Editor’s note: This article was initially published in The Daily Gazette, Swarthmore’s online, daily newspaper founded in Fall 1996. As of Fall 2018, the DG has merged with The Phoenix. See the about page to read more about the DG.
A round-up of this week’s news. The Taliban wages a series of attacks on Kabul. Photos of U.S. troops posing with dead Afghans surface on the LA Times. Protests increase in Bahrain over the Formula One Grand Prix to be held next month. Egypt disqualifies 10 presidential candidates. Syria pledges to respect a new UN monitor plan. Sudanese President al-Bashar talks about freeing South Sudan. From warnewsradio.org. Produced by Aaron Moser, Elliana Bisgaard-Church, Amy DiPierro, and Sarah Dwider.