• Pyeongchang Olympic Games: Peace?
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    For the next few weeks, South Korea will be holding the official 2018 Winter Olympics. A total of 2,952 athletes from over 90 different countries will compete in 102 events including cross-country skiing, speed skating, and snowboarding. Previously, the 2014 Winter Olympics was held in Sochi, Russia, while the 2022 Winter Olympics will be held […]

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  • Beginning of the End?
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    In a stunning breakthrough over this past Saturday, the usually fiery-tempered Kim Jong Un, leader of North Korea, has issued an invitation to South Korea’s President, Moon Jae-In, inviting him to attend a summit meeting in North Korea. This could be a historic moment, as the last time the two met was back in 2007, […]

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  • Cape Town’s Uncertain Future
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    It seems like a movie script. A city’s water supply has dried up, creating chaos and  anarchy. But this is no fiction. In Cape Town, citizens are preparing for the worst—the clean water supply running out. And soon. For three years, the Western Cape province has experienced a drought like no other. Meteorologists have called […]

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  • The Connection of China and china
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    Chinese pottery is one of the most world-renowned types of pottery there is. Most people in the world know the word china as the form of ceramics, and China as the country that shares the same name. However, not many people know the connections between the two, which can be traced all the way back […]

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  • North Korea Reaches Out for Talks
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    These past 6 months have been nothing but tense between North Korea, South Korea, and its allies. However, this week has been different: North Korea reached out to the South to establish communication. South Korea graciously accepted and they met. North Korea established communication for 1 primary reason: the Olympics. As the Olympics will be […]

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  • MH370: The Search Continues
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    It has been almost four years since the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, one of aviation’s biggest mysteries. The governments of Malaysia, China, and Australia ended the search last January after being unable to find clues for the Boeing 777’s disappearance or its location: only three pieces of debris were confirmed to be a […]

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  • Tension Rises in Iran Protests
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    Due to the escalation of protest against the its government’s economic incapabilities, Iranian forces have arrested up to 3700 people, including 40 to 68 students. The conflicts between the government and protesters have remained violent, and Iranian forces even deployed tear gas in one instance. The White House claimed that the Trump administration has been […]

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  • Catalonia’s Fight for Independence
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    On October 27, 2017, the Catalan regional parliament voted for independence from Spain. The vote calls for the transfer of powers from Spain to an independently governed Catalonia. Already, Catalonia has its own distinct heritage, language, parliament, flag, and anthem. The parliamentary vote resulted with 70 in favor of independence, and just 10 opposed to […]

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