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Azerbaijan’s progressive leap

A result of innovation and cultural adherence Azerbaijan (literally means the “Land of Fire”) is dynamically developing country with the largest and vibrant economy in the Transcaucasian region. The country is situated at the important geographical location at the juncture of continents of Asia and Europe. Its shores are washed by the Caspian Sea and […]

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Gilgit-Baltistan Citizens and Journalists Silenced

Kashmir is one of the most beautiful regions of the world, but today it is only associated with conflict. The Kashmir region is divided into two parts – the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir (consisting of the Kashmir Valley, the Jammu and Ladakh regions) and Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir which includes Gilgit-Baltistan. Gilgit-Baltistan is rich in […]

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Justification for Removing Kashmir’s Article 370

Jammu and Kashmir is one of India’s twenty nine states, with Srinagar as its capital. Pakistan Occupied Kashmir is also part of the Jammu Kashmir state of India, which Pakistan invaded in 1947. The Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir consists of the Kashmir Valley, the Jammu and Ladakh regions, and Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir includes Gilgit-Baltistan. […]

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Hong Kong leader insists she will stay on

Hong Kong’s embattled leader insisted Tuesday she had no intention of stepping down, after an audio recording emerged of her saying she wanted to quit and apologise for causing the unrest that has rocked the southern Chinese city. Hong Kong has endured three months of violent pro-democracy protests, triggered by opposition to Chief Executive Carrie […]

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‘Lucky’ Julie Andrews lifts Venice lifetime award

Julie Andrews, the star of classic family films such as “Mary Poppins” and “The Sound of Music”, was honoured with a lifetime achievement award Monday at the Venice film festival. The English actress, 83, kissed the special Golden Lion award and said she felt “so blessed” for having such a fairytale career. “I’m still amazed, I’ve […]

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Huawei denies US allegations of technology theft

Beleaguered Chinese telecom giant Huawei on Tuesday denied accusations reported in the Wall Street Journal that it stole technology from a Portuguese inventor, accusing him of “taking advantage of the current geopolitical situation.” The US Department of Justice is looking into the claim, potentially adding to existing criminal cases against Huawei, the WSJ reported last […]

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Brazil president to skip Amazon summit on doctor’s orders

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro will skip a regional summit on fires that have devastated swaths of the Amazon because doctors want him to get ready for surgery scheduled for next week, a spokesman said Monday. The far-right president has been widely criticized over his support for Amazon deforestation and a delayed reaction to wildfires that have […]

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Zverev loses at US Open as Nadal faces former champion

Alexander Zverev slumped to a last-16 defeat at Flushing Meadows on Monday while Rafael Nadal was set to battle Marin Cilic later in a clash of former US Open champions. Sixth seed Zverev rolled through the opening set against Argentina’s Diego Schwartzman under the roof on a rainswept Labor Day at Arthur Ashe Stadium, but […]

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Neymar and PSG left to pick up pieces as transfer saga ends

Neymar’s decision to join Paris Saint-Germain in 2017 was motivated by a desire to establish himself as the best player in the world, but a troubled time in the French capital has left theBrazilian at risk of wasting the best years of his career. The closure of the transfer window has finally brought to an […]

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Barcelona’s Rafinha joins Celta on loan

Barcelona forward Rafinha has joined Celta Vigo on loan until the end of the season, the clubs announced on Monday. Rafinha spent a year on loan at Celta in 2013-14 and will rejoin the Galician side in the hope of being given more opportunities to play. Barca have also extended Rafinha’s contract to prevent the […]