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Arab League puts sanctions on Syria On Nov. 27 the Arab League approved economic sanctions on Syria to try and end its violent response to…


international news briefs

Over 1000 Afghans protest possible pact to keep US troops in Afghanistan More than 1,000 university students blocked a main highway in eastern Afghanistan on…


Protest sparks persecution

Twenty-five people, mostly of the Coptic Christian faith, have died and hundreds were left injured during a violent sectarian clash that erupted on the night…


Occupiers not going to budge

It has been a chilly first few nights for the Occupy Winnipeg protesters camped in a downtown park since Oct. 14. Around a dozen people…




Who’s afraid of Anna Hazare

The last two weeks of August saw India go through an unprecedented people’s movement, an Arab Spring of sorts. Maybe you have heard of the…


Local Egyptians demand change

Local Egyptians showed their support for protestors demanding democracy in Egypt at demonstrations held at the University of Manitoba and on the steps of the…


Power to the people

After the departure of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali in Tunisia, the hunger for revolution swept east along the Mediterranean coast of North Africa to…