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Anti-Semitism in UK’s Labour Party – Why Lord Meghnad Desai’s resignation opens a can of worms for Jeremy Corbyn and the party
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Anti-Semitism in UK’s Labour Party – Why Lord Meghnad Desai’s resignation opens a can of worms for Jeremy Corbyn and the party

Lord Meghnad Desai, Indian-origin economist and author, has resigned as a member of the UK’s Opposition Labour Party over its failure to effectively tackle racism within its ranks, reports The Daily Guardian. Lord Desai on Thursday said that he was forced to cancel his membership after 49 years after former party leader Jeremy Corbyn was […]

France declines Pakistan’s request to upgrade its Mirage fighters and Agosta Submarines
Asia, Defence & Security, Europe

France declines Pakistan’s request to upgrade its Mirage fighters and Agosta Submarines

The refusal is seen as a fallout of Pakistan PM Imran Khan’s personal and unsavory criticism of French President Macron’s statement on Islam. As per news reports, France has refused to help Pakistan to upgrade its fleet of Mirage fighter jets, air defence system and Agosta 90B class submarines. The HT news report also says […]

“Draw a Charter of Republican Values and comply”, French President Emmanuel Macron to country’s Muslim leaders
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“Draw a Charter of Republican Values and comply”, French President Emmanuel Macron to country’s Muslim leaders

The President has ordained that such a charter must include recognition of the “values of the Republic”, specify that Islam in France is a religion and not a political movement, and put an end to foreign involvement in French mosques. French President Emmanuel Macron has tasked the French Council of Muslim Worship (CFCM) to draw […]

Huge influx of migrants from Northern Africa to Canary Islands threatens Spain’s residents
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Huge influx of migrants from Northern Africa to Canary Islands threatens Spain’s residents

During late October and early November, several towns in the Canary archipelago rose in huge protests against illegal immigration as they called it. Many called it ‘invasion’ of the islands by the migrants. With 16,000 migrants from northern Africa coming on its shores with nearly 700 in the last few days alone, Canary islands in […]

COVID19 – France overtakes Russia as worst affected country in Europe
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COVID19 – France overtakes Russia as worst affected country in Europe

France is now the worst coronavirus affected country in Europe, overtaking Russia. The country reported 35,879 new cases on Wednesday, taking the national total to 1,865,538. The country is almost two weeks into a new lockdown. International aid group Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said it is recruiting emergency help for nursing homes in France to […]