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Syrian civilians evacuate Aleppo on buses. Courtesy of Houston Chronicle
Syrian civilians evacuate Aleppo on buses.

International News Roundup for Dec. 9 to Dec. 20

In a time of turbulence, here are the latest stories from around the world.

Paris terror attacks kill more than 100

At least 129 victims died from a combination of deadly terror attacks in the Paris area this past Friday night.

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International news roundup for Apr. 23 to Apr. 27

Ebola dies down, total eradication still far

The unprecedented outbreak of the Ebola virus disease that began in late 2013 has been limited to only a few cases in Sierra Leone and Liberia, but has seen a recent spike in Guinea. The three West African countries were the most affected by the outbreak and are working to eliminate the last Ebola cases.

Islamophobia and anti-Semitism in Europe

Hate crimes against racial and political minorities have sharply increased in many western European countries, a sentiment that demonstrates Europe's political shift to more conservative values.

Violence continues in Ukraine despite ceasefire agreement

Fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists continues in some areas of Ukraine, despite a ceasefire agreement reached in February.

Yemen has become a new wild card in the Middle East

Of all the war-torn countries in the Middle East, Yemen is one that generally slips through the cracks of mainstream media coverage. This January, the Yemeni government was ousted.
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Everyone is at the Houseparty

It seems like every teenager has Houseparty now. No, not the classic loud music, red solo cup and popcorn on the floor kind of house party. We mean the app; Houseparty.

The safety pin campaign comes to America

In the wake of Trump's election, many have expressed a need for solidarity and tolerance. Wearing a safety pin is supposed to signify being an ally and a safe person who will stand up against oppression and protect those being publicly harassed.

Taylor Swift vs. Kanye West: Kan ye not?

It's no secret that Taylor Swift and Kanye West do not get along. Their latest twitter showdown attracted the attention of many while West's wife, Kim Kardashian, watched it all erupt from the side.