Security Forces in Myanmar Kill at Least 33 Protestors

Security Forces in Myanmar Kill at Least 33 Protestors

On Wednesday, Myanmar security forces cracked down brutally on civilians, reportedly killing at least 33 protestors calling for an end to the coup of military forces in the region. This is in addition to other protestors killed on Saturday, which the UN estimates numbered at least 18 people. International observers …

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Iran-Backed Syrian Militias Targeted by US Air Strikes

Iran-Backed Syrian Militias Targeted by US Air Strikes

On Thursday, the United States conducted its first military actions under new president Joe Biden. The action, which targeted infrastructure used by Iranian-backed militias in Syria, was a dispassionate air strike on a strategic target. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin reportedly suggested the attack and target to Biden, who authorized the …

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Facebook Bans Myanmar Military Accounts After Coup

Facebook Bans Myanmar Military Accounts After Coup

After a violent coup on February 1, wherein the military of Myanmar overthrew the civilian government, Facebook moved to ban the military’s hate speech on their platform. Myanmar has only recently become connected with the internet on a large scale, with as few as five percent of people in the …

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Japan’s Deaths Fell in 2020: How Is That Possible?

Japan’s Deaths Fell in 2020: How Is That Possible?

The year 2020 will be remembered as a dark moment in global history. An unprecedented health crisis led to millions of deaths globally, as the world reconfigured itself to handle the sudden spread of a deadly illness. However, one country saw their annual rate of deaths decline in 2020. Japan, …

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Attack on UN Convoy Leaves Italian Ambassador Dead

Attack on UN Convoy Leaves Italian Ambassador Dead

A vicious attack on a humanitarian World Food Program convoy headed to a school in North Kivu Province of the Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday left three dead. Among those killed in the attack included Italy’s ambassador to the Africa nation. The attack took place neaby the city of …

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US Deports Former Nazi Prison Guard to Germany

US Deports Former Nazi Prison Guard to Germany

A US immigration judge has ordered that a former Nazi prison guard living in the US is to be deported back to Germany. Judge Rebecca L. Holt, after a two-day trial, found that Friedrich Karl Berger, 94, was to be deported back to Germany for his actions during the Second …

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Trump Signs Emergency Funding Bill for COVID-19

Trump Signs Emergency Funding Bill for COVID-19

COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel 2019 coronavirus, has been causing great fear in the US. Reports of community spreading and the first American deaths are immensely unsettling. After two weeks of confusing, muddled messaging, the White House has approved an emergency $8 billion bill for funding to combat …

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Which Fashion Trends Should We Expect in 2020?

Which Fashion Trends Should We Expect in 2020?

It’s a new year, which means it’s time to look forward to new fashion trends. Are you ready to keep up with the newest looks? Today, we’re turning to some fashion leaders to get their take on what’s going to be in for 2020. First, let’s hear from Boston-based trendsetter …

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