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#BlackLivesMatter in pictures

The Black Lives Matter campaign was reignited this year after the killing of two African-Americans. Alton Sterling, a 47-year-old, was pinned to the ground in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, by two white officers and shot several times at point blank range. Police were responding to a 911 caller who said a[Read More…]

Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.8 billion

Yahoo has agreed to sell its core website business to Verizon Communications for $ 4.8 billion, according to multiple reports. On February 3, Yahoo had announced that it is open for a bid to explore other strategic alternatives. After months of wait, Verizon bought the staggering company at lowest price[Read More…]

Germany: Syrian refugee sets off bomb, kills self

A 27-year-old Syrian who was denied asylum last year detonated a bomb outside a bar in Ansbach, Germany. He killed himself and injured a dozen people after he was denied entry into the event because he did not have a ticket. After the explosing, 2,500 people were evacuated from the[Read More…]

Twitter applauds Sushma Swaraj's 'celestial diplomacy'

Congress in support of Sushma Swaraj over Kashmir issue

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday levelled directly at Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for instigating the recent violence in Jammu and Kashmir. She clearly stated that “All of Kashmir belongs to India” and asked Pakistan to withdraw from the parts of Kashmir it has illegally occupied. After Sushma[Read More…]

Turkey declares 3-month state of emergency

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has declared a state of emergency for three months following the failed military coup. He vowed to cleanse “all the viruses within the armed forces” to restore normalcy to the democratically-elected country. The decision comes after he presiding over a meeting with the national security[Read More…]

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