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News breakdown: Jan. 13 – 19

International – Bangladesh and Myanmar have agreed on a repatriation agreement on the approximately 650,000 Rohingya refugees who fled state-sponsored violence in Myanmar. The agreement outlines the relocation of 300 Rohingya a day, but Rohingya spokespeople, the UN refugee agency and Amnesty International have spoken out against the agreement, calling it “alarmingly premature.” – The […]

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News breakdown: Jan. 6 – 12

International – Seven hundred seventy eight protesters were arrested by Tunisian security forces in protests where dozens of protesters and security forces were injured. Protests erupted in 12 cities and towns on the Jan. 8 in response to price and tax rises enacted by the government. – The NCAAP, a Haitian-American congresswoman, foreign governments, the […]

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News breakdown: Dec. 30 – Jan. 5

International – A passenger train collided with a truck in rural South Africa, killing 18 people and injuring approximately 260 people. Four hundred twenty nine passengers were headed home after the holidays aboard the state-owned train when the truck driver unsuccessfully tried to cross the track before the oncoming train. – An anti-corruption rally last […]