Haitham Bin Tariq Al becomes new Sultan of Oman after death of long-time ruler

Haitham bin Tariq al-Said was sworn in as the new Sultan of Oman on January 11, 2020 after the death of long-time ruler Qaboos bin Said Al Said

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Iran admits it ‘unintentionally’ shot down Ukrainian plane

Iran finally announced that it had ‘accidentally’ and ‘unintentionally’ shot down a Ukrainian Boeing 737-800 aircraft. Iran called it a ‘human-error’ because of aircraft’s unexpected and sharp turn towards a sensitiv More..

UK MPs finally approve Brexit deal, Britain to leave EU by January 31

The UK MPs finally approved the Brexit deal on January 9, 2020, paving the way for Britain’s smooth exit from the European Union on January 31. The move is historic, as the deal was stuck in the British Parliame More..

Ebola emerges again in Congo

Health officials in Eastern Congo recently documented the first relapse of current Ebola epidemic. The Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has so far infected more than 3,300 people and killed more than 2,200 since the middle of 2 More..

US President Donald Trump impeached

On December 18, 2019, Donald Trump became the third President to be impeached by the US House. He was accused of enlisting foreign government to investigate political rival before 2020 election.

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Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf awarded death penalty

Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has been awarded death penalty for his unlawful decision of imposing  emergency in 2007. The judgement was delivered by a special court in Pakistan on December 17 More..

Boris Johnson wins clear majority in UK elections 2019
British PM Boris Johnson’s Conservative party has won a large majority in the UK elections 2019, paving the way forward for a smooth Brexit.


Poland out of EU’s Climate Neutrality 2050 plan

On December 13, 2019, Poland left 2050 Climate Neutrality Agreement of European Union as the Union demanded for more funds to support nuclear power and for economic transition.


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World’s New Nation: Bougainville gains independence from Papua New Guinea

On December 11, 2019, the South Pacific Archipelago of Bougainville voted to become independent of Papua New Guinea. Around 98% of 1,81,067 voters voted to get independent from Papua New Guinea.

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Pritivirajsing Roopun elected as new President of Mauritius by parliament

The National Assembly of Republic of Mauritius has unanimously elected Prithvirajsing Roopun, as new President of the island nation, a largely ceremonial post. He was former arts and culture minister of country. The motion for his More..

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