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Thoughts on Hungarian corruption and the American reaction

November 5, 2014

By Livia Durdia Staff Writer The transition to modern Western capitalism from Soviet-style communism has been risky and difficult for most states in the Balkans (and larger Eastern Europe) which face large levels of economic...

Mass grave found in Mexico

October 21, 2014

By Livia Durdia Staff Writer Recently, a mass grave believed to be contain the remains of missing students from the Ayotzinapa teacher-training college was found in the outskirts of Iguala, Guerrero. The people of Iguala are trapped a...

Life in Palestine after the onslaught

October 8, 2014

By Livia Durdia Contributing Writer After Operation Protective Edge, many in Gaza and Israel are returning to their normal lives. Children and fishermen have returned to the beaches of the Eastern Mediterranean, where just fo...

The Syrian refugee crisis

October 1, 2014

By Livia Durdia Contributing Writer Nine million people have been forced to leave their homes due to Syria’s ongoing civil war. Three million have escaped abroad. Another six and a half million are internally displaced within...

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