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Crowds at Catalan President Carles Puigdemont’s speech on Oct. 3 were disappointed to learn that Catalonia’s independence would be delayed to allow for negotiations with leaders in Madrid, according to the New York Times. After declaring independence on Oct. 1, separatists expected Mr. Puidgemont to affirm this declaration ...
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North Korea stole a huge cache of classified documents last year when they breached the computer network of the South Korean military. These documents included a wartime contingency plan jointly constructed by the United States and South Korea, said Mr. Rhee Cheol-hee, a South Korean lawmaker on Tuesday. ...
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Venezuelan opposition leaders urged people to take to the streets to protest last Wednesday, as they continue to mount the largest demonstrations yet against President Nicolás Maduro. Protests across Venezuela have been going strong for over three weeks. Wednesday’s protest coincided with a national holiday marking the beginning ...
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Last week the White House ordered an American aircraft carrier into the Sea of Japan in an attempt to send a clear deterrent to North Korea and provide President Trump with more options should he choose to take a more aggressive approach in dealing with the country’s disconcerting ...
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The recent Turkish election effectively changed the country’s Parliamentary system to a Presidency. The new president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, will have expanded powers that the former prime minister did not have. The referendum ended in a narrow win for the new system, with only 51 percent of the ...
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Two Coptic Christian churches were targeted by a bomb attack on Palm Sunday. The patriarch of the Egyptian Coptic church, Pope Tawadros II, was presiding over mass in the Cathedral of St. Mark in Alexandria when a suicide bomber detonated explosives at the entrance, killing 17 and injuring ...
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Last Monday’s bomb blast in a subway in St. Petersburg, Russia, resulted in the deaths of 11 people. ABC News reports, another 45 civilians were sent to the hospital, due to what “Russia’s Investigative Committee call[s] an ‘undetermined explosive device.’” This recent terrorist attack and others in the ...
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Unrelenting, heavy rains this past Friday caused three rivers surrounding the city of Mocoa to overflow, wreaking havoc and destruction throughout the city. More than 1,500 rescue workers raced to the wreckage in Mocoa Sunday, to find survivors. according to the New York Times. The deadly mudslide killed ...
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  On Thursday the United States launched dozens of missiles on Syria in retaliation against the Syrian government’s chemical weapons attack this week, which claimed over 100 lives. “It is in this vital national security interest of the United States to prevent and deter the spread and use ...
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Estimates of more than 60,000 Russians participated in an anti-corruption protest against Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev last Sunday according to Boston Globe. Protesters demonstrated on the streets of 82 Russian cities carrying sneakers and rubber ducks, NBC News reports. Many of the rallies were unauthorized, including the ones ...
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