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Sweden’s PM intends to recognize Palestine

October 21, 2014

By Elizabeth McNamara Contributing Writer Sweden’s new center-left government announced on Oct. 3 that it intends to formally recognize a Palestinian state. The new prime minister of Sweden, Stefan Löfven, announced during his i...

Women’s issues and the United Nations

October 21, 2014

By Amanda Bibbins Staff Writer This month, the United Nations is in session in New York City for its annual session. Lasting from September through December, this 69th session of the U.N. is the global forum for all 193 U.N. ...

British extremism and ISIS

October 8, 2014

By Alison Barnett Contributing Writer The recent release of several videos showing the execution of Western journalists and aid workers has brought attention to a growing problem in the fight against ISIS. ISIS (Islamic State of I...

Anti­war protests cause unrest in Russia

October 1, 2014

By Amanda Bibbins Staff Writer Russia-- On September 20th and 21st, anti-war protests took place in Moscow and St.Petersburg as a response to Russia’s prolonged involvement in Ukraine. The marches come in direct response to...

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