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Oscar Pistorius is on trial right now for murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine's Day last year. Courtesy of New York Times
Oscar Pistorius is on trial right now for murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine's Day last year.

International News Roundup for Apr. 5- Apr. 11

What's new in the world of international news?

International News Roundup for Mar. 17-Mar.22

International news from the week of Mar. 17- Mar. 22.

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NewsChips: Sassing Sochi

People from all corners of the globe have been giving Russia sass.

International News Roundup for Jan. 10-Jan. 21

This is not original reporting. All information has been compiled from The Washington Post, The Guardian and BBC News. Silver Chips Online posts this news summary to provide readers with a forum for discussion.

International News Roundup for Nov. 25-Dec. 2

One of our writers examines some of the biggest global headlines form the past week. Featuring reports about Ukraine, Thailand, Syria and Scotland.

International News Roundup for Nov. 7- Nov. 15

One of our writers examines some of the biggest global headlines form the past week. Featuring reports about Beijing, Toronto, Cairo and the Philippines.

Blazers place second in international academic competition

On Dec. 5, Blair won second place in the biannual Knowledge Master Open (KMO). The Blazers scored 1773 points, 3 points behind the winning school, Novi, Michigan's Detroit Catholic Central High School.
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NewsChips: What's Up with Ukraine and Crimea?

Stories of revolution, Russian occupation and other political disruption flood the daily cycle straight from the small countries' on-the-ground media coverage. However, few people know where Ukraine and Crimea are, let alone understand the political turmoil wracking the countries. In light of that confusion, here's a quick, easy explanation of the complex Ukrainian and Crimean conflict.

Increase in Metro rail and bus fares will unnecessarily hinder riders

On Mar 27, the Metro board approved an operating budget which will increase Metrorail fare as well as the Metrobus fare for SmarTrip users.

State of the Union Recap: Obama promises more action

On Tuesday, Jan. 28, with more than half of Americans disapproving of his presidency, Barack Obama delivered his annual State of the Union address, promising more jobs, a better economy and less congressional gridlock.