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Global News 4/18/19 – North Korea tests new weapon, major prescription opioid crime crackdown, and dozens arrested in Nicaragua protest

Global News 4/11/19 – Julian Assange arrested, Al-Bashir ousted, and the middle class in decline

Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, was arrested Thursday at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, where he had sheltered since 2012. Credit Henry Nicholls/Reuters

Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, was arrested Thursday at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, where he had sheltered since 2012. Credit Henry Nicholls/Reuters

This Thursday, some huge developments around the world took place. Julian Assange, the leader of WikiLeaks who had been taking shelter in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, was arrested today and faces extradition to the US. In addition, Sudan’s genocide-accused president Al-Bashir was ousted by the country’s military after months of protests. Finally, the middle class is no longer truly “middle.” Read more on why, and check out more stories, below.

Global News 4/9/19 – 7 killed during Sudan protests, Libya conflict intensifies, and China deflects criticism of Muslim camps

Protesters rally near the military headquarters, Tuesday, April 9, 2019, in the capital Khartoum, Sudan. Activists behind anti-government protests in Sudan say security forces have killed at least seven people, including a military officer, in another attempt to break up the sit-in outside the military headquarters in Khartoum. A spokeswoman for the Sudanese Professionals Association, said clashes erupted again early Tuesday between security forces and protesters who have been camping out in front of the complex in Khartoum since Saturday. (AP Photo)

Protesters rally near the military headquarters, Tuesday, April 9, 2019, in the capital Khartoum, Sudan. Activists behind anti-government protests in Sudan say security forces have killed at least seven people, including a military officer, in another attempt to break up the sit-in outside the military headquarters in Khartoum. A spokeswoman for the Sudanese Professionals Association, said clashes erupted again early Tuesday between security forces and protesters who have been camping out in front of the complex in Khartoum since Saturday. (AP Photo)