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International News Briefs

Basketball player kicked off team for having premarital sex A basketball player at the Mormon Brigham Young University was removed from his team after violating…



The red herring of apartheid

Language can be a strangely powerful tool. A single word may reference a whole range of cultural phenomena and inspire happiness, shock, anger and everything…


Democracy in the Middle East

Over the past two months, the people in Tunisia and Egypt have managed to effect serious change in their governments, chasing out corrupt leaders and…


Political prisoner or thief?

On Dec. 27, 2010, Russian business oligarch, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, and his business partner, Platon Lebedev, were charged with embezzlement and money laundering from Yukos Oil…


A new era in Sudan

The people of Sudan are celebrating the results of a recent referendum on independence in South Sudan. The results were no surprise — everyone expected…


International News Briefs

Science/religion division an “illusion” – Scientist Martin Gaskell, an astronomer and devout Christian who sued the University of Kentucky for religious discrimination, told the Canadian…


The battle for Egypt

In the past weeks, the world has watched as Hosni Mubarak laid siege to Egypt. He shut down the Internet, the cellphone service and removed…


The battle for Egypt

In the past two weeks, the world has watched as Hosni Mubarak laid siege to Egypt. Mubarak shut down the Internet, the cellphone service and…


A new era in Sudan

The people of Sudan are celebrating the results of a recent referendum on independence in South Sudan. The results were no surprise — everyone expected…