Anti-Americanism: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Nicolas Maduro sworn-in as new President of Venezuela

Nicolas Maduro has been sworn-in for a second term as Venezuela’s president on 10th January 2019, despite international criticism that his re-election was illegitimate. The result was denounced as fraudulent by many neighbouring countries, including ..

Nicolas Maduro newly elected President of Venezuela

Nicolas Maduro Moro, the leftist leader and Venezuela’s President, has been re-elected to a second six-year term. Maduro hailed his win as a victory against imperialism, but his rival candidates have rejected the electoral process ..

Venezuela orders 100-unit banknotes out of circulation

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has signed an emergency decree ordering the 100 bolivar bill, the country’s largest banknote, out of circulation in the next 72 hours. This move has been taken to thwart mafias from ..

UN Resolution vetoed by China, Russia: Situation intensifies in Syria

UN Security Council resolution on Syria has been vetoed by Russia and China. However, India and 10 other countries voted in favor. Pakistan and South Africa abstained from voting. What could have been the effects ..

UN resolution on Syria: India refrains whilst Russia, China veto

UNSC resolution on Syria which threatens action against Syria if it did not at once stop the lethal onslaught of anti-regime protesters – India refrained from voting. Russia and China (both permanent members of UNSC) ..