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The Trump effects

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REUTERS – The January executive action called for the construction of a multibillion-dollar U.S.-Mexican border wall and detention facilities near the border. It also directed that 5,000 additional Border Patrol agents should be hired, subject to the availability of existing funding.…

The Rohingya exodus: a desperate escape

in Multimedia articles/Visual Journalism

REUTERS –  The latest exodus of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in northwest Myanmar has been called a potential “humanitarian catastrophe”. Around 313,000 refugees have crossed into Bangladesh since Rohingya militants attacked security forces in Rakhine state on August 25, prompting…

Nuclear North Korea

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REUTERS – North Korea conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on Sunday, which it said was a successful detonation of an advanced hydrogen bomb. The country’s nuclear development began in the 1950s and has since grown into a…

UPRISING

in Multimedia articles/Visual Journalism

REUTERS – Millions of people have taken to the streets in Venezuela calling for an end to Maduro’s presidency, amid food shortages, a collapsing currency, and soaring inflation. More than three months of often violent protests against President Nicolas Maduro’s socialist…

North Korea’s other threat

in Multimedia articles

REUTERS – The world is often alarmed at North Korea’s missile and nuclear programs, but thousands of Cold War-era artillery are also massed on the border with South Korea, capable of firing a massive barrage on the capital Seoul with…

Slipping into famine

in Multimedia articles

REUTERS – Four countries in an arc across central Africa and the Middle East—Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen—are at risk of mass starvation due to conflict and drought, with two parts of South Sudan already declared officially ‘under famine’…

Dark Days

in Multimedia articles

REUTERS – Venezuela’s fortunes rise and fall with the price of oil, and when crude prices tanked in 2014, its economy was thrown into chaos. A government that had relied on oil revenues to fund social spending suddenly came up…

French presidential election

in Data journalism

REUTERS – On May 7, France elects a president for the next five years—either Emmanuel Macron, a 39-year-old centrist or Marine Le Pen, 48-year-old leader of the anti-immigrant National Front. Some 47 million people can vote for Macron, an internationalist…

The presidential touch

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REUTERS – As Donald Trump takes office on Jan. 20, he inherits the second-longest running bull market in history. The market’s performance since Election Day 2016 ranks No. 2 among presidential transition periods since Dwight Eisenhower. Stocks now are nearly…