20 Sep 2021

Gunman kills several at Perm University in Russia

This morning, a gunman in Russia killed six people at the Perm University in Russia. Officials say that the individuals walked onto the campus on Monday morning and began shooting while students and teachers barricaded themselves inside the university building. Others were seen jumping from windows to being confronted by

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20 Sep 2021

French ambassador to the US says they ‘absolutely weren’t informed’ of submarine deal

France’s ambassador to the US Phillippe Etienne stated in an interview on Monday that the breakdown of the French-Australian submarine deal came as a surprise to the country. Mr. Etienne stated that French Cabinet ministers were not given an indication that the agreement would be canceled even when representatives met

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17 Sep 2021

US immigration: Thousands gather under bridge at US-Mexico border in growing crisis

Over 10,000 migrants have gathered under the bridge at the US-Mexico border that connects Del Rio in Texan to Mexico’s Ciudad Acuna. A temporary camp has been set up there and has been growing in numbers in the past few days. Most of the migrants are from Haiti and are

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17 Sep 2021

Aukus: US and UK face international backlash over Australia defence deal

The new security pact the Us and UK signed with Australia is facing growing international criticism. Aukus, the alliance, was announced on Wednesday and it does not mention China, however it is seen as an effort to counter Beijing’s influence in the South China Sea. France was angered by the

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17 Sep 2021

Dutch Foreign Minister Sigrid Kaag resigns over Afghanistan crisis

After a majority of the Dutch parliament said Dutch Foreign Minister Sigrid Kaag mishandled the Afghanistan evacuation crisis, Kaag announced her resignation on Thursday. Many vulnerable people were left behind in the chaotic evacuation effort in Afghanistan after tens of thousands foreigners and Afghans who were associated with international organizations

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16 Sep 2021

Biden and UK to help Australia acquire nuclear-powered submarines in new pushback on China

On Wednesday, US President Joe Biden announced a new effort with the UK and Australia that aims to help the latter nation acquire nuclear-powered submarines. The operation looks to counter China and build international backing for the US in its approach to Beijing. The announcement was released as part of

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16 Sep 2021

Israeli police recapture four of six escaped Palestinian prisoners

Israeli police have reported that four of the six men who successfully escaped from a prison in Northern Israel on Monday have been recaptured by security forces. The first two escapees were arrested on Friday evening in Nazareth, roughly 18 miles from the prison in which the breakout happened. Another

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15 Sep 2021

Tokyo Olympics Didn’t Worsen Covid-19 Spread, Data Suggest

Initial investigations into the Tokyo Olympics have shown that the games did not exacerbate the Covid-19 outbreak in Japan. Japan held the summer competitions from July 23 to August 8 despite concerns over the spread of Covid-19 among 50,000 athletes, officials, and other overseas individuals. The visitors arrived in July,

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15 Sep 2021

Haiti Prosecutor Seeks Charges Against Prime Minister in President’s Assassination

On Tuesday, leading Haitian prosecutor Ben-Ford Claude called on Judge Garry Orélien to charge Prime Minister Ariel Henry in connection with the July assassination of former Haitian President Jovenel Moïse. The Prime Minister fired the prosecutor in the latest updates to the assassination story that has deepened the country’s political

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15 Sep 2021

Both North and South Korea fire ballistic missiles as tensions rise on peninsula

On Wednesday, both North and South Korea tested ballistic missiles as tensions rise between the neighboring countries. Pyongyang fired the first missiles, sending two into waters off the east coast of the Korean Peninsula. The missiles were fired just minutes apart around 12:30 p.m. local time. Seoul followed the launch

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