News Round-Up 4/2/14: Corporations Are Still People & Afghanistan Has A Nearing Election

reuters / afghanistan
reuters / afghanistan

 

Assorted Stand-Outs:

South Asia:

Southeast & East Asia:

Europe & Eurasia:

  • NATO chief warns Russia could invade the Ukraine within a week. Meanwhile Russia is tightening its pressure on Ukraine by utilizing its main tool: gas.
  • Ukraine’s ousted leader hopes Russia will return Crimea.
  • In France, President François Hollande has appointed a new cabinet, which includes a number of surprises–namely his former partner, Ségolène Royal.
  • A Turkish court says the government’s Twitter ban violates the rights of citizens.

Middle East & North Africa:

Eastern, Western, & Central Africa:

Southern Africa:

Americas:

Daily Wow: If you thought the news was too serious, here’s the United States of Bros.

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