The World This Week

April 26, 2017 Ujjwala Rai 0

Asia India-On Saturday, the 14th Dalai Lama is expected to visit a small town of Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh, India. The spiritual leader is already seen as a thorn in the side by the Chinese […]

The World This Week 

April 26, 2017 Ujjwala Rai 0

ASIA Japan- A high school teacher and seven high school students were killed at a local ski resort after being caught in an avalanche, the local fire department reported. The incident took place on a […]

Iceland Law

April 26, 2017 Marzia Rahman 0

Iceland will be (one of) the first countries to propose legislation requiring companies to show evidence that they are paying women and men equally, according to a story in the New York Times. Although Iceland […]

The World This Week

March 19, 2017 Ujjwala Rai 0

ASIA Malaysia- Siti Aisyah and Doan Thi Huong have been charged with the murder of North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un’s estranged half brother on Wednesday. Kim Jong Nam, who suddenly died on February 13, […]

Russia’s U.N. Ambassador Dies

March 19, 2017 Amisha Naik 0

Vitaly I. Churkin, Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations, passed away just before his 65th birthday. He is renowned for representing his country amidst domestic tumult and escalating tensions with the West. He was born […]

Around the World

March 3, 2017 Ujjwala Rai 0

ASIA China- As a part of a maritime “maritime operation ,” the United States  has  deployed the aircraft carrier, USS Carl Vinson, in the waters of the South China Sea. A statement issued by the Navy […]

Around the World 2-14

February 21, 2017 Ujjwala Rai 0

ASIA Philippines- Geraldine Roman made history in the Philippines by becoming the first transgender woman to be elected as a Congress politician, representing her hometown province of Bataan. In an interview with CNN, Roman says […]

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