WORLD NEWS

Find out what’s going in in every continent of the world!

North America:

All-girls robotics team, named “LEGO Superheroes,” in Spokane, Washington, USA, heading to First Lego League North American International Open competition. Team represents St. Mary’s Catholic School in robotics.

South America:

3 unidentified objects described as “fireballs” made landfall in Peru. Peruvian Air Force claims the objects may be “fuel tanks from a satellite.” Exact cause leaves experts stumped.

Europe:

Members of the European Union may no longer recognize UK driving licences in response to Brexit, possible failure to secure transportation deal.

Asia:

China set to remove presidential term limits, allowing current president, Xi Jinping, to run for third term.

Africa:

In early January, Sudan leased the island of Suakin to Turkey for investment projects. This move kindled Egypt’s fears of a Neo-Ottoman Turkey taking away control of the Red Sea (in terms of trade) from Egypt, and having a presence in the Gulf region.

Oceania/Pacific Islands: 

Restaurant chain, Carl’s Jr, set to open in Victoria, Australia, some time in 2018.  

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