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Coronavirus toll crosses 1,000 

As the total number of deaths due to Coronavirus crossed 1,000, the Chinese government removed two officers accountable for health services. Till now more than 43,000 people have been infected worldwide, the vast majority of them in China. Of the most recent deaths, 103 were in the province of Hubei, including 67 in the provincial […]

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Britain is out of EU 

It has happened. Brexit is done and though the British government would follow the European Union rules and bills till the end of this year, the country is officially the first one to walk out of the EU. The United Kingdom broke off its ties with European Union — an economic and political partnership of […]

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Trump is not impeached 

President Donald Trump has been cleared in his impeachment trial, ending a congressional bid to remove him from office that bitterly divided the US. The Senate, run by the president’s fellow Republicans, voted to acquit him 52-48 on charges of abuse of power and 53-47 on obstruction of Congress. Democrats charged Trump in December with […]

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Putin may be declared a Supreme Ruler 

If all goes as planned, Russia may have a ‘ruler for life’. This is similar to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un who would rule the country till he’s alive.  Vladimir Putin could become Russia’s ‘Supreme Ruler’ when he steps down as president under proposed changes to the country’s constitution.  The Kremlin confirmed that the […]

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Why are the US and Iran fighting? 

Relations between the US and Iran have never been too friendly but the recent events could lead to a new low in the ongoing tussle. Recently, Iran launched missile attacks on two US military bases in Iraq. On the other hand, the US has imposed more sanctions on Iran. But that’s not the whole story. […]

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Amazon to open shelter for homeless in its Headquarter 

Sharing and caring is the spirit of humanity, and while we all know this, seldom this principle is followed. However, there are few who think for the underprivileged. Amazon is building a homeless shelter inside its downtown Seattle headquarters. Eight floors of an upcoming office building will be home to the Mary’s Place Family Center […]

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Bougainville is the newest country yet?

There may be a new country on the world map, and its name is Bougainville. The Autonomous Region of Bougainville, a chain of islands that lie 959 kilometres northwest of Papua New Guinea’s capital, Port Moresby, has voted for independence. After the voting, it was found that 97.7% of voters chose independence from Papua New […]

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US President Donald Trump impeached

The House of Representatives voted to impeach US President Donald Trump for misuse of power. The 45th president of the United States, Trump is only the third president to be impeached. Andrew Johnson in 1868 and Bill Clinton in 1998 were both impeached, while Richard Nixon resigned before he could be impeached in 1974. The […]

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Parvez Musharraf gets death penalty

It has never happened in the history of Pakistan, till now. A former military ruler has been given death penalty for putting military rule in the country unconstitutionally. A three-member bench of the special court of Pakistan, headed by the Peshawar High Court Chief Justice Waqar Ahmad Seth with Justice Nazar Akbar of the Sindh […]

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Finland: Sanna Marin and her women-dominated cabinet

Finland’s transportation minister became the world’s youngest prime minister this week when she won a vote among Social Democrat lawmakers. She replaced outgoing Prime Minister Antti Rinne. But that’s not all.  Marin will lead a coalition government with four other female leaders, who will form the top layer of her newly formed cabinet dominated by […]