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Red Cross employees kidnapped in Congo

May 5, 2016

By Brittany Abuhoff Staff Writer On Tuesday, three employees of the International Committee of the Red Cross were abducted in Kinshasa, a town in the eastern region of Congo. According to the Congo-based Center of Study for the Promo...

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...

Global Happenings

September 17, 2014

By Mellyssa de Paiva Staff Writer North Korea – Not only has North Korea dismissed its Human Rights violation charges this week, but it also officially sentenced one of its American prisoners. Matthew Miller, one of the three...

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