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Migration crisis a test for European ideas, politicians, future prospects

September 29, 2015 11:43 am0 comments
Migration crisis a test for European ideas, politicians, future prospects

The leaders of the European Union will discuss the migration crisis during an extraordinary meeting summoned by the European Council President Donald Tusk on Wednesday, September 23. On September 17, he announced the plans to visit the refugee camps in Egypt and Jordan this week before the meeting. The idea […]

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Ufa SCO-BRICS summits’ results herald new world order in the making

August 17, 2015 11:14 am0 comments
Ufa SCO-BRICS summits’ results herald new world order in the making

The leaders of Asian, African and Latin American countries took part in the 14th summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and the 7th BRICS summit that took place in the Russian city of Ufa on July 8-10, 2015. The BRICS summit, most importantly, resulted in the decision to launch […]

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SCO-BRICS summits in Ufa will help improve economies, relations between countries’ leaders

June 24, 2015 4:42 pm0 comments
SCO-BRICS summits in Ufa will help improve economies, relations between countries’ leaders

Less than a month remains until the 14th summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and the 7th BRICS summit. Both events will be held in the Russian city of Ufa on July 8-10, 2015. The meetings will take place at a joint discussion platform for up to 3,000 guests […]

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Khaled Hosseini: A Gifted Writer

May 11, 2014 10:18 am0 comments
Khaled Hosseini: A Gifted Writer

Like a good scotch or whisky, Khaled Hosseini gets better with age. With the publication of And The Mountains Echoed, Hosseini has now published three books. His first book, The Kite Runner was adapted both into a film and a graphic novel (the latter by Hosseini himself), It follows the […]

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Why Care About American Economics?

November 1, 2013 12:00 pm1 comment
Why Care About American Economics?

Economics, economics, economics. That’s what the 2010 UK election was about, and it seems to be the main thrust of the American one. Unemployment and job figures are the battlefield. Gross Domestic Product and AA+ credit ratings are the weapons. The Federal Reserve might be a potential ally, and the […]

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Kashmir: Echoes of 1989

September 30, 2013 7:25 pm4 comments
Kashmir: Echoes of 1989

The Indian-administered state of Kashmir can be described as nothing less but a Gordian knot. “The man who unties this knot will become the King of Asia” said the Greek god, Zeus. When Alexander The Great marched into Gordium, he untied the knot with his sword. The geo-political knot that […]

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Desensitized to the madness

May 26, 2013 4:32 pm3 comments
Desensitized to the madness

Wednesday saw the report, photos and videos of two extreme Islamists who hacked a soldier wearing a Help For Heroes shirt to death in the town of Woolwich, Greater London – a mere few miles from where I live with my other half. The images were so shocking and horrible […]

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Obama’s dangerous game with Afghanistan

April 24, 2013 11:40 am1 comment
Obama’s dangerous game with Afghanistan

It is a controversial statement for many people to say that NATO and the United States should stay in Afghanistan despite the enormous costs and loss of life that has taken place there since the U.S invaded in 2001 in reaction to 9/11. Many people argued in 2001 and said […]

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