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El apoyo de Trump al líder opositor de Venezuela alza preguntas sobre presuntos intereses egoístas del país norteamericano

El apoyo de Trump al líder opositor de Venezuela alza preguntas sobre presuntos intereses egoístas del país norteamericano

Hillary Flores, La DePaulia Editor-in-Chief

February 9, 2020

El presidente Donald Trump anunció su pleno apoyo al líder opositor de Venezuela, Juan Guaidó, durante su discurso del tercer estado de la Unión el 4 de febrero – rechazando la postura política del presidente Nicolás Maduro como presidente de Venezuela. Ahora, con el apoyo de los Estados Unidos, l...

Trump plan calls for Palestinian state, settlement freeze

Trump plan calls for Palestinian state, settlement freeze

Associated Press

January 28, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unveiled his long-awaited Middle East peace plan Tuesday, calling for the creation of a State of Palestine with its capital in portions of east Jerusalem. He declared it a “win-win” opportunity for both Israel and the Palestinians. The plan ends speculation...

American-Iranian tensions complicated by Ukrainian disaster

American-Iranian tensions complicated by Ukrainian disaster

Brita Hunegs, Staff Writer

January 26, 2020

176 passengers died earlier this month when a Ukrainian airliner crashed shortly after taking off from Tehran. The Iranian government acknowledged their military had shot down the jet in a reactive response to the U.S. targeted killing of Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani, and subsequently amplified tensions between the two countries.  Of the passengers, 82 were Iranian, 63 Canadi...

Estudiantes Latinx exploran su identidad y cultura a través de ‘Cafecitos’

Estudiantes Latinx exploran su identidad y cultura a través de ‘Cafecitos’

Jonathan Aguilar, La DePaulia Multimedia Editor

January 20, 2020

Cada semana, en un pequeño salón ubicado en el centro estudiantil los estudiantes latinx de DePaul exploran su identidad y cultura mediante los pilares de fe, cultura, y servicio - a través de conversaciones sobre una amplia gama de temas que están afectando a sus comunidades llamado "Cafecitos....

Cycle of revenge: What’s next after killing of Iran general?

Cycle of revenge: What’s next after killing of Iran general?

Associated Press

January 3, 2020

JERUSALEM (AP) — The unprecedented killing of Iran's top general in a U.S. airstrike in Iraq has sent shockwaves across the Middle East, with Iran and its allies vowing revenge amid fears of an all-out war. But while they have vast arsenals and are within striking distance of U.S. troops deployed...

UK’s Johnson claims Brexit mandate as Tories secure majority

UK’s Johnson claims Brexit mandate as Tories secure majority

Associated Press

December 13, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party has won a thumping majority of seats in Britain's Parliament — a decisive outcome to a Brexit-dominated election that should allow Johnson to fulfill his plan to take the U.K. out of the European Union next month. With 648 of the...

Chinese, other students flee Hong Kong as violence worsens

Chinese, other students flee Hong Kong as violence worsens

Associated Press

November 13, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — University students from mainland China and Taiwan are fleeing Hong Kong, while those from three Scandinavian countries have been moved or urged to leave as college campuses become the latest battleground in the city’s 5-month-long anti-government unrest. Marine police used a...

Who was mysterious Islamic State group leader al-Baghdadi?

Who was mysterious Islamic State group leader al-Baghdadi?

Veronica Schoonover, Contributing Writer

November 11, 2019

Before he declared himself caliph of the Islamic State militant group’s territory across much of Iraq and parts of Syria on June 29, 2014, and before he reportedly detonated a suicide vest — killing himself and several children as U.S. Special Forces raided a compound in the village of Barisha in Syria...

Argentina Elections: Peronist Party looks to regain power

Argentina Elections: Peronist Party looks to regain power

Alec Farley, Contributing Writer

October 27, 2019

Presidential candidate Alberto Fernández and running mate Cristina Fernández de Kirchner headed into the general election Sunday with polls suggesting a landslide victory over incumbent Mauricio Macri, who has faced scrutiny and decreasing popularity amid the economic crisis. Macri lost by an astound...

Over 100 civilians killed since start of Turkish offensive

Over 100 civilians killed since start of Turkish offensive

Brian Pearlman, Nation & World Editor

October 21, 2019

The U.K.-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights announced Sunday that 120 civilians had been killed since the start of the Turkish offensive in northern Syria. The group also said 300,000 civilians had been displaced since the start of “Operation Peace Spring” on Wednesday, Oct. 9. The offe...

Turkish offensive launched in northern Syria

Turkish offensive launched in northern Syria

Brian Pearlman, Nation & World Editor

October 14, 2019

A Turkish assault on northern Syria entered its fifth day Sunday in the wake of the U.S.’s drawdown of operations in the region. Turkish President Recep Tayip Erdogan announced Saturday, Oct. 5 that military operations against the predominantly Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) would begin, a day before President Donald Trump announced that U.S. forces...

Turkey begins offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria

Turkey begins offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria

Lefteris Pitarakis and Sarah El Deeb

October 9, 2019

AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) — Turkey launched airstrikes, fired artillery and began a ground offensive against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria on Wednesday after U.S. troops pulled back from the area, paving the way for an assault on forces that have long been allied with the United States. Turkish...

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