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Nicaragua Moves towards Civil War

May 25, 2018 by

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Nicaragua is headed for another civil war. Protests against President Daniel Ortega’s regime are being held all across the country. Nicaragua’s current state is starting to seem similar to Venezuela’s situation right now. Ortega first took power following the 1979 Sandinista revolution that overthrew the dictator Anastasio Somoza. He has dominated Nicaragua’s national politics ever […]

Suspected Russian Spies Injured in UK

May 16, 2018 by

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On 3 March 2018, former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia Skripal, were found unconscious on a bench in Salisbury, England. Suspecting passersby saw the pair lying on the bench in a daze-like state. They were transported to a hospital after emergency services were called by a member of the public where police […]

Trump Implements Syrian Retaliation

May 15, 2018 by

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Syria has had an on-going civil war for the past 7 years. On 13 April 2018, President Donald Trump issued military strikes on Syria. The Syrian government’s key supporters are Russia and Iran, while the US, Turkey, and Saudi Arabia back the rebels. A peaceful uprising against the president of Syria seven years ago has […]

Egyptian Christians under Persecution

May 4, 2017 by

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Egyptian Copts are the largest christian denomination in Egypt. They make up about 10% of Egypt’s population. They speak the Coptic language/ which is where they get their name. Although most Egyptians identify as Arabs, Copts do not. They identify themselves as the remaining descendants of the civilization of the Ancient Egyptians, with Pharaonic origins. […]

Terrorism Strikes England

April 11, 2017 by

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On 22 March, Khalid Masood rented an SUV in downtown London, England, and plowed through pedestrians on the Westminster bridge. Khalid Masood was a 52-year-old man who was born in Dartford, England. He was married and had three children and spent most of his life moving around England. He also spent time in prison. According […]

Attack Occurs on London in Westminster

March 30, 2017 by

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On 22 March 2017, at approximately 2:40 p.m., an attacker drove a car over Westminster Bridge, killing at least 2 pedestrians and injuring numerous others. The attacker drove a car into the railing outside of the Houses of Parliament. The attacker was armed with a knife and killed unarmed officer P.C. Keith Palmer before being […]

Afghan Terror Continues To Claim Lives

January 17, 2017 by

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On Tuesday, 10 January, 31 people were killed and 80 were wounded in two bombings near the Afghan parliament building located in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan. The first happened when a bomber on foot detonated their device by a van carrying administrative staffers. The second blast came from another vehicle timed to detonate when […]