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The Turkish President Mr. Abdullah approved the bill on restricting the judicial powers. The bill will give more control to the Justice ministry in comparison to the Supreme Board of Judges and Prosecutors. It is an independent body that deals with the appointment of the judiciary. Objective: To curb the independence of the judicial powers. ..
As stated by the U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, India is once again among a small list of countries that qualifies for an exemption from unilateral sanctions imposed by the US on countries importing oil from Iran. Under Section 1245 of the U.S.’ 2012 National Defence Authorisation Act (NDAA), the exception granted to India, ..
It is for the first time Turkey has joined its European and Asian sides by inaugurating a railway tunnel thereby also fulfilling a vision first proposed by Ottoman sultan Abdulmejid about 150 years ago to connect the two continents. The Europe-Asia linking tunnel: The tunnel is 13.6km long, with 1.4km running under the Bosphorus, the ..
The United States has exempted India and eight other nations from sanctions for importing oil from Iran, keeping in view that these countries have considerably cut their dependence on Iranian oil in the last six months. Who have qualified for this exemption? As per the US statement- India, China, Malaysia, Republic of Korea, Singapore, South Africa, ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2013
Turkey, which is a NATO member, has joined the Russia and China led Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). It has joined the SCO security bloc as a “dialogue partner” and declared that its destiny is in Asia. Why this shift? Turkey, which has been trying to get membership in the European Union, is upset over the slow progress ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2013