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Week in Review (25th – 30th March)

Week in Review (25th – 30th March) CURRENT AFFAIRS “No turning back” for the UK as Brexit officially begins ©REUTERS/Yves Herman After the Brexit bill enabling UK’s Prime Minister to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty was passed in the British Parliament, on Wednesday Theresa May proceeded to the writing of a letter in …

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Scotland: A New Referendum?

Scotland’s First Minister Announces Initiative for an Independence Referendum ©heraldscotland.com In September 2014, the people of Scotland were given the opportunity to decide on their future in a referendum with the purpose of determining whether the country would continue to be part of the United Kingdom or become an independent state. The turnout of 84.6% …

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Week in Review (24th February – 3rd March)

This Week in the News (24th February – 3rd March) CURRENT AFFAIRSThe British government suffers defeat in the House of Lords After the bill which is meant to start the legal procedures of the UK‘s exit from the EU passed the House of Commons unamended, the second chamber of the British Parliament, the House of …

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Week in Review

This Week in the News (11th – 16th February) CURRENT AFFAIRS Stepbrother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un killed in mysterious attack Kim Jong-nam, the stepbrother of the North Korean head of state Kim Jong-un, died on Tuesday in the departure lounge of an airport in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, reportedly after being attacked with a …

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Ancient earthworks discovered in the Amazon rainforest

Archaeologists find previously undocumented geoglyphs using drone footage ©Salman Kahn and José Iriarte The ongoing deforestation of the Amazon, which threatens to destroy the natural habitat of countless plant and animal species, has been increasingly worrying both environmental activists and state authorities all around the world for the past few decades. However, this harmful human …

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