Category Archives: Foreign Affairs

Canada to push for legal marijuana

The Canadian government will introduce legislation next year that would make the sale of marijuana legal, its health minister has said. If enacted, the move would make Canada one of the largest Western countries to allow widespread use of the … Continue reading

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Burkina president declares state of emergency after uprising

President Blaise Compaore declared a state of emergency in Burkina Faso Thursday after angry demonstrators set parliament ablaze in an uprising against his long-standing regime. Protesters earlier forced the government to scrap a vote on controversial plans to allow Compaore … Continue reading

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Romario joins Brazilian Senate with big win in Rio de Janiero seat

Brazil legend Romario scored a resounding political victory on Sunday as he was elected to the Senate with 63.4 percent of the vote for the Rio de Janeiro seat. Socialist Party (PSB) candidate Romario, a leading star in the Brazil … Continue reading

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Lufthansa pilots begin strike

Lufthansa pilots today(30th Sept) in Frankfurt, Germany, walked off the job for the fifth time this year to commence strike over retirement benefits. Lufthansa pilots’ union, Vereinigung Cockpit, said the industrial action would take place at Frankfurt airport, Germany’s largest. … Continue reading

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Mass purge of cops in Turkey over corruption

Turkey policemen: over 350 sacked for corruption Turkey purged hundreds of police and launched an investigation into prosecutors Tuesday in the latest twist in a vast corruption scandal that has rocked Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government. A government decree … Continue reading

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Schoolboy Has To Undergo Eye Surgery After Teacher ‘Ordered ClassmatesTo SLAP Him 40 Times For Not Doing His Homework’

A 12-year-old Chinese boy has had to undergo eye surgery after his teacher allegedly told his classmates to slap him in the face. The boy, was reportedly struck around 40 times after he failed to do his homework. The teacher … Continue reading

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Uganda has last week signed a bill that further bans homosexuality. A man was even burned to death for being gay shortly. The bill’s original 2009 version, named “Kill The Gays”, went as far as calling for the death penalty … Continue reading

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