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Gravitas desk is a team of writers that creates reports for WION's prime time show which brings to you news and discussions on concurrent issues from India and across the globe.

Opinions/Stories

Protests against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's rule break out across Egypt

The country has tightened security after former army contractor Mohamed Ali called for anti-government protests to commemorate the anniversary of the 2019 mass protests

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At UNGA, Jinping claimed China is not 'expansionist'. These facts tell otherwise!

Is China really peace loving, as Jinping claimed at UNGA?

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China alters foreign investment law to increase sale of national bonds

Foreign institutional investors can access the exchange bond and interbank markets, China's two main markets for bonds, through the dollar-denominated Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor (…

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Iraq’s religion, and fury, within the time of coronavirus

Every year since, Shia Muslims observe a 40-day grieving period for Hussein. Thousands of people visit Imam Hussein's resting place.

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Beijing is slowly being isolated, even in space!

More countries are looking to establish their hegemony in space

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US election 2020: Trump and Biden battle for an advantage in brewing fight

The death of Ginsburg last Friday and the prospect of a brutal political struggle to replace her as Republicans look to cement a 6-3 conservative majority on the court, injected a new air of…

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Why Tibet, the 'western treasure house' is important to China

Since 1950, when Beijing claimed sovereignty over Tibet, China has tried to maintain a strong grip over this region

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China can't afford a full blown war at this stage

Taiwan has been ruled separately from China since the end of a civil war in 1949, but Beijing considers the island part of its territory awaiting reunification.

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Covid effect: Spain needs concrete investment projects to rescue the economy

The country has not been able to approve a full-year budget since 2016, so suddenly absorbing all that extra cash is a challenge.

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Myanmar elections going to be the most crucial and controversial in country’s history

Analysts say the November 8 election is a test of the extent of Myanmar’s democratic reforms.

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US election 2020: Trump and Biden hit the campaign trail as Supreme Court battle looms

Both Trump and Biden are reckoning with a presidential contest that was upended by Friday's death of the liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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How Pakistan has persecuted Pashtuns for decades

The Pashtuns are Pakistan's largest ethnic minority and have now become the symbol of resistance in the country.

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Why is Switzerland holding a referendum to purchase fighter jets?

Many oppose the idea, saying the neutral country neither can afford nor needs cutting-edge warplanes to defend Alpine territory which a supersonic jet can cross in 10 minutes.

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US Elections 2020: Do election fraud claims made by Trump have substance?

This election promises to be America's biggest test of voting by mail.  A wave of mail-in ballots could overwhelm the postal service and local election bodies. 

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Churches are becoming South Korea's coronavirus battleground

Despite being hailed for its gold-standard response against COVID-19, South Korea fell is battling a massive surge in cases because of a church for the second time.

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