Population Youth / Week 21

Week 21

The Dress, From Meaningless to Meaningful

The recent internet sensation which received over 30 million views in less than 4 days was a picture of a dress that could either be perceived as white and gold or black and blue. People all over the world have voiced their opinions on this dress on several social media forums. Though just yesterday Salvation Army…

Last of Ebola

The fatal virus which wiped out more than 9,000 people in the last year is slowly dying out. Yesterday after a ceremony in Liberia’s capital, their last patient with Ebola was discharged. Marking a huge milestone within West Africa. Officials stated that the epidemic which killed more than 10,000 people within Liberia just five months…

Ferguson Cop to be Tried Again

Last August in Ferguson, Missouri an unarmed African American teenager was shot dead. Michael Brown was fatally shot by police officer Darren Wilson. A very controversial criminal trial resulted in Wilson being acquitted. This led to protests all over the United States. Recently, the Department of Justice released their inquiry into Ferguson and found the…

Netanyahu Comes for a Visit

Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel addressed the U.S. Congress this week. In his speech, Netanyahu criticised the proposed deal between Iran and the United States and said that Iran was a threat to the whole world. The United States has been in negotiations with Iran to halt their nuclear program. After limited success with…

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