World News in Brief

Compiled By: Andrew Koch Political unrest in Ukraine Approximately 80 people were killed after days of protests in Kiev, Ukraine. Ukraine’s President Viktor Yanukovych met with opposition leaders on Feb. 21, agreeing to transfer presidential power to the Ukrainian parliament and to hold special early elections in December. The Ukranian government later issued an arrest warrant for Yanukovych, who fled the country and could face charges for crimes against humanity related to the protests. Mexico arrests high-level drug lord Mexican law enforcement arrested Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, considered to be one of the world’s most powerful drug lords, on Feb. … Continue reading World News in Brief