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In depth: Three countries rush to claim an underwater mountain

There’s a huge mountain range on earth which is not shown in any map you would see. And a number of countries have already started to fight over its ownership.  What is this hidden gem? Hidden below the North Pole in the Arctic region is Lomonosov Ridge. It is a vast mountain range running from […]

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In depth: What’s happening in Myanmar?

The military took over the government of Myanmar, after removing the country’s elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi. President Win Myint has also been detained. Sui Kyi held the post of state counselor, a position like prime minister, in Myanmar. She’s the leader of political party National League for Democracy (NLD). The recent developments  Myanmar’s […]

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After Rihanna, Greta comes out in support of farmers

As India celebrated her 72nd Republic Day all over the country, a peaceful protest turned into a violent agitation in the national capital. The tractor rally by the farmers protesting against the Farm Laws turned into a violent procession where a farmer was killed and several policemen were injured.  Read about the in-depth story on […]

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In depth: What is the Change the Date debate in Australia?

Every year around January 26, a debate rages in Australia… Change the Date. Australia Day, on 26 January, commemorates the day in 1788 when Captain Arthur Phillip, commander of the First Fleet of 11 British ships, arrived at Sydney Cove to signal the birth of the colony. But many people also call it “Invasion Day” […]

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Donald Trump impeached for second time

US President Donald Trump has been impeached again. This time for inciting violence that led to rioting at the Capitol building and the death of five people including a policeman.  Before considering impeachment, the House had asked Vice President Mike Pence to use the 25th Amendment to remove Trump. When Pence refused, Democrats  began the […]

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In depth: Why are farmers protesting?

It’s been more than a month now that farmers are protesting at the Delhi border against the farm laws passed by the Narendra Modi government.  The laws The laws against which the farmers are protesting are – the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance and Farm Services Act, 2020; Farmers Produce Trade and […]

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In depth: How Ethiopia’s civil war would affect Africa?

A prospective civil war in the African country Ethiopia may lead to a turmoil in the continent and the world. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has ordered his  troops to counter an allegedly violent attack by armed forces in the country’s northern Tigray region. Though this may seem the most immediate conflict, the truth is […]

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Nagorno-Karabakh: Armenia-Azerbaijan sign peace deal

After weeks of conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, Russia brokered peace between Armenia and Azerbaijan. More than 1,200 people have lost their lives as per the Nagorno-Karabakh authorities, while thousands have been displaced in the conflict. The peace deal, which was signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Armenia’s prime minister Nikol Pashinyan, […]

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Joe Biden is America’s new President

After days of waiting and counting still going on, the Democrat candidate and two time vice-president Joe Biden has been projected as America’s 46th president.  Biden’s Republican opponent and US president Donald Trump, however, has refused to concede, saying the “election is far from over” and that he will not “rest until the American People […]

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US Elections: Biden is leading but Trump would not step down so easily

It would be a nail biting finish for the US Presidential race. The Democrat nominee Joe Biden is leading with only a few states remaining to finish the count. But those in the know say that President Donald Trump would not hang his boots so easily.  Trump has said several times how he would not […]