International Briefs

International Briefs

Brexit Exodus Even as the possibility of a deal or no-deal Brexit rests with the British parliament, what is called the “Brexit jitters” has already...
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International briefs

Above: Photo Courtesy YouTube America (not) First For decades, the World Economic Forum, better known for its annual get-together of the world’s corporate elite in Davos,...
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Black helps Brown The “Blackface” scandal that has engulfed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau can revive the fortunes of a Brownface, Jagmeet Singh, who was...
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Above: Photo credit www.atl.com  Busiest Airports For 20 years, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport has been ranked number one amongst the busiest airports in the world. Last...
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Spaced Out While India’s moon probe attracts global attention and tweets from NASA, the US space agency is busy conducting a probe of its own—into...
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Above: Photo courtesy en.happinessagenda.ae Don’t Worry, Be Happy The title of the popular song by Bobby McFerrin could become Dubai’s national anthem, judging by the UAE...
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Above: Photo Courtesy Pixabay The Wine Wars Trust Donald Trump to create an international disagreement without quite realising its larger impact. The US President recently threatened...

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Boris the Bumbler He may be the new Prime Minister (PM) of Britain but the front pages of the British press were farcical and devoid...

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Fly me to the Moon Man first set foot on the moon 50 years ago, a historic event that impacted science and society alike. The...

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Taxing Times The French government has opened a can of worms with its move to tax technology giants like Google, Amazon and Facebook. The French...

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