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Week in Review – North and South Korea, Benjamin Netanyahu and Florida Shooting

North Korea in South Korea Due to the Winter Olympics climates between North and South Korea became warmer. Kim Jong.un called for further reconciliation. He praised the South for hosting his state at Pyeonchang. He was supported by his sister who led the allegation from the North. This visit represents the most senior delegation from …

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Week in Review – Stephen Hawking died, Merkel Chancellor and Modified Blackberrys

Stephen Hawking died at Age 76 The world renowned scientist, cosmologist, astronomer, mathematician and author died at the age of 76 in the early hours of Wednesday, earlier this week. According to his family he died peacefully at his home in Cambridge. Hawking wrote several books and was famous for his work with black holes …

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Week in Review – Macedonia, Raccoon and World Cup

Macedonia After a 27 year discussion over the name of Greece’s northern neighbor which has called itself  Macedonia since the break-up of the former Yugoslavia, Greece has finally reached a deal. After decades of talks and protests, they have settled on the name Republic of North Macedonia, or Severna Makedonija in Macedonian. The name Macedonia …

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Week in Review – Fire in Russian Mall, March for Our Lives and Love a Muslim Day

Mall Fire in Russia A deadly inferno swept through a shopping mall in the Sibirian city of Kemerovo on Sunday last week. The fire burnt for twelve hours and claimed at least 64 lives. Furthermore, 16 people are still missing, among them many children. The exact cause of the fire is still unclear but it´s …

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Week in Review – Bombing Gaza, Comey Notes published and Berghain

Bombing Gaza A photo of young Israelis sitting on top of a watchtower at the Gaza border has gone viral on social media for the past week. 7 young Israelis were shown smiling and waving to news cameras on top of a watchtower in Nahal Oz right outside the borders of Gaza while cheering on …

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Week in Review – Royal Baby, WhatsApp and Macron Visits the US

Royal Baby Welcomed The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have welcomed their third child earlier this week, the child is the couple’s second son and the 5th in line for the British throne. He was born on Monday the 23rd of April in London at St.Mary’s hospital. The royal traditional Gun Salute will be fired …

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Week in Review – North and South Korea Meeting, May Marches and the Pope Mobil

Meeting between South and North Korea The leaders of North and South Korea met for the first time since the 1950s. Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in met for a handshake and a long conversation to talk about the future of their countries. The meeting was mostly held outside and for people to see, not like …

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Week in Review – Gaza Israel Border Protest, Royal Wedding and Ebola Outbreak

The Great March of Return Earlier this week Palestinians took to the streets for the “Great March of Return” a protest that is part of a six week campaign. The protests demand that Palestinian refugees and their descendants be allowed to return to their homeland, they are also protesting the blockade of the Gaza Strip …

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Week in Review – Roseanne, Manhattanhenge and Russian Journalist Alive

Sitcom Roseanne cancelled ABC cancelled the sitcom “Roseanne” after Roseanne Barr posted a racist tweet that compared an African-American former Obama aide to an ape. The network condemned the statement and said it was inconsistent with their values. “Roseanne” originally aired from 1988 – 1997 and was rebooted just a little over two months ago. …

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Week in Review – Airport over Motorway and Drought in South Africa

Airport built over Motorway Everyone who has driven down the autobahn A14 in Germany might have seen it – an airplane driving across the motorway. The motorway does not navigate around the airport Halle/Leipzig but instead runs right through the middle of it. It is a regular sight for those who frequently use the motorway …

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