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Current Events 2018
  • US President Trump cancels House Speaker's foreign tour citing shutdown

    US President Donald Trump has postponed the House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's trip to Afghanistan and Brussels citing the shutdown. He has asked her to stay in order to negotiate and end the ongoing partial US government shutdown. The cancellation came a day after Mrs. Pelosi had asked President Trump to cancel the US Delegation's trip to Davos, Switzerland for attending the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) because of the partial government shutdown. The ongoing shutdown is the longest ever shutdown in the US history.

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  • PM May Pushes for Brexit

    After the no-confidence vote has brought a slim victory for UK's PM Theresa May, she is all for finding a new way to push the agenda for Brexit. She has expressed that she wanted the discussion to be conducted in a "constructive spirit". Giving an indication of what lies ahead, she admitted that “It will not be an easy task, but MPs know they have a duty to act in the national interest, reach a consensus and get this done.” She is expected to hold meetings with the DUP and Tory Brexiteers. Both earlier refused to accept her withdrawal deal.

     

     

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  • Former Pepsico CEO Indira K Nooyi may head the World Bank

    The White House is considering former Pepsico CEO Indira K Nooyi to become the next head of the World Bank. It is alleged that Nooyi has been courted by US President’s daughter Ivanka Trump to become an ally to the Trump administration. Nooyi stepped down from the post of Chief Executive Officer of the World Bank in October 2018. Nooyi led the company for 12 years. The decision of Nooyi regarding the acceptance or refusal still remains unknown. US President Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump considers Nooyi as a mentor and also inspiration. 

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  • UK: British Parliament rejects Brexit Deal, May loses by a huge margin

    British Parliament has rejected the Brexit Deal with a great margin. The deal has been rejected by 230 votes which is the largest defeat for a sitting government in history. The confidence vote may take place on Wednesday. It was planned that an orderly departure from the EU will take place on 29 March after which a 21 month transition period will be brought in for negotiating a free trade deal. The rejection of the deal states no clear way forward.

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  • China: Canadian sentenced to death for drug smuggling

    A citizen of Canada has been sentenced to death in China after a court convicted him of drug smuggling. This move of the Chinese government is going to further accelerate tensions between Beijing and Ottawa. Robert Llyod Schellenberg was earlier sentenced a 15-year jail term in November but a court said the punishment was too lenient for drug smuggling after which he is sentenced to death. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has condemned the ruling.

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