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In a dramatic shift in policy, Japan changed its stance of its post-war pacifism by revoking a ban that has kept the military from fighting abroad since 1945. Although the move signifies victory countries for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, it has bothered China and many Japanese citizens. The policy change will extend Japan’s military options ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2014
Five recognized nuclear weapon states- China, France, Russia, UK and USA inked the Protocol to the Central Asian Nuclear-Weapon-Free-Zone (CANWFZ) Treaty in New York, marking a major positive development in the global non-proliferation efforts. The treaty was signed on the sidelines of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Preparatory Committee Meeting at the United Nations. CANWFZ Treaty The CANWFZ Treaty was inked on ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2014
The World Health Organization (WHO) declared South-East Asia region as polio-free region. The certification is being hailed as a historic milestone in the global fight to eradicate the deadly virus. It came after, when WHO certified India officially polio-free after the country went three years with no new cases of the illness. India embarked on ..
The Arab Summit refused to recognize Israel as a Jewish state and condemned the Israeli illegal settlements established on the Palestinian territories. Highlights of 25th Arab Summit 2014 Took place in Kuwait city, Kuwait. Spoke out against the Israel’s continued settlement activities and attempts to Judaise Jerusalem and its violations against Al-Aqsa Mosque as void ..
According to the Wealth-X and UBS Billionaire Census 2013, Asia has recorded the largest increase in its billionaires club in the world adding 18 new billionaires in 2013, making it the fastest-growing region. The study was centred solely on persons with a net worth of $ 30 million and above. As per the report: Asia witnessed the highest ..