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Britain braces for Brexit

International | The divorce process is finally going ahead more than three years after it began
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 1/28/20, 03:47 pm

On Friday, a giant clock will project onto the British prime minister’s residence at No. 10 Downing Street, London, and count down to 11 p.m., when the United Kingdom is scheduled to officially leave the European Union. The Union Jack will also fly in Parliament Square, and the U.K. will unveil a commemorative coin to usher in the much-delayed departure.

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Libya’s international war

International | Outside nations and stakeholders remain embroiled in the long-running conflict
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 1/21/20, 05:02 pm

The civil war in Libya has entangled more than a dozen other countries. On Sunday, representatives of many of those nations and several multinational governing bodies like the United Nations met in Berlin to try to work out a peace deal between the two warring sides.

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Associated Press/Photo by Rick Rycroft

Disaster Down Under

International | Blazes rage on amid economic and political turmoil in Australia
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 1/14/20, 03:31 pm

Australian firefighters on Sunday celebrated a break in the weather that allowed them to get ahead of disastrous bushfires that have blazed since September. Firefighters near Bodalla, New South Wales, said the cooler temperatures and mild winds allowed them to pull down small trees and burn bushland in the fire’s projected path.

The fires have burned more than 25.5 million acres—a little more than the size of Indiana—killing 28 people and destroying more than 2,000 homes. Beyond the damages to lives and property, the fires also have kindled political and economic conflict.

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