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Four months after the March massacre of 51 Muslim men, women and children in two mosques in the city of Christchurch, New Zealand, gun owners have begun exchanging military-style semi-automatic weapons for money. In the first of 250 planned
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India’s democratic system is going through the worst phase in its 72 years as a free nation. The fate of the Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) government in Karnataka has been hanging in the balance for weeks with many legislators belonging to the ruling coalition sending resignation letters to the Speaker of the
Donald Trump’s contradictory foreign policies have angered, alarmed and, even, amused both world leaders and concerned citizens who follow his antics and pronouncements in public events and via twitter. Since he moved in, it has become clear the White House has never had a more ignorant, erratic,
The Union Budget for 2019-20 is a progressive budget in many areas but the housing sector should have been focused much more to provide a comprehensive solution to the ailing sector.
Babylon has belatedly been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the international cultural organisation, 36 years after Baghdad applied for the designation. Successive Iraqi governments have pressed for recognition and, for the past 12 years,
Nothing leaves us as vulnerable as adversity does. It leaves us with a set of eyes, which stops seeing reason and a mind that turns incorrigibly manipulative. That’s why the hardened criminal is constantly found prowling for those felled by adversity.
For purist feminists with an eye on Europe, the past week has been pretty good. After decades of male dominance at the top of two of Europe’s most powerful institutions, Ursula von der Leyen and Christine Lagarde unexpectedly secured the backing of the bloc’s leaders to head up the European Commission and the
Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey have adopted different policies on the war in Syria but are united in seeking repatriation for the millions of Syrian refugees who have settled in these countries. All three have barred the entry of Syrians seeking sanctuary and have been putting not-so-subtle pressure on them to go home.