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Monthly Archives: August 2014

Brazil’s rapidly engorged position in the media spotlight over the summer has been dogged by persistent political and economic troubles of the country. From May until July, São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro – amongst other large cities – were...

By Max Horder on Aug 28th, 2014

With the G20 economic summit in progress, a new development in climate change could cause concern for participants. Massive holes have appeared in Siberia, and could be the result of greenhouse gases escaping melting permafrost. Read more →...

A United States Major-General was shot and killed at a military academy near Kabul on August 5th, the highest ranking U.S. officer to die since the September 11 attack on the Pentagon. A German brigadier-general, two Afghan generals and at least...

By T.S. Blanchard on Aug 14th, 2014

Since March 2014, an outbreak of Ebola virus has been plaguing West African nations. Due to intense international travel the virus has the potential to quickly spread across the globe, and while it has only affected West Africa over 800 people...

By Anisha Chadha on Aug 13th, 2014

Taiwan’s Kuomintang, or KMT party, was once again named the world’s richest political party. This year the KMT, also known as the Chinese Nationalist Party, registered its total assets at 26.8 billion NT, or 892.4 million USD. Read more...

By Record on Aug 9th, 2014

Last month a group of seven staff members at Burmese newspaper Bi Mon Te Nay (‘Bi-Midday Sun’) were arrested and are currently standing trial for allegedly endangering state security and inciting public alarm. If convicted, they face up...

By T.S. Blanchard on Aug 9th, 2014

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is not agreeing to a cease-fire in the ongoing conflict between Israel and Gaza, despite pressure from international leaders to end the fighting. Israel and Palestine have had disputes over borders,...

By Anisha Chadha on Aug 5th, 2014

Dear readers, Through the years The International has strived to provide its audience with the highest possible quality journalism. We have practiced our craft with unparalleled efforts, building a publication known for consistently providing...

By Evan Luke on Aug 4th, 2014