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    Interpol says it can’t act on Iran’s request to arrest Trump for ordering the killing of General Soleimani

    Interpol’s own rules would not allow it to act on an Iranian request to arrest US President Donald Trump for the murder of Qassem Soleimani, the international police cooperation body said. Tehran on Monday announced it will seek the arrest of 36 people in connection with the US assassination of General Soleimani in January. A […] More

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    Will China-India conflict turn into an American war?

    “Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it” George Santayana “Modi is doomed to repeat the mistakes committed by then-prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his China strategy”  Bhim Bhurtel                     A dollar crash is virtually inevitable while the economic war between US […] More

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    Australia PM says reopenings of internal borders will support jobs

     Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Monday said the reopening of state borders will support jobs growth despite a fresh outbreak of the coronavirus in the country’s second most populated state. South Australia and Tasmania states have in recent days confirmed their borders will reopen in late July. Queensland state expected to announce similar later […] More

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    Delhi hotel association bans Chinese guests after border clash

    One of Delhi’s main hotel associations said Thursday that its members are barring Chinese guests, as calls for a boycott of Chinese goods gather pace following a border clash that killed 20 Indian soldiers. The June 15 battle was the first time troops have died in combat along the Asian giants’ Himalayan border in 45 […] More

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    Saudi says to hold ‘limited’ hajj: state media

    Saudi Arabia on Monday announced it would hold a “very limited” hajj this year owing to the coronavirus pandemic, with pilgrims already in the kingdom allowed to take part. The decision, fraught with political and economic peril, comes as Saudi Arabia struggles to contain the virus amid a new spike in daily cases and deaths. […] More

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    China likely lost at least 40 soldiers in border clash: Indian minister

    China lost at least 40 soldiers in a clash with India at their disputed border this week, a federal government minister has said, as the nuclear-armed countries remained locked in confrontation on the frontline on Sunday.  China has not said anything about any losses in the hand-to-hand combat that took place in the heavily contested […] More

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    India, China hold talks to de-escalate deadly border tensions

    India and China agreed Wednesday to ease tensions at their disputed Himalayan border, even as they traded blame for a brawl that left at least 20 Indian soldiers dead. The two nations’ foreign ministers spoke by telephone to calm nerves after a high-altitude melee involving fists, rocks and clubs. The call between China’s Wang Yi […] More

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    North Korea rejects South’s offer of envoys, vows to redeploy troops to border

    SEOUL – North Korea on Wednesday rejected South Korea’s offer to send special envoys to ease escalating tensions over defector activity and stalled reconciliation efforts, vowing to redeploy troops to demilitarised border units. The announcements made by state media agency KCNA came a day after North Korea blew up a joint liaison office set up […] More

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    Indian city Chennai reimposes lockdown amid flurry of new coronavirus cases

    Authorities in the Tamil Nadu state capital Chennai are imposing a new 12-day strict lockdown amid a resurgence in coronavirus cases in the region. The new measures will begin from June 19. Chennai city and three neighboring districts will reimpose lockdown measures for 12 days including two full days of complete lockdown “Considering the spread […] More

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    Dead elephant walks the talk of islamophobia in India

    A paradigm shift in Indian socio-political realm,leans dangerously towards anti-Muslim rhetoric and crimes. Making India, an epic centre of islamophobia by the unveiling of its secular curtain. Islamophobia and attack on already marginalised Indian Muslims increased since right-wing Modi came into power in 2014. Mob lynching,police brutalitypremeditated crimes against Muslimscontinues to go unpunished.  In 2017, Indian Muslims marked Eid al […] More

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    Western Australian govt to rename King Leopold Ranges, named after ‘evil tyrant’ Belgian monarch

    The local government in Western Australia is seeking to rename the King Leopold Ranges, an area of nearly 400,000 hectares of sandstone mountains named after the 19th century Belgian king blamed for Congo genocide. Lands Minister Ben Wyatt announced the intention to rename the range to the Miluwindi Conservation Park, which better reflects the local […] More

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    BRITAIN’S FIRST VEILED MUSLIM WOMAN JUDGE, RAFIA ARSHAD

    A woman who has become the first hijab-wearing judge in the UK says she wants young Muslims to know they can achieve anything they put their minds to. Raffia Arshad, 40, started dreaming of a career in law when she was just 11 – but grew up questioning if there would be ‘people who looked […] More

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    Australian economy would suffer if China students stay away

    SYDNEY – Australia’s economy, facing its first recession in 30 years because of the coronavirus, would suffer if Chinese students heeded a warning from their government to stay away because of racist incidents, Australia’s trade minister said on Wednesday. International education is Australia’s fourth-largest foreign exchange earner, worth A$38 billion ($26 billion) annually, and more […] More

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    Iran says will execute spy who helped US target general

    Tehran – Tehran said Tuesday it will execute an Iranian for spying for the United States and Israel after his conviction was upheld for helping the US to locate a top Iranian general killed in a drone strike. Mahmoud Mousavi Majd was convicted of spying on Iran’s armed forces, “especially the Quds Force and on […] More

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    New Zealand says coronavirus ‘eliminated’, to lift most curbs

    New Zealand has eliminated transmission of the novel coronavirus and will lift all containment measures except for border curbs, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday, making the South Pacific nation one of the first countries to do so. The government will drop social distancing restrictions form midnight on Monday as it moves to a […] More

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    “American Spring” or “Black Revolution”

    “The US is undergoing a reckoning on race and police brutality”. Lauren Aratani George Floyd, an unarmed African American was brutally murdered cold-bloodedly by Minneapolis policemen.  The post-mortem declares the death as homicide. People demand justice as the protests have flared upacross the US against police brutality and shots fired at the Denver protest. The US has maintained an image of a self-declared human-right champion and global policeman since second world war.  The US wanted to uproot the rough […] More

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