The news cycle has been full of Trump lately – but what about international news?
The following article contains graphic images. “Tonight we have no house, it’s bombed & I got in rubble. I saw deaths and I almost died” – @AlabedBana. Bana Alabed tweets. She’s a seven-year-old girl living in Aleppo, Syria. Her Twitter account is managed by her
In northeastern Nigeria, where Boko Haram has maintained a vast stronghold, famine has taken over, causing the UN to determine that as many as 75,000 children may die. The influence of Islamic extremist group in the area has caused many farms to close and has subsequently
The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, and The Los Angeles Times round out our top picks for this week. The Washington Post – The 2016 Election, In Graphics This in-depth piece breaks down the elections in detailed graphics. The variety of graphics and illustrations especially
This is the third edition of a new MediaFile series. Every week the International section takes on the task of curating a list of five important world news stories that you may have missed this week because of news from the American election cycle. This week in
This is the second edition of our new MediaFile series. Every week the International section takes on the task of curating a list of five important world news stories that you may have missed this week because of news from the election cycle. Russian bombing
Last Thursday, Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson appeared on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” where panelist Mike Barnicle asked him what he would do, if elected, about Aleppo. “And what is Aleppo?” replied Johnson, sparking a whirlwind of criticism and ridicule. Nathaniel Haas, writing for the left-leaning
The New York Times, The Washington Post, Vox, and The Atlantic round out our top picks for this week. The New York Times – Images of Ground Zero, Transformed by Sandy’s Waters Fifteen years after the tragic events of 9/11, The New York Times’ John Leland unveils