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Pakistan’s Secret War: Balochistan’s Push for Independence

Movements for independence in many European countries—such as Scotland, Corsica, and Catalonia—have been fortunate enough to elicit waves of awareness, and have even prompted some worldwide support. But there are also plenty of similar cases in which a people’s quest for autonomy has failed to receive quite the same degree of international attention. While those […]

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The EU’s common ground with India’s Narendra Modi

As French President Emmanuel Macron meets Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi it is worth noting that relations between the Republic of India and the European Union (EU) have always been complicated. This is rather paradoxical, as there is every reason for these two major global democratic powers to work more closely together, especially since India […]

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Jihad – The goal of Pakistan for Kashmir

A recent constitutional change on the status of Jammu and Kashmir has occupied prime time on the United Kingdom’s media, and Western media more generally, albeit not always in a balanced and informed way. In India, the recent constitutional change regarding the statute of Jammu and Kashmir, announced on August 5th, was not unexpected. The […]

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Weinstein to hear new accusations against him

Fallen movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, indicted over two sexual assault allegations, is to be informed of new allegations against him Monday that could delay his trial and complicate hisdefense. New York prosecutors announced on Thursday that they had filed a new indictment against the 67-year-old former producer. The original accusations against him were a catalyst […]

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Australia plans to censor extremist online content

Australia plans to block websites to stop the spread of extreme content during “crisis events”, the country’s prime minister has said. Speaking from the G7 in Biarritz Sunday, Scott Morrison said the measures were needed in response to the deadly attack on two New Zealand mosques in March. The live-streamed murder of 51 worshippers “demonstrated […]

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Brazil’s army fights Amazon fires after hundreds more flare up

Brazil on Sunday deployed two C-130 Hercules aircraft to douse fires devouring parts of the Amazon rainforest, as hundreds of new blazes flared up and thousands protested overthe destruction. Heavy smoke covered the city of Porto Velho in the northwestern state of Rondonia where the defense ministry said the planes have started dumping thousands of […]

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China’s yuan sinks to lowest in 11 years amid trade tension

China’s currency on Monday slid to its lowest point in more than 11 years as concerns over the US trade war and the potential for global recession weighed on markets. The onshore yuan fell to 7.1487 to the US dollar, its weakest point since early 2008, in Asian trading. Global economic tensions have intensified in […]

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McIlroy wins PGA Tour Championship to claim FedEx Cup

Rory McIlroy fired a four-under-par 66to win the PGA Tour Championship and claim the $15 million FedEx Cup jackpot on Sunday. Northern Ireland star McIlroy won the two titles for the second time following his win in 2016 after world number one Brooks Koepka suffered a final round collapse at Atlanta’s East Lake Golf Course. McIlroy […]

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I tried to copy Messi and LeBron, says Griezmann after Barca double

Antoine Griezmann copied Lionel Messi for the goal and LeBron James for the celebration but it was his night for Barcelona on Sunday after he scored twice in a 5-2 win over Real Betis. Griezmann imitated the basketball superstar by tossing confetti into the air to celebrate his second at Camp Nou, a curling effort […]

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Cavani, Mbappe injured as PSG’s problems pile up despite win

Paris Saint-Germain lost star strikers Edinson Cavani and Kylian Mbappe to injuries on Sunday as the French champions’ problems continued to mount despite a 4-0 thrashing of Toulouse. Thomas Tuchel’s men, who lost at Rennes last time out, have seen the start of their season dominated by the Neymar transfer saga. The Brazilian was once […]