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Jan. 24 - A suicide bomb went off at Domodedovo Airport, killing 35 people and injuring 80. The Russian government said that it is still unclear who was responsible for the bomb. The bomb went off in an unsecured area outside of customs, one of the airport's most vulnerable points. Moscow has faced acts of terrorism for the past fifteen years but Monday's attack has caused Moscow officials, as well as officials worldwide, to push for an increase in airport security.
Jan. 31 - Inspired by the recent uprisings in Egypt, hundreds of students gathered at the capital to speak out against and the government and demand an end to Ahmad al-Bashir's regime. Sudanese police beat and arrested students who gathered in the nation's capital and bounded the entrances of four universities in Khartoum singing anti-government chants. These protesters are apart of the tens of thousands of people connected via social networking sites to voice their negative opinions of the Sudanese government. As Sudan is facing a large economic crisis, protesters blamed government overspending. Several Sudanese newspapers labeled the protesters dangerous and instigators.
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