Noor Humair

  • Earlier this month, on a local news channel in China, footage of Chinese air force jets taking off in a military exercise near Taiwan was broadcasted on local news channels in Beijing. For the first time in history, Chinese missiles were hurled in the sky across the de facto median line, into ...

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  • A couple of days ago, Ukraine was hit by an episode of cyberattacks targeting some of the most prominent government websites including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The attacks also threatened the Ukrainians and warned them of a much more surreal time ahead. While the Pentagon claimed that it ...

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  • A few days ago, a gut-wrenching video of a girl surfaced on social media, whose father was martyred at the hands of the Indian forces in Indian Illegally Occupied Kashmir, IIOK under the so-called “fake-encounters”. She narrates how the soldiers responded with “shameless ...

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  • November 29 is observed annually as the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People around the globe. On this day in 1947, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) adopted resolution 181 (II) which called for an end to the Israeli apartheid by establishing a Jewish State and an ...

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  • Sudan is in turmoil again. The country’s military, led by Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, has seized control after toppling the existing government and arresting Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok along with other leading political figures. Thousands of protestors took to the streets to contest the ...

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  • Earlier this month China celebrated its National Day with a ceremony marked with parades, patriotic chants, a flag-raising ceremony, stretches of anthuriums and sunflower displays, and a new record of plane incursions into Taiwan’s airspace. While the latter might seem reasonably odd for a ...

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  • The 76th session of the UN General Assembly last month, convened in the absence of one of the most important world leaders. While his presence was much anticipated, Mr Emmanuel Macron, the French President chose to send the Foreign Minister, Jean-Yves Le Drian, to represent the country at the ...

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  • After almost a month of taking control of Afghanistan, the Taliban has finally formed an interim government to improve the functionality of the newly formed emirate. But the government discludes any representation of women, minorities and consists mainly of Pushtun leaders, some of whom are ...

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  • On January 7, 2015, a black Citroën traversed through Rue Nicolas Appert in Paris and made its way to the Charlie Hebdo office. Upon reaching, two men dressed in black from head to toe, broke into the building and opened fire, killing 12 people including the editor at Charlie Hebdo, ...

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