Category Archives: international law

Piracy menace: Somali pirates seize ship with Russian tanks

If you thought pirates can be found only in movies and comic books, think again. Somalian pirates are proving to be a dangerous nuisance to the whole world. The latest news is that these seafaring bandits have seized a Ukrainian … Continue reading

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India must stop the repression in Kashmir!

Ever since the state government of Jammu & Kashmir collapsed after the Amarnath land transfer controversy, Kashmir has been on the boil. Read the latest news on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir here. A paradise where peace has been … Continue reading

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Massive anti-war protest march in Denver

More than two thousand Americans, led by about fifty members of the Iraq Veterans against the War, took part in an anti-war protest march in Denver, Colorado. The march was from the Denver Coliseum to the Pepsi Centre, the venue … Continue reading

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Georgia launches military offensive in South Ossetia, Russia retaliates

The Greek city states were believed to have stopped wars to conduct the ancient Olympic Games. Now, as the 2008 Beijing Olympics gets underway, a new war has started 😦 A map of Georgia showing the breakaway regions of South … Continue reading

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