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Week in Review

Week in Review (Oct 2nd – Oct 6th)

Las Vegas shooting A man killed 58 people in as Vegas during a country music festival on Sunday last week. Another 500 people were injured trying to flee the scene. Stephen Paddock shot from the window of a hotel suite and he fired for 9 to 11 minutes before he was stopped. When the first shots came many festival goers believed it to be firework …

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Week in Review (Oct 09th – 13th)

California wildfires The death toll of people that died in the wildfires that ravage northern California has climbed to 31 victims. This number makes it the deadliest wildfire in California since 1933. Officials warned that the conditions might worsen even further. Forecasters predict that winds will pick up on Friday again that could fan the flames even further. The biggest threat is in Napa Valley …

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Week in Review Sept 25th – 29th

Saudi Arabian women allowed to drive A decree was issued late on Tuesday by Saudi Arabia´s king allowing women to drive a car. This would end a longstanding ban on female drivers. The ban is supposed to be lifted in 10 months. A committee will be formed especially to look into how to implement the decree. Saudi Arabia is the only country in the world …

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Week in Review 18.09. – 22.09.

Hurricane Maria follows in the footsteps of Irma Yet another hurricane has wreaked havoc in the Caribbean. The hurricane made landfall on Dominica late on Tuesday and then made its way to neighbouring Guadeloupe. The people on the French island have been warned to seek shelter and stay inside. Hurricane Maria roughly follows the path Irma took earlier this month. That means the hurricane is …

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Week in Review (21st – 25th August)

Barcelona: suspects face judge Four people suspected of belonging to the cell responsible for the terror attack in and around Barcelona were transferred to a jail in Madrid. There they will appear before the high court. Eight other members of the alleged cell are dead, two of them died in an explosion and the others were shot dead by the police. The last suspect was …

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Week in Review (3rd – 7th July)

North Korea tested long-range missile North Korea has tested a long-range missile that might have reached as far as Alaska experts believe. The launch was in defiance of a ban by the UN Security Council (UNSC). The US and South Korea have held a ballistic missile drill as an answer and declared that the armistice could be abandoned at any time. The allies wanted to …

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Week in review (15th – 19th May)

Massive cyberattack hits countries all over the world A massive Cyberattack hit over 150 countries on the weekend infecting over 100.000 computers. Major companies like FedEx, Renault and telefonica in Spain have been affected. No one has claimed responsibility for the attack so far. The virus locks the system and files on the computer until a ransom is paid. It had exploited a known bug …

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Week in Review (25th – 30th March)

Week in Review (25th – 30th March)CURRENT AFFAIRS “No turning back” for the UK as Brexit officially begins ©REUTERS/Yves Herman After the Brexit bill enabling UK’s Prime Minister to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty was passed in the British Parliament, on Wednesday Theresa May proceeded to the writing of a letter in which her country’s decision to leave the EU was formally presented. …

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Week in Review (17th – 24th February)

This Week in the News (17th-24th February)CURRENT AFFAIRS The Munich Security Conference ©REUTERS The 53rd edition of the annual Munich Security Conference took place between 17th and 19th February at the Bayerischer Hof hotel in the Bavarian capital. As  the largest independent platform in the field, the international conference brought together over 500 high-ranking participants, among them 6 heads of state, 15 government leaders, 47 …

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