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January 10, 2018
Cressida Rose Dick, CBE, QPM (born October 1960) is the new Metropolitan Police commissioner, becoming the first woman to take charge of London's police force in its 188-year history. Cressida Dick is the third and youngest child of Cecilia Dick (née Buxton), an Oxford historian, and Marcus William Dick, Senior Tutor at Balliol College,Oxford  and Professor of Philosophy at the...
The NATO members are facing a threat from Russia after the latter's annexation of Crimea in 2014. The NATO is strengthening their force and looking for the biggest build up since the Cold War. With this taking place, retired Marine general James Mattis asked the NATO allies to pay the contribution they had promised in their spending pledges or...
The war in Syria has killed thousands of people and is approaching its seventh year. Many have been left homeless and have fled to other countries where they are not being accepted. The UN has expressed their concerns over this disturbance in Syria. As it is nearing its seventh year, the war has led to two new rounds of...
The Indian Air Force is all set to wow the Bengaluru crowd. The Aero India show starts tomorrow at Yelahanka Air Base.  On display will be India's indigenous aircraft Tejas. So will be the Swedish Gripen and American F-16. 30 countries are set to participate at the event.  For the first time China as well will take part. These...
Russia is reportedly  considering returning Edward Snowden as a gift to the US to “curry favour” with Donald Trump. Mr Trump previously called Mr Snowden a “spy” and a “traitor”, who deserved to be executed. Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency contractor turned whistle-blower had leaked thousands of classified documents in 2013 revealing the vast US surveillance of private data put in...
The UK Parliament is set to discuss and vote on a crucial bill which will give Prime Minister Theresa May the authority to officially trigger Brexit and start negotiations for leaving the 28-member European Union. Seven months after the historic referendum vote to leave the 28-nation bloc, the House of Commons is expected to grant its approval for Prime Minister...
The talk between Syria and its rebel factions did not go very well and both the parties were giving cold glances and tension was evident in the room. The hour long session did not end with prominent decisions being made. This was the first time the parties had a face to face meeting in an attempt to end the...
Theresa May is under immense pressure to answer one of the burning questions that have emerged in the political storm that is this week. Did she know that there was something wrong with the nuclear system of her country, when she asked MPs to renew the famed Trident system? It has recently come to light that Theresa May might have...
UNESCO has confirmed further destruction of the Roman theater's famed tetrapylon and the facade located in Syria in Palmyra by ISIS militants. UN has condemned these violent actions as a "new war crime." ISIS militants reclaimed the site in December from the Syrian Government. IS has been responsible for the major destruction of the city's historical sites, previously destroying the...
Pope Francis made certain comments to a Spanish newspaper El Pais as Trump was getting sworn in as President. He warned against the rise of populist leaders, citing Hitler as a reference. He talked about how political crises provide opportunities for the ushering in of dictators like Hitler, subtly pointing towards Trump without mentioning him. He also condemned the use...