Asia China: This weekend, some global citizens could have the chance to witness a satellite reentry and impact. Tiangong-1, China’s first space station, was launched in 2011. However, contact with the space station was lost in 2016, and Tiangong-1 was Read More
Africa Rwanda: On March 21st, more than 40 African nations signed a free trade pact in Kigali, Rwanda, creating the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). The pact, which is the result of three years of negotiations, is the largest Read More
Asia North Korea: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un agreed to sit for a negotiation with President Trump, potentially to discuss denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula. President Trump would be the first sitting US president to meet with a North Korean leader. Read More
Africa Burkina Faso: Al-Qaeda affiliated militants carried out parallel attacks in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, on Friday, March 2nd. They targeted the army’s headquarters and the French embassy, killing at least eight people. This attack is the most Read More
Europe Germany: Elections in September were inconclusive in their results, leaving the final makeup of the new government open to negotiation. Angela Merkel’s party, the Christian Democrats (CDU), have been in negotiations for months to form a coalition government that Read More
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