Happy Thanksgiving – Pardoning The Turkey

The National Thanksgiving Turkey Presentation is an annual ceremony that is held at the White House just before Thanksgiving. The National Turkey Federation and the Poultry and Egg National Board present the US President with a live domestic turkey. Usually the turkey presented is a White Broad Breasted turkey and is designated the national turkey. An alternate turkey is also [...Read More]

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US election: Too tough to decide the race

US Elections: A tough decision

Past records show that the US Presidential election, which appears tough and highly competitive in the beginning of the race, recedes into single candidate dominated affair four-five months before the polls. It has been seen in the case of the 2008 Presidential election. Democratic Party candidate Barack Obama, who faced a tough fight from Republican’s John McCain in the beginning [...Read More]

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China refuses to toe UN tribunal line

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Hit hard by the judgement of the United Nations backed by the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague, China has lost its diplomatic language which once used to be asset for its international dealings. Instead of respecting the judgement of the international tribunal, China has threatened that if any country takes provocative action against its security interest, Beijing will [...Read More]

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Brexit pulls rug out of UK feet

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The United Kingdom and Europe are deep in political turmoil following the Brexit. The country’s political parties – the Conservative and the Labour – are in disarray, while confusion continues on the successor of Prime Minister David Cameron who announced his resignation following the June 23 referendum going “leave” campaigners’ way. Poster boy of leave campaign Boris Johnson was expected [...Read More]

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China attempts to narrow military gap with the US

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Every country wants to become great and powerful, but no country can be as obsessive in its desire for greatness as China, the world’s second largest economy. Chinese leaders often see modernization of the country’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) as a way forward to achieve great power status. A strong military, as per Chinese leaders, is an essential tool to [...Read More]

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Immigration: A major headache for the UK

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As the June 23 referendum on ‘Brexit’ is approaching, debates in the United Kingdom over immigration are getting forceful with ‘leave European Union’ campaigners sparing no efforts to convince voters that their country’s interest would be better served if the issue is resolved once and for all. This is not for the first time it has grabbed media headlines in [...Read More]

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BREXIT: Britain’s Exit from European Union

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Donald Trump, the Republican presidential hopeful, loves to treat his opponents mercilessly. A thorough and thorough arrogant personality, he often creates nuisance in public when he is expected to behave well during the course of on-going presidential nomination campaigning. Recently, he poked fun at US President Barack Obama and virtually slandered him on the issue of Brexit (a shorthand for [...Read More]

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