International Affairs


Mexican President Cancels Visit with President Trump

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto tweeted on Thursday that he has cancelled a meeting with American President Donald Trump. He first tweeted, “Mexico reiterates its willingness to work with the United States to achieve agreements in favour of both Nations.” He then followed up with, “This morning we have informed […]

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UK Supreme Court Rules Parliament Must Vote on Brexit

The United Kingdom Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that the British Parliament must vote on leaving the European Union, otherwise known as the Brexit, before Prime Minister Theresa May can trigger the European Union’s Article 50. The judges voted against the government in an 8-3 vote. May had wanted to […]


President Obama Cracks Down on Russian-Owned Compounds in America

As part of larger sanctions and punishments on the Russian government, President Obama announced that Russian diplomats and government employees will no longer be able to access two compounds owned by the Russian government, effectively closing the properties. The sanctions come as a result of the Russian government’s interference in the […]


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Turkish Police Officer Assassinates Russian Ambassador

As the Turkish and Russian governments have worked to improve their historically frosty relationship, the Russian ambassador to Turkey was assassinated on Monday by a Turkish police officer. Gunman Mevlut Mert Altintas was killed in the aftermath. Ambassador Andrey Karlov was killed at an Ankara art gallery where he was invited […]