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Rebel group in Mali declares independent state

According to the Los Angeles Times, Tuareg rebels in Mali who recently captured northern Mali declared that territory an independent state on Friday. The Tuareg’s declaration of independence of the “state,” which the rebels call Azawad, was immediately rejected by … Continue reading

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New sanctions put on al-Assad’s wife and inner circle

In an effort to hinder Bashar al-Assad’s attacks on the people of Syria, the European Union has imposed new sanctions on the president’s inner circle, according to CNN. The new sanctions include freezing the assets of al-Assad’s wife, Asma, and … Continue reading

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EU video promoting anti-racist message criticized for being racist itself

According to CNN, a video released by the European Union last week promoting an anti-racist message had to be pulled because there were accusations that the ad itself was racist. According to the article, the ad features: A white woman … Continue reading

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