Week in Review

Week in Review – Family Reunion Korea, Mid-Term Elections and Chemnitz

Family Reunions between North and South Korea After 67 years families were reunited with their loved ones – brothers and sisters, husbands and wives, parents and children met for the first time since being separated by the Korean War that took place from 1950 – 53. The reunion is the 20th round since they started …

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Week in Review – Nazi Collaborator Deported, Wildlife Reserve and Edible Water

Nazi Collaborator Deported to Germany Jakiw Palij, the last known Nazi collaborator living in the US, was deported to Germany and arrived here on Tuesday morning earlier this week. He had lived in New York City these past decades until his past was revealed. Palij had worked as a guard in a Nazi forced labour …

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Week in Review – Prison Guard Strike, Neil Diamond and the Ring of Fire

Nationwide Prison Guard Strike in France After a series of attacks on prison guards by inmates unions called for a nationwide strike in the country. It has led to a total blockade of prisons on Monday earlier this week. Justice Minister Nicole Belloubet met with the union leaders this week to discuss about safety issues …

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Week in Review – Elon Musk, Berlin Wall and Paris under Snow

Elon Musk launches car into space On Tuesday earlier this week SpaceX launched the most powerful rocket in a generation. The rocket hurled an electric car into space on her maiden flight from Florida. Musk decided for his old cherry-red Tesla roadster with a space-suited mannequin in the driver´s seat. During the launch David Bowie´s …

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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 – Bombardment in Syria and Volcano erupts in Indonesia

Bombardment in Syria The Syrian government has killed scores of civilians by raining down bombs on the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta, an area outside Damascus. 470 people have been injured according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. At least 100 civilians died including 20 children. This would make it the deadliest day for the district …

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Week in Review – USS Lexington, Russian Spy and International Women´s Day

The USS Lexington found The USS Lexington, an American aircraft carrier that sunk in the Coral Sea in World War Two has been found off Australia’s east coast. The ship was lost at sea in May of 1942 during the Coral Sea battle, and was recovered earlier this week along with 11 of its 35 …

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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 – NATO, Johnson&Johnson and World Cup

NATO Summit President Donald Trump has declared that the Nato countries have agreed to increase their military spending. After a 2-day summit in Brussels Trump says that the allies have agreed to spend more than 2% of their annual output (GDP) on defence budgets. Although Trump has told reporters that he had no plans of …

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Week in Review – Greece Wildfires, Trade Talks and US Migrant Children Reunited

Wildfires in Greece Wildfires in the holiday region Attica, near Athens in Greece, have already claimed 60 lives around 150 people are injured. Over 700 people fled the fires via the sea and many more are still missing. It is the worst fire crisis in Greece in a decade. Hundreds of fire fighters are battling …

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