Alia Knight

March, 2016

  • 20 March

    Obama to Make Historic Visit to Cuba

    Obama to Make Historic Visit to Cuba

    President Barack Obama is to arrive in Cuba on Sunday. It will be the first visit to Cuba by a US president in almost 90 years. “Part of the reason for going on the trip and for going on the trip earlier in the year is to utilize it to …

  • 20 March

    Istanbul Shaken by Suicide Bombing

    Istanbul Shaken by Suicide Bombing

    A busy shopping center in Istanbul was rocked Saturday morning by an explosion on Istiklal Street that killed 4 and injured 36. It is the fourth such attack Turkey has suffered this year and the sixth since July. Two Americans are confirmed to have been among the casualties of the explosion. According …

  • 19 March

    European Union Reaches Agreement with Turkey on Migrants

    European Union Reaches Agreement with Turkey on Migrants

    The European Union has reached an agreement with Turkey that it hopes will curb the biggest refugee and migration crisis in the region since World War II. Turkey has agreed to take back any migrants, Syrian or otherwise, who reach the Greek islands starting on March 20th. The EU has, …

  • 19 March

    62 Dead After Dubai Airliner Crashes in Southern Russia

    62 Dead After Dubai Airliner Crashes in Southern Russia

    Boeing flight 737-800 crashed early Saturday morning while attempting to land on a runway in the Russian city of Rostov-on-Don. All 55 passengers and 7 crew members were killed. The plane was making a second attempt to land on the runway during “poor weather conditions.” The wing of the plane reportedly “hit …