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  • Mar 02 2021

    Former French president sentenced to jail for corruption

    A French court on Monday sentenced former President Nicolas Sarkozy to three years in prison for corruption and influence peddling, but suspended two years of the sentence. President from 2007 to 2012, he was found guilty of trying to illegally obtain information from a senior magistrate in 2014 about an ongoing investigation into his campaign […]

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  • Feb 27 2021

    Myanmar: Police takes decisive action against protesters after envoy appeals to U.N. to stop coup

    Myanmar police moved decisively on Saturday in a bid to prevent opponents of military rule gathering throughout the country after Myanmar’s U.N. envoy urged the United Nations to use “any means necessary” to stop a Feb. 1 coup.

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  • Feb 18 2021

    Texas-US: Winter storm killed 24 people and caused widespread power outage

    The huge storm sweeping across the southern US has killed at least 24 people and left millions without power.Texas has seen widespread outages. Nearly seven million people in the US state of Texas have been told to boil tap water before consuming it after a deadly winter storm caused power blackouts at treatment facilities.

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  • Feb 12 2021

    China bans BBC World News broadcast

    Chinese regulators have accused the UK’s global broadcaster of breaking China’s media code. The move follows the decision by UK authorities to revoke the license for China’s global state TV network CGTN. Chinese regulators banned BBC World News on Thursday, claiming the global network “seriously violated” the country’s broadcasting rules.

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  • Feb 03 2021

    After Rihanna, many others make farmers’ protest global

    Several posts on the micro-blogging site came after Rihanna shared a news article highlighting the Centre’s crackdown on the farmers by cutting off internet services in many regions. “Why aren’t we talking about this?!”, wrote Rihanna, as she added the hashtag #FarmersProtest along with the post on the micro-blogging site.

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  • Feb 01 2021

    Myanmar Coup: Military seizes power, detains elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi

    Myanmar’s military seized power on Monday in a coup against the democratically elected government of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, who was detained along with other leaders of her National League for Democracy (NLD) party in early morning raids.

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  • Jan 31 2021

    Two Students arrested in Turkey for Mecca poster with LGBT flag

    Two students have been arrested in Turkey on charges of inciting hatred and insulting religious values over a poster depicting Islam’s most sacred site — the Kaaba — with LGBT flags.

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  • Jan 30 2021

    UAE announces citizenships for investors,skilled,professionals

    The United Arab Emirates has approved amendments to the Executive Regulation of the Federal Law concerning Nationality and Passports allowing investors, professionals, special talents and their families to acquire the Emirati nationality and passport under certain conditions. The move aims at attracting more bright minds to the Emirati community in a way that contributes to […]

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  • Jan 26 2021

    India- New Delhi: Protesting farmers hoist their flag on Red Fort

    The government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi failed to stop protesting farmers despite police crackdown who entered the historic Red Fort complex in the capital and hoisted their flags. It was earlier reported that the Khalistan flag was hoisted atop the Red Fort. However, upon investigation, it was found to be the ‘Nishan Sahib’, which […]

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  • Jan 23 2021

    Protests surge across Russia calling for the release of kremlin critic Alexei Navalny

    The poisoning and arrest of the opposition leader set off nationwide protests, beginning in the Far East, where people braved temperatures of minus 60 degrees. Thousands gathered in central Moscow as riot officers detained scores of demonstrators.

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