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Sudan Anti-coup protests

The Sudan security forces recently killed three protestors. This has re-kindled the Sudan unrest. In the early January 2022, the Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok resigned. This led to civilian unrest in the country. What happened? In October 2021, the Prime Minister of Sudan Abdalla Hamdok was sacked by the Sudanese military. He then resigned from ..

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China-Iran strategic agreement

China is all set to implement a strategic agreement with Iran, in a bid to strengthen economic and political cooperation between both the countries. Highlights In a meeting, China also reaffirmed its opposition to USA’s sanctions on Iran. Announcement for implementing “China-Iran Strategic agreement” was made at a meeting in east China’s Wuxi on January ..

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North Korea Railway-borne missile

North Korea recently tested the railway-borne missile. With this, North Korea has tested three missiles in January 2022 amidst rising tensions with the US. This has pushed for fresh sanctions by the US. About the Missile Test The railway-borne missile recently tested by the North is a ballistic missile. The missiles that were tested previously ..

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Hong Kong to adopt China’s anti-sanctions law

Hong Kong is all set to implement China’s anti-sanctions law. It will be implemented in some form in the country and will add fresh regulatory pressure on international companies. Highlights Anti-sanctions law was passed in China by its rubber-stamp legislature passed in June 2021 to counter Western penalties that were imposed after crackdowns in Hong ..

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Simorgh Supercomputer

Iran recently launched its supercomputer called Simorgh. This supercomputer is hundred times more powerful than the previous Iranian supercomputers. About the Simorgh Supercomputer The Supercomputer has been named after the phoenix like bird called the Simurgh. The Simorgh Supercomputer was developed by the Amirkabir University of Technology in Tehran, the capital of Iran. It is ..

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