Weekly Hot Topics – Dec 18th 2014

It is time for Weekly Hot Topics to catch you up on this week’s biggest stories from around the globe.

This week…

sydney

 

HEADLINES

A 16 hour hostage siege in Sydney has left the nation rattled and wondering how to move forward.

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pakistan

 

HEADLINES

The Taliban attacked a school in Pakistan this week, leaving hundreds of students dead and a nation angered.

russia

 

DEVELOPING

The Russian Rouble experienced the worst single-day drop in history this week and many are wondering what the international ripples will be.

 

hobbit

 

ENTERTAINMENT

The final part of The Hobbit has opened this week to positive reviews.

 

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