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Egypt gets its looted coffin back!

Egypt exhibited the golden coffin of an ancient Egyptian priest that was returned by New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. Apparently, it was discovered that it had been looted and illegally sold. The finely decorated coffin is inscribed with the name Nedjemankh, a priest of the ram-headed god Heryshef of Herakleopolis, and dates to the […]

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Fancy a car-Free day?

More than 27 km of roads in central London were closed on Sunday as part of Car Free Day. Streets were shut around Tower Bridge, London Bridge and the City of London for the Reimagine event. The roads were used for yoga sessions, go-kart events and mostly just for lazing around.  A festival space on […]

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Sarah Thomas makes history!

Love swimming? But what about swimming continuously for two days? Can’t even imagine doing that, can you? Well, someone has done that and made history! America’s Sarah Thomas has become the first person to swim the English Channel four times non-stop. The ultra-marathon runner achieved the feat by finishing the 215-km challenge in 54 hours […]

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Drone attacks on Saudi oil units

Two oil facilities in Saudi Arabia were targeted by 10 unmanned drones last week. The coordinated attacks were carried by Yemen’s Houthi rebels who targeted state-owned Saudi Aramco oil facilities in Abqaiq and Khurais. Saudi Arabia is a major supplier of oil to the world. With these attacks, 5% of world oil demands would be […]

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Jack Ma retires. Why you should know him

The man who brought e-commerce revolution in China is saying goodbye to the company he started. Jack Ma has resigned from the post of executive chairman of Alibaba. CEO Daniel Zhang will be the new head of the company. The retirement celebration was a big bash at an Olympic-sized stadium in the company’s hometown of […]

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What is G7?

You must have heard a lot of news related to G7. World leaders met and discussed many international policies during this summit which happened in Biarritz, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France last month. But what exactly is G7. We explain here… Simply put, And as the name suggests G7 is the Group of Seven countries. It constitutes the […]

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Greta Thunberg reaches US on green boat

We already know who Greta Thunberg is and what she’s doing. But this 16-year-old teenager is not just words, but actions too.  The youngster reached New York in a zero-carbon emissions sailing boat, completing her 15-day voyage from Britain.  Thunberg used the boat to raise awareness to the greenhouse gases emitted by the use of […]

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Donald Trump wants to buy Greenland!

Last week, the United States President Donald Trump had a rather wacky proposition. He offered to buy Greenland, the largest island on earth.  Greenland is an autonomous Danish territory. It has home rule, but defence and foreign affairs remain under Danish governance. The island also receives an annual subsidy of about $500 million from Denmark. […]

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Amazon is in danger, and so is Earth!

The Amazon rainforest is burning for almost three weeks now. The largest tropical rainforest in the world, Amazon produces approximately 20 percent of the oxygen in the earth’s atmosphere and is called the “lungs of the planet”. The massive fire is alarming as it not only threatens the rich biodiversity of the forest but also […]

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Why is the US scared of Huawei?

Communication technology is a prized possession and no country wants to lag behind in this field. A Chinese telecom company has become a threat to other superpowers who want to win in this game. What’s HuaweiHuawei (pronounced as Wah-Way) is China’s largest information technology and telecom network company and one of the largest in the […]