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Chemical weapons investigators collecting samples in Douma. Courtesy of NewsClick
Chemical weapons investigators collecting samples in Douma.

U.S. strikes Syria

On Saturday, April 14, the United States, Britain and France carried out airstrikes against suspected Syrian chemical weapon facilities.

North Korea news recap

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Refugees caught in the Libyan slave trade

In Africa, criminal gangs promising to help refugees flee safely to Europe are selling refugees into slavery in Libya. Migrants unable to pay their captors are killed or beaten.

International News Roundup

Trump backtracked on plan to partner with Putin on cyber security unit

On July 9, Donald Trump tweeted about his exchange with Vladimir Putin regarding a cyber security unit at the G20 summit. Several hours after the tweets were posted Trump backed off the idea after being faced with ridicule from policymakers.

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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Augmented Reality: a new way to see the world

On April 6th and 7th, thousands of people across America gathered at the Washington Convention Center for the biennialUSA Science and Engineering festival expo. Over 3000 organizations, including Lockheed Martin, NASA and the Department of Defense, came out to display their cutting-edge technology. One of the most interesting types of technology featured at the Expo was augmented reality (AR).

Hands-free is not risk-free

Self-driving cars are no longer a science fiction fantasy. They're a reality that has hit the roads and could soon dominate them in the next few years. As of October 2016, all Tesla vehicles are being equipped with HW2 (Hardware 2), the new enhanced autopilot/full self-driving feature.

FDA approves first digital pill

The FDA recently approved a pill that can track whether the patient has ingested the pill or not. It's called "Abilify MyCite," and aims to treat schizophrenia, and manic and mixed episodes associated with bipolar I.