Category Archives: International

Charlottesville riots: what we know so far International, News, Politics

By: Alanna Fairey The aftermath of a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, turned deadly on Aug.12 after a 20-year-old man allegedly drove his car into a crowd of counter-protesters, killing a woman and wounding several others. Protests first broke out in May, with white nationalists objecting to the removal of a statue of Confederate general Robert E.

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Anthony Scaramucci loses job as WH communications director: a look at his 10 day career International, News, Politics

By: Alanna Fairey Anthony Scaramucci, the White House communications director who made headlines for his “colourful language”, is no longer working for the Trump administration. He worked for just 10 days. “Anthony Scaramucci will be leaving his role as White House Communications Director,” White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement Monday afternoon.

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U.N. World Refugee Day report highlights growing South Sudan refugee crisis International, News

The United Nations Refugee Agency released a report to mark world refugee day today, suggesting the international community should brace itself for South Sudan to become the next Syria.

According to the report, more than 1.8 million people are currently displaced in South Sudan and of those who fled, two-thirds were children under the age of five.