Your Weekly News Briefing

Only one week left until Spring Break! Stay focused and here’s what you should know:

  • Fayçal Cheffou Main Role in Brussels Bombing – Fayçal Cheffou, a self-proclaimed journalist, has been charged by Belgian prosecutors as to have taken a key role in Tuesday’s airport bombing. It has never been confirmed that he worked as a journalist. Airport cameras spotted him interacting with bombers Ibrahim el-Bakraoui and Najim Laachraoui who are responsible for killing 35 and injuring 340.
  • Washington DC Under Attack in North Korean Propaganda – North Korean government released a video showing the U.S. capital in flames. It ends with a burning of an American flag and it is conveniently named “Last Chance.” It is aimed at promoting hostility towards the U.S. amongst the people of North Korea.
  • Obama’s Visit to Cuba – Last week Obama made history as the first sitting U.S. President since Calvin Coolidge to visit Cuba. The topics discussed mainly concern human rights and democracy. Many reporters assert that the dynamic was awkward and inconsistent. At the same time, the question of the persistence of the dialogue remains.
  • Marina Abramovic in Shanghai 2017The Power Station of Art (PSA) is speculated to host Marina Abramovic, a famous Serbian performance artist, in its 2017 show. Currently, no one is sure about what Abramovic has prepared for the Shanghai audience, but the art circle is very much looking forward to it.


This article was written by Lana Kugli. Please send an email to to get in touch.
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