News Round-Up 4/10/14: Stephen Colbert, Queer Cosmo, & Islamophobia

Today is peak day for cherry blossoms, so you might want to get on that, DMVers.

flickr / tyrian123 / cherry blossoms overtake d.c.
flickr / tyrian123 / cherry blossoms overtake d.c.

Breaking: Israeli officials say progress on peace talks.

Assorted Stand-Outs:

South Asia:

Southeast, Central, & East Asia:

Eurasia & Europe:

Middle East & North Africa:

Eastern, Central, & Western Africa:

  • The UN has approved peacekeepers for the Central African Republic, as the country dissolves into chaos and ethnic violence, with Christians turning on Muslims.
  • 3600 people have been raped in the Democratic Republic of the Congo over the course of the last four years, according to the UN.

Americas:

Oceania:

  • Disease is threatening the flood-hit Solomon Islands, with 21 deaths reported in the capital city of Honiara.

Daily Wow: In my extensive HONY love I somehow missed the HONY Goes To Iran moment, so here it is.

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