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Trump visits Israel

President Donald Trump has arrived in Israel. He flew in from Saudi Arabia, a key US ally, where he gave a speech to Arab and Muslim leaders at a summit. Trump will hold talks with both Israeli and…

Crisis in Macedonia

Political unrest in The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedoniaresulted in citizens rallying for fresh elections just six months after the parliamentary elections of 2016. The tension escalated with…

French President Emmanuel Macron

On 7th May 2017, Emmanuel Macron won the Presidential election by a clear majority of 66.06% in comparison to counterpart Le Pen at 33.94%. Macron at 39 is the youngest President of France after…

China creates its own Wikipedia

The government of China has decided to launch third edition of nationalised encyclopaedia to compete with Wikipedia. 20,000 scholars and teachers from state run universities are currently working on…

First transgender athletic meeting

 On the 29th of April, In a bid to promote equality for the transgender community in the state, a one-day athletic meet was organized by the state government of Kerala. Around hundred people…

Conflict continues over South China Sea

Chairman for the 30th ASEAN Summit, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in his statement on 29th April 2017 showed marked relaxation of ASEAN countries’ attitude towards China regarding the South…

The Persian Potential

A series of tumultuous events have characterized Iran’s 9000-year-old past which has seen the rise and fall of rulers, from Deioces of the Median dynasty to Ayatollah Khomeini, who brought Iran at…

Probe into Nawaz Sharif

On the 20th of April, Following the disclosure of the Panama Papers, the Pakistani Supreme Court ordered a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) into the finances of the Prime Minister of Pakistan..

Erdogan establishes Presidential Dictatorship in Turkey

On 16th April 2017 Turkey voted in a referendum to replace parliamentarian government with a presidential dictatorship. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan narrowly won the referendum to enabling..

Poland accuses Russia

On the 4th of April 2017, Polish lawyers and advocates said that new evidence had been uncovered linking the 2010 plane crash near Smolensk to two Russian air traffic..

Protest in Serbia

Thousands of people have rallied for the third consecutive day in Serbia, protesting against Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic being elected the country's next president. Crowds on Wednesday..

The Future of China & North Korea

US President Donald Trump held out the possibility on Sunday of using trade as a lever to secure Chinese cooperation against North Korea and suggested Washington might deal with Pyongyang's nucler...

Venezuelan Parliament Reinstated

On the 2nd of April 2017, The Venezuelan High Court ruled to reverse its decision to strip the Legislative body, the National Assembly of all its powers. President Nicolas Maduro asked the court in a…

Park Geun-hye aressted

On the 31st of March 2017, Impeached Korean President, Park Geun-Hye was arrested and placed within the Seoul Detention Centre

Jared Kushner to be questioned over alleged Trump-Russia ties

Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and aide, is being questioned by a US committee investigating alleged ties between the Trump team and Moscow. Kushner has volunteered to speak to…

Trump to kill Obama climate change policies

US President Donald Trump is due to sign an executive order to overturn key parts of the Obama administration's plan to tackle global warming. The move will undo the Clean Power Plan which required…

Trump-Russia Collusion

On March 20th, 2017, Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Director James B. Comey and National Security Agency (NSA) Director Adm. Mike Rogers sat before a House Permanent Select Committee on…

Duterte vs. impeachment

An impeachment motion was filed last Thursday in the Congress of the Philippines against President Rodrigo Duterte. The motion cites the participation of the President in extrajudicial killings…

Donald Trump standoff with the GCHQ

The US has agreed not to repeat claims the UK's communications intelligence agency wiretapped Donald Trump in the weeks after he won the US election. GCHQ denied allegations made by the White House.. 

Dutch elections

On March 15th, 13 Million people are heading to the election polls around the Netherlands to decide who will make up their next government. Current Prime Minister Mark Rutte will take on the head of…