The World This Week

ASIA North Korea- North Korea showed off its latest arsenal, as it was put up on display during a parade in the heart of the Pyongyang. There were pictures shown on state television of soldiers…

Trump Orders Attack on Syria

  Last Thursday on April 6th, President Trump greatly increased US involvement in the Syrian Civil War by ordering over fifty tomahawk missile strikes on a Syrian Government Air Force Base, which killed many and…

Post-Brexit, UK and EU Begin Negotiation Process 

Nearly a year after the historic referendum in which British voters decided to leave the European Union, the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, has begun the formal negotiation process of the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from…

The World This Week

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…

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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

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…

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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

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…