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Recap: November 23 – 29

Recap: November 23 – 29

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

November 29, 2015

International Affairs Turkey shoots down Russian warplane on Syria border "Turkish warplanes have shot down a Russian military aircraft on the border with Syria. Russian President Vladimir Putin said the Su-24 was hit by air-to-air missiles fired by Turkish F-16s while it was flying over Syrian...

Recap: November 9 – 15

Recap: November 9 – 15

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

November 15, 2015

International Affairs Myanmar election: Suu Kyi's NLD wins landslide victory "Myanmar's opposition National League for Democracy [NLD] has won a landslide election victory, officials say. With more than 80% of contested seats now declared, Aung San Suu Kyi's party has more than the two-thirds it need...

Recap: October 26 – November 1

Recap: October 26 – November 1

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

November 1, 2015

International Affairs The Latest: UN mobilizing to aid quake victims "The latest on a powerful earthquake in Afghanistan felt across South Asia (all times local). 12:30 a.m. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says U.N. agencies are mobilizing and are ready to support government-led relief operations f...

Recap: October 5 – 11

Recap: October 5 – 11

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

October 11, 2015

International Affairs  Russia fires cruise missiles from warships into Syria "Russian warships in the Caspian Sea fired cruise missiles Wednesday as Syrian government troops launched a ground offensive in central Syria in the first major combined air-and-ground assault since Moscow began its...

Recap: May 18-May 24

Recap: May 18-May 24

Daniela Quijano, Editor

May 24, 2015

International News Ireland votes YES: same-sex marriage legalized by popular vote Ireland became the first country to legalize same-sex marriage through a popular vote on Saturday, May 23. Rumors say President Putin's girlfriend is pregnant "The former gymnast who is alleged to be Russian...

Recap: May 11-May 17

Recap: May 11-May 17

Daniela Quijano, Editor

May 18, 2015

International Affairs 5 shot dead in Switzerland town "Five people died in the northern Swiss town of Wuerenlingen after residents heard shots fired late Saturday"."Authorities have not established a motive or identified the victims.". ISIS takes control of Iraqi city, Ramadi "The key Iraqi ci...

Recap: May 4-May 10

Recap: May 4-May 10

Daniela Quijano, Editor

May 10, 2015

International Affairs 10-year-old denied abortion A 10-year-old girl was raped by her stepfather and is now pregnant. Activist groups are pressing the government in Paraguay to allow her to have an abortion, a procedure that is illegal in the country except when the pregnancy threatens the mother's l...

Recap: April 20-26

Recap: April 20-26

Daniela Quijano, Editor

April 27, 2015

International Affairs Boat Capsizes in Mediterranean A boat packed with hundreds of immigrants capsized in the Mediterranean. Passengers were hoping to make it safely from Libya to Europe in the quest for a better life. French customs officials seize two tons of cocaine off the coast of Mart...

Recap: April 13-19

Recap: April 13-19

Daniela Quijano, Editor

April 19, 2015

International Affairs ISIS Claims blast near U.S Consulate in Iraq "ISIS claimed responsibility for a suicide car bomb attack Friday near the U.S. Consulate in the Kurdish Iraqi city of Irbil". Four people were killed and eighteen were injured. Australian teens held after 'ISIS' inspired' plo...

Recap: April 6-April 12

Recap: April 6-April 12

Daniela Quijano, Editor

April 11, 2015

 International Affairs ISIS releases more than 200 Yazidis, Kurdish officials say Yazidi, a Kurdish religious community in Northern Iraq, was overtaken by ISIS the past summer. People were killed, captured and displaced. Most of the people released were women and children who were sent to the ...

Did ‘SNL’ ISIS Skit Cross the Line?

Did ‘SNL’ ISIS Skit Cross the Line?

Hilda Delgado, Staff Writer

March 30, 2015

This weekend, social media was sparked with controversy over a parody skit on "Saturday Night Live" that ridiculed the barbaric terrorist group ISIS. The original Toyota ad, starring "50 Shades of Grey" star Dakota Johnson, depicted a father driving his daughter to the airport, implying she was going...

Recap: March 2-March 8

Recap: March 2-March 8

Daniela Quijano, Editor

March 7, 2015

International Affairs Iran Blinds man in 'eye for an eye' justice The judicial system in Iran is based on Hammurabi's code which famously calls for 'an eye for an eye'. A man was convicted for blinding another man with acid and he was blinded as punishment. ISIS bulldozes ancient ruins T...

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