected Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will face a major political decision on whether or not to bail out Bombardier, Inc., a multinational transportation company based in Canada. The government of Quebec has already committed to give $1 billion to Bombardier, and they want...

News in Brief: 8 trends to watch out for this year

Abe Kenmore, World & Nation Editor

February 20, 2015


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The rise of India: India’s economic growth, according to a recent story in The Economist, may surpass China’s in the next year or two. Last year, their gross domestic product grew by 7.5 perecent. China’s GDP, on the other hand, grew only 7.4 percent, its slowest growth in 24 years, according...

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Abe Kenmore, World & Nation Editor

September 19, 2014


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Kiev, Ukraine: The Ukrainian parliament has finally agreed to integrate with the EU, according to the Guardian. The refusal of former president Yanukovych to sign this bill sparked the Euromaiden protests last year, which resulted in Yanukovych’s effective resignation. The parliament also approv...

Russian-Ukraine conflict exacerbated by cease-fire violation

Reese Setzer, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014


Filed under World & Nation

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


Filed under Opinion

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


Filed under Top Stories, World & Nation

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 ...