Monthly Archives: December 2012

Putin signs adoption ban

On Friday, President Vladimir Putin, of Russia, signed into law a ban on adoptions of Russian Children by U.S. citizens. This law is in response to a law President Barack Obama signed called the Magnitsky Act, which imposes U.S. travel … Continue reading

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A year in review

2012. It has been a year of many ups and downs, from the ongoing conflicts in countries such as Syria, the Sudan border and the Democratic Republic of Congo, to the Olympics, in which Saudi Arabia allowed “qualified” women to … Continue reading

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South Korea Elects First Female President

South Korea elected its first female president recently. The below is written by Ms. Magazine. On Wednesday, Park Geun-hye was elected President of South Korea. She will be the first woman to ever hold the position in that country. Park, … Continue reading

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