WikiLeaks releases 1979 US diplomatic cables

Marking the sixth anniversary of “Cablegate”, WikiLeaks released over half a million US diplomatic cables from 1979. WikiLeaks described 1979 as “year zero” as The year saw the start of a great many political conflicts and alliances which continue to define the present world order, as well as the rise[Read More…]

China might waste $490 billion on surplus coal plants: Study

According to a study from an environmental think tank, China risks wasting $490 billion by building more coal power plants than it needs. A climate campaign group on Monday argued that the world’s top carbon polluter already has more than enough such facilities, reported Bloomberg. As of July, the country[Read More…]

Francois Fillon wins French Republican primary

French Republicans have picked Francois Fillon as their presidential candidate for the next year’s election. Fillon won 66% of the total votes in the Republican Party’s first ever US-style primary run off. “France wants the truth and France want action,” Fillon told supporters after his rival Alian Juppe conceded defeat.[Read More…]

Here’s all about Canada’s first hijab-clad news anchor!

Breaking the stereotypes, a Toronto-based television journalist Ginella Massa became Canada’s first anchor to don a Muslim head scarf at one of the city’s major news channel. Massa was asked to work on the anchor desk for CityNews’ 11 pm broadcast last week. But her appointment created a buzz after[Read More…]

‘The revolution is a dictatorship of the exploited against the exploiters’: Memorable quotes by the Cuban revolutionary

Fidel Castro was the father of Communist Cuba, the first Communist country in the Western Hemisphere. Castro, who led the armed Cuban revolution along with Che Geuvara to over throw the Batista dictatorship, was the world’s third longest-serving head of the state. Castro also holds the record for the longest-speech[Read More…]

Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro dies aged 90

Cuba’s former president and father of communist Cuba Fidel Castro has died at the age of 90, Cuban state TV announced. “The commander in chief of the Cuban revolution died at 22:29 hours this evening (8:59 am IST Saturday),” President Raul Castro said. Raul Castro ended the announcement by shouting the[Read More…]

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