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Recap: February 8 – 14

Recap: February 8 – 14

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

February 14, 2016

International Affairs Hong Kong police fire warning shots during Mong Kok fishball 'riot' "A government crackdown on illegal street food vendors turned violent in Hong Kong in the early hours of Tuesday morning, as riot police clashed with protesters in the shopping district of Mong Kok. The di...

Recap: November 16 – 22

Recap: November 16 – 22

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

November 22, 2015

International Affairs Blast at market in northeastern Nigeria's Yola kills 32 "A blast struck a market in the northeastern Nigerian city of Yola on Tuesday evening, killing 32 people and wounding 80 others, both the Red Cross and National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said. The explosion occu...

Recap: June 1- June 7

Recap: June 1- June 7

Daniela Quijano, Editor

June 8, 2015

International Affairs U.N. Climate Deal in Paris The United Nations' climate deal in Paris seeks to find a solution to the climate change crisis. However, it seems that keeping global temperatures from rising two degrees Celsius is not realistic. Some experts proposed new alternatives to the 2C goal...

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: 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...

Recap: Feb. 23 – March 1

Recap: Feb. 23 – March 1

Daniela Quijano, Editor

February 28, 2015

International Affairs Georgia to execute its 1st female prisoner in 70 years Kelly Gissendaner was sentenced to death after having plotted to kill her husband. Although Gissendaner did not commit the murder herself, the man she was having an affair with at the time confessed and Gissendaner wa...

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