Weekly Bulletin: Mon 27 Nov 2017

Welcome to the Weekly Bulletin of News for Monday 27th November 2017. Here is a brief summary of the news emanating from the world in the past week.



  • The last week has witnessed the ostensible conclusion of the political unrest in Zimbabwe. Following a much-publicised military coup, President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe eventually stood down last week. Emmerson Mnangagwa is the new President of Zimbabwe. This brings an end to Mugabe’s 37-year rule of Zimbabwe.



  • Unfortunately, an attack on a mosque in Egypt claimed the lives of 305 people.
  • Following accusations of crimes that amounted to ‘ethnic cleansing’ against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, an accord between Bangladesh and Myanmar looks set to facilitate the return of the Rohingya people to Myanmar.
  • A major volcanic eruption is feared to be imminent in Bali, Indonesia. 10,000 people have been warned to evacuate the area. Mount Agung is the area affected, which could have far-reaching consequences.



  • Prince Harry has announced his engagement to Meghan Markle, it has been announced. The Wedding will be held in Spring 2018.
  • A car crash in Leeds at the weekend killed five people. In a recent development, it appears that seven people, including the five victims, were in the stolen car at the time of the crash. The remaining two people are believed to be two 15-year old boys, who are being held by Police.



  • Virtual currency Bitcoin is approaching the value of $10,000 for the first ever time – a record high. The value in January of this year was just $1,000.
  • The possible volcanic eruption in Bali, Indonesia – mentioned above, has caused a hit to tourism in Indonesia.



  • Talks over Brexit continue.



  • Netflix favourite House of Cards is expected to re-start filming soon. Filming was postponed after allegations against Kevin Spacey.






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