Monthly Archives: November 2016

South Africa to Leave International Criminal Court

By Alma Burke Since reforming its government of apartheid and its election of Nelson Mandela as president in 1994, South Africa has become an international symbol of hope and justice throughout Africa. The government’s recent decision to leave the International … Continue reading

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Egyptian Leadership Welcomes Trump Election

By Rana Shenawi Egyptians received news of Donald Trump’s victory on Nov. 9 with mixed reactions, ranging from celebration to disappointment to outrage. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and his supporters welcomed the news of Trump becoming the 45th president of the … Continue reading

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Brazilian Scandal Focus of New Netflix Series

By Melina Fleury A Brazilian corruption scheme, nicknamed “Operation Car Wash,” that was broken by a Federal Police investigation is now going beyond international news coverage by The New York Times and BBC and is becoming a Netflix series. Netflix confirmed … Continue reading

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A Special Chinese Diplomat: The Giant Panda

By Zhongyi Christina Su Bao Bao, the giant panda born in the Smithsonian’s National Zoo, will depart for China in the beginning of 2017. Mei Lun and Mei Huan, the twin giant pandas born three years ago at Atlanta’s zoo, arrived … Continue reading

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Bee Stings May Be Miracle Cure

By Ibrahim Alkhayal Alternative medicine often comes up with new and creative healing processes. A method being tried in Palestine uses the bee sting, called apitherapy. Rateb Samour, known as Abo Ibrahim, is a Palestinian beekeeper and agriculture engineer in … Continue reading

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