international briefs

International news briefs

Hurricane Sandy hits Bahamas and East Coast of U.S. Hurricane Sandy swept through the Bahamas recently and killed two people during its travel through Cuba,…

International news briefs

Bangkok evacuations ordered as death toll from flood exceeds 500 The death toll from Thailand’s worst flood in half a century surpassed 500 on Nov….

International News Briefs

U of M graduate awarded U.S. medal of honour Yvonne Brill was awarded the National Medal of Technology and Innovation by U.S. President Barack Obama…

International news briefs

Libya’s new leaders declare liberation Members of Libya’s interim government declared the official liberation of the country on Oct. 23, three days after the death…

International Briefs

Qu’ran burning threat ignites protests around the globe Despite the cancellation of his plans to burn copies of the Qu’ran on Sept. 11, 2010, Rev….