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U.S. strikes Syria

By Arthi Thyagarajan | April 26, 2018, 2:10 p.m. | In International »

The U.S. takes swift action after suspected chemical attack by Assad regime



Refugees caught in the Libyan slave trade

By Arthi Thyagarajan | Dec. 15, 2017, 2:19 p.m. | In International »

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

By Neva Taylor | Oct. 18, 2017, 1:34 p.m. | In International »


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

By Absa Fall | Aug. 8, 2017, 4:25 p.m. | In International »

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

By Ryan Handel | Dec. 23, 2016, 1:58 p.m. | In International »

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


Paris terror attacks kill more than 100

By Divya Rajagopal | Nov. 18, 2015, 9:27 p.m. | In International »

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



Ebola dies down, total eradication still far

By Brian Le | April 23, 2015, 1:39 p.m. | In International »

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

By James Sleigh | March 22, 2015, 1:31 p.m. | In International »

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

By Amalia Chiapperino | March 8, 2015, 6:55 p.m. | In International »

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

By Jacob Popper | March 6, 2015, 11:23 a.m. | In International »

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.


Human Rights Watch, November 2014 – Women's Rights

By Harini Salgado | Nov. 29, 2014, 5:20 p.m. | In International »

This month's roundup of human rights issues focuses on developments in women's rights worldwide.


Planned renewal of inter-Korean high-level talks in jeopardy

By Sasha Tidwell | Oct. 22, 2014, 1:23 p.m. | In International »

Resumption of cross border communication in Korea appeared to be in jeopardy on Monday when Pyongyang, the capital of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, refused to confirm North Korea's participation.


International News Roundup for Oct. 8 to Oct. 12

By Kalin Vassilev | Oct. 18, 2014, 4:40 p.m. | In International »

From Spain to Syria and North Korea, here are the week's big international news stories


International News Roundup for Sept. 25 to Oct. 6

By Sasha Tidwell | Oct. 7, 2014, 11:22 a.m. | In International »

This is not original reporting. All information has been compiled from the Washington Post, National Public Radio (NPR) and various news podcasts. Silver Chips Online posts this news summary to provide readers with a forum for discussion.


Ebola epidemic worsens in western Africa

By Amalia Chiapperino | Sept. 22, 2014, 8:29 p.m. | In International »

The Ebola virus currently spreading throughout western Africa has generated over 3,700 suspected and confirmed cases as of Aug 31, making it the largest Ebola outbreak in history.


Scotland votes to remain a part of the U.K.

By Robert Pfefferle | Sept. 19, 2014, 10:04 p.m. | In International »

The people of Scotland voted on a referendum on Thursday, Sept. 18 to stay a part of the United Kingdom (U.K.). Over 85 percent of eligible voters turned out to decide whether Scotland would become an independent nation.


Maryam Mirzakhani wins the Fields Medal in mathematics

By Amalia Chiapperino | Aug. 12, 2014, 2:20 p.m. | In International »

On Aug. 13, Iranian Maryam Mirzakhani won the Fields Medal, becoming the first woman to do so in the award's 80-year history.


International News Roundup for May 1 to May 8

By Sarah Trunk | May 9, 2014, 12:52 p.m. | In International »

Updates from Ukraine, Nigeria, South Korea and Syria for the week of May 1 to May 8.


International News Roundup for Apr. 5- Apr. 11

By Harini Salgado | April 17, 2014, 8:19 a.m. | In International »

What's new in the world of international news?


International News Roundup for Mar. 17-Mar.22

By Birhan Alemayehu | March 23, 2014, 2:58 p.m. | In International »

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


NewsChips: Sassing Sochi

By Zoe Johnson | March 1, 2014, 8:40 p.m. | In International »

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


International News Roundup for Jan. 10-Jan. 21

By Sarah Trunk | Jan. 25, 2014, 2:17 p.m. | In International »

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

By Dylan Ahunhodjaev | Dec. 6, 2013, 3:53 p.m. | In International »

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

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