Africa and Middle East
CAR crisis: Chad rejects UN claims of
Chad has rejected UN accusations that its troops killed 30 people and injured many more in an
unprovoked attack in a market in the Central African Republic.
In a statement, Chad'
Chile's Michelle Bachelet faces first protest
Tens of thousands of Chileans have marched through Santiago to urge new President Michelle
Bachelet to carry out her left-leaning reform programme.
The key demand of the activists was that the Pi
Southeast Asia and Oceania
Malaysia missing plane MH370 search has
'best lead so far'
An Australian vessel searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane has detected signals
consistent with those from "black box" flight recorders.
The Ocean Shield shi
Nato's Eastern Europe build-up plans
Moscow is pressing Nato to explain its plans to enhance its military presence in Eastern Europe,
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said.
"We not only expect answers, but answers. based fully on re
World Bank cuts China growth forecast
The World Bank has trimmed its growth forecast slightly for China, citing a "bumpy start to the year".
It now expects the Chinese economy to grow by 7.6% in 2014, down from its earlier projection of 7.7%.
Secret US Senate report details CIA abuse
A long-awaited US Senate report said that the CIA used secret "black sites" to interrogate
prisoners using techniques not previously acknowledged.
These included dunking suspects in icy water and sma
India begins giant general election
Indians have voted in the first phase of a general election which pits the governing Congress
party against the Hindu nationalist BJP opposition.
The nine-phase vote got under way in the north-eastern states
Video Analysis 1
In our first video, we learned about the culture of Argentina in terms of two of its cities,
Buenos Aires and Mendoza. Although in the same country, these two cities center on different
things, with a few similarities. Not only are Buenos
World Culture Geography
Video Response 4
Rabbit Proof Fence
This movie was about three young girls who make a miraculous journey from one side of
Australia to the other, a full 1500 miles in 9 weeks. It was based off a true story in which Molly
World Culture Geography
Video Response 3
Beyond the Gates
The third video we watched was about the Rwandan genocide at Ecole Technique
Officielle in April 1994. This accurate reenactment of the genocide was very graphic and put the
viewer right into the a
Video 2 Reflection
For video number 2, we watched 2 videos about Europe. The first video we watched was
about London, England and Paris, France and it explored both of these historic cities. The next
video we watched was about the Rhine and the Danube Riv