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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Fishing Militia in Disputed South China Sea

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In its bid to stay assertive over the disputed South China Sea, the recession facing China is increasingly relying on a mechanism which its foes or rivals may not have thought even remotely. Personnel of Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) are giving the country’s thousands of fishermen training in gathering information on foreign vessels and ships entering the South China [...Read More]

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US Gun Violence and Scary Statistics

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Two students were shot outside Wisconsin high school prom last Sunday. A day before that, eight members of a family, including a teenager, were shot dead in Ohio. Ten Americans lost their lives in less than two days. Shooting ‘beyond comprehension’ is a full-grown monster that’s precariously roaming across the nation. Kids are Dying Only two days back (April 26), [...Read More]

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Political Crisis and Corruption in Brazil

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The Panama Papers leak has created a series of political ripples that threaten to engulf country after country across the world. After claiming Icelandic PM Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson as its first victim, the leaks are all set to rock the political corridors of Brazil. The country, which finds itself in the middle of a political turmoil involving a major corruption [...Read More]

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