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Column: At the world's edge

Column: At the world’s edge

Northern Ireland
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...

Column: At the world's edge

Column: At the world’s edge

Taiwan
Darren Mikus, World News Editor January 24, 2019

Have you ever stared long enough at a map that you notice those weird blotches and dotted lines?  Or have you read a news story about a confict in a faraway part of the world and need some context? “At...

Oil pipeline leak in rural Mexico kills 85, injures 58

Andrew Gilkey, Diversions Editor January 24, 2019

An oil pipeline exploded in Tlahuelilpan, Mexico, killing 85 people and hospitalizing 58 on Jan. 18th. The explosion was the result of a severed pipeline that locals were harvesting fuel from in reaction...

Republican budget bill in Senate unlikely to gain traction

Republican budget bill in Senate unlikely to gain traction

Darren Mikus, World News Editor January 24, 2019

Senate Republicans proposed a bill Tuesday that would provide funding for the federal government, which if approved and accepted by the House and the president would end the longest government shutdown...

Rescue and reconstruction in Indonesia after tsunami

Rescue and reconstruction in Indonesia after tsunami

John D’Alessandro, The Carroll News October 16, 2018

Originally published 11 October 2018 Officials report that upwards of 5,000 victims of the recent earthquake and tsunami that struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi could still be missing. The official...

At the world's edge: Western Sahara

At the world’s edge: Western Sahara

Darren Mikus, World News Editor October 16, 2018

Originally published 11 October 2018 Have you ever stared long enough at a map that you notice those weird blotches and dotted lines? These are likely disputed territories, where one or more  countries...

Former president of Peru going back to prison

Former president of Peru going back to prison

Sofia DiCillo, The Carroll News October 16, 2018

Originally published 11 October 2018 On Oct. 3, the Supreme Court of Peru repealed a pardon regarding former president Alberto Fujimori for “human rights abuses” and agreed that he should return to...

Irish border concerns hinder Brexit negotiations

Irish border concerns hinder Brexit negotiations

Evan Elliott, The Carroll News October 16, 2018

Originally published 11 October 2018 It has been two years since the referendum on the question of whether the United Kingdom should leave the European Union. Now, the two sides have diplomats meeting...

What is justice anyway?

What is justice anyway?

Darren Mikus, World News Editor October 16, 2018

Originally published 4 October 2018 Usually in my column, I try to elucidate a problem, give my position with evidence to support it and advocate for it. I have done this, to the best of my ability, concerning...

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