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Abdel Fattah El-Sisi Wins Third Term as Egypt’s President

Abdel Fattah El-Sisi secures a resounding third term as Egypt’s president, winning a staggering 89.6% of the votes in an election where serious challengers were notably absent. The National Election Authority made the announcement on December 18, marking a continuation ..

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Gelephu Special Administrative Region

Bhutan’s King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck recently announced the Gelephu Smartcity Project, a mega “international city” near the Indian border. This project, officially named the Gelephu Special Administrative Region (SAR), spans 1,000 square kilometers and aims to be an economic ..

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US Vetoes Resolution on Gaza ceasefire

The recent UN resolution, with 153 nations in favor, 10 against, and 23 abstaining, highlighted the impact of veto powers, particularly the United States’ support for Israel. What is Veto Power in the UNSC? The UNSC, a vital UN organ, ..

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Patriarch Kirill in Wanted List

On December 15, Ukraine’s Interior Ministry placed Patriarch Kirill, head of the Russian Orthodox Church and a staunch supporter of the Kremlin’s invasion of Kyiv, on a wanted list, accusing him of abetting the conflict. The Russian Orthodox Church (ROC) ..

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Matthew Perry’s Autopsy Report Reveals Ketamine as Cause of Death

The Los Angeles County medical examiner’s office released an autopsy report over a month after the sudden death of “Friends” actor Matthew Perry. The report states that Perry died from the “acute effects” of ketamine, a powerful anaesthetic. Found unresponsive ..

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India-US Anti-Money Laundering/Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) Dialogue

India and the United States have reaffirmed their commitment to collaborating on addressing global illicit finance risks. The joint statement follows the India-US Anti-Money Laundering/Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) Dialogue, co-chaired by India’s revenue secretary Sanjay Malhotra and US ..

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