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44 Killed in Kashmir Suicide Bombing

Andrew Gilkey, Diversion's Editor February 21, 2019

Kashmir suffered it’s deadliest terrorist attack in 30 years this week. The death toll has risen to 44 as tensions mount between Pakistan and India. A Kashmiri insurgent named Adil Ahmad Dar drove...

Column: At the worlds edge

Column: At the world’s edge

Darren Mikus, World News Editor February 13, 2019

When asked about Kashmir, most Americans will likely be reminded of an expensive coat. To get this out of the way, yes. Cashmere wool, the material used to create those comfy but pricey sweaters, comes...

French ambassador to Italy recalled as relations sour

Matthew Meyer, The Carroll News February 13, 2019

The French Foreign Ministry recalled “for consultations” its ambassador to Italy from the capital city of Rome on Feb. 7. The unexpected move comes amid times of growing tensions between the United...

FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2017 file photo provided by U.S. law enforcement, authorities escort Joaquin El Chapo Guzman, center, from a plane to a waiting caravan of SUVs at Long Island MacArthur Airport, in Ronkonkoma, N.Y. U.S. District Judge Brian Cogan ruled Thursday, May 4, 2017, that Guzman needs to stay in solitary confinement at a New York City lockup to keep him from trying to control his drug-trafficking empire from behind bars. Cogan rejected a request by Guzman’s defense team to order him released from an ultrahigh-security wing of a jail in lower Manhattan and be allowed in the general inmate population and receive visitors. (U.S. law enforcement via AP, File)

Joachím “El Chapo” Guzmán found guilty on all charges

Darren Mikus, World News Editor February 13, 2019

A New York jury convicted notorious drug lord Joachím “El Chapo” Guzmán on 10 counts of drug trafficking Tuesday. The jury found Guzmán guilty of (1) engaging in a continuing criminal enterprise,...

European countries agree to trade with Iran, skirt U.S.

Madison Mooney, The Carroll News February 7, 2019

When President Donald Trump made the decision, last year, to withdraw the U.S. from a 2015 international nuclear accord with Iran and threatened to impose heavy sanctions on any country that violates these...

Opposition leader of Cameroon arrested

Andrew Gilkey, Diversions Editor February 7, 2019

Cameroonian authorities have detained opposition chief Maurice Kamto and four of his supporters after he began to organize a national protest. The protest was called for after Kamto’s party, the Movement...

Column: At the worlds edge

Column: At the world’s edge

Darren Mikus, World News Editor February 7, 2019

Have you ever stared long enough at a map that you notice those weird blotches and dotted lines? These are likely disputed territories, or unrecognized countries. “At the world’s edge” looks at some...

Trump delivers State of the Union address to Congress

Trump delivers State of the Union address to Congress

Darren Mikus, World News Editor February 7, 2019

President Donald Trump delivered the State of the Union for 2019 on Tuesday, promising to cooperate with Congressional leaders if they reject “revenge, resistance and retribution.” Trump reiterated...

Column: At the worlds edge

Column: At the world’s edge

Darren Mikus, World News Editor January 31, 2019

Have you ever stared long enough at a map that you notice those weird blotches and dotted lines? These are likely disputed territories, or unrecognized countries. “At the world’s edge” will look...

Protests in Sudan target President al-Bashir

Protests in Sudan target President al-Bashir

Andrew Gilkey, Diversions Editor January 31, 2019

Protests against Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir and the ruling National Congress Party have strengthened since they began Dec. 19 in the city of Atbara. Thousands of people joined the unrest in...

Presidency of Venezuela disputed between Guaido and Maduro

Presidency of Venezuela disputed between Guaido and Maduro

Evan Elliott, Staff Reporter January 31, 2019

Juan Guaido and Nicolas Maduro continued this week to compete for presidential legitimacy while transition of power looms in Venezuela. Last week, Guaido, the 35-year-old Venezuelan opposition leader,...

Trump signs temporary budget bill to reopen government

Trump signs temporary budget bill to reopen government

Madison Mooney, The Carroll News January 31, 2019

President Donald Trump signed a bill on Jan. 24 to reopen the government for three weeks, ending the longest government shutdown in United States’ history. Trump signed the bill in submission to the...

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