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International News

Rakhine, Myanmar New evidence has emerged that implicates the Myanmar military, known as the Tatmadaw, in committing war crimes and violating human rights laws. A report released on May 29 by Amnesty International details the atrocities and formally accuses the Tatmadaw of a series of crimes including torture, extrajudicial executions, arbitrary arrests and enforced disappearances. ...

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How to register for the EU elections

How to register for the EU elections

The European Parliament elections will take place on the 23rd of May. Because of the Brexit extension, you can still cast your vote. To register to vote, visit gov.uk It is advised that you do as soon as possible if you want to have a say in these elections. If...

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New Zealand bans military style weapons following mosque attack

New Zealand bans military style weapons following mosque attack

The prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, announced in a news conference that a new legislation is hoped to be placed by 11 April.“Every semi-automatic weapon used in the terror attack on Friday will be banned,” said Arden. “This legislation will be drafted and introduced in urgency.” All of the 50 bodies...

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EU fines Google for the third year in a row over advertising

EU fines Google for the third year in a row over advertising

The EU has accused Google of abusing its market dominance by restricting other third parties from displaying their search, issuing a billion euro fine on Wednesday 20th March. Google is known to be a huge web service that dominates over many other search engines over the world and has said...

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FBI accuses wealthy parents and celebrities regarding college entrance bribes

FBI accuses wealthy parents and celebrities regarding college entrance bribes

The U.S. Justice Department announced that they have charged 50 people, including Full House actress, Lori Loughlin, and Desperate Housewives actress, Felicity Huffman, for bribing college and entrance exam officials, on Tuesday March 12 The parents of these students had paid sports coaches to recruit the students on to their...

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Deceased fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld leaves £150,000,000 fortune to his cat

Deceased fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld leaves £150,000,000 fortune to his cat

Fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld, who died at the age of 85, has left his £150,000,000 fortune to his cat Choupette. Lagerfeld, best known for giving Chanel the iconic reputation it has today, passed away on pancreatic cancer  on Tuesday 19th February in Paris. He reportedly fell in love with the Birman...

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London world’s most sustainable city

London world’s most sustainable city

London must invest further in infrastructure if it is to remain the world’s most sustainable city, experts warn. The 2018 ”Arcadis Sustainable Cities Index” ranked London as number one, ahead of Stockholm, Frankfurt, Singapore, New York and Paris, when compared against three pillars of sustainability. 100 cities were ranked on...

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2018: A Retrospective of World Events

2018: A Retrospective of World Events

  It would be an understatement to say that 2018 was an eventful year. Going into 2019, “KCW Today” has gathered a selection of some of the most memorable and noteworthy events of 2018.   January   North and South Korea Meeting: Delegates from the two Koreas met in the...

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2018: A Retrospective of World Events

2018: A Retrospective of World Events

It would be an understatement to say that 2018 was an eventful year. Going into 2019, KCW Today has gathered a selection of some of the most memorable and noteworthy events of 2018.   January   North and South Korea Meeting – Delegates from the two Koreas met in the...

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California suffers largest wildfire in its history

California suffers largest wildfire in its history

Wildfires continued to terrorise the state of California during the weekend, with the death toll tragically rising to 42. Californians find themselves in a state of shock as thousands of people were evacuated from the area. On top of the 42 people confirmed dead, over 220 people are still unaccounted...

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