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Judy Franko

Judy Franko


Judy Franko is a Digital Journalist at WION. He believes that the best way to learn is to be under the impression that you are a novice, always.

Kartarpur Corridor: Pakistan-India fail to reach an agreement on key issues

While Pakistan insisted on levying a "service fee" for allowing Pilgrims to visit Kartarpur Gurdwara Kartarpur, India did not agree.

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US President Trump sets foot in North Korea, agrees with Kim to resume stalled talks

The US has announced that the stalled talks with North Korea will resume. But American sanctions on North Korea remains but at some point during the negotiations, "things can happen", Trump said…

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M K Stalin's magnanimity ensured BJP-AIADMK rout in Tamil Nadu

With the remarkable victory in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Stalin has finally emerged from his father and former Tamil Nadu chief minister M Karunanidhi’s long shadow.

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Assembly election results 2018: KCR 2.0 and his national ambitions

KCR has often talked about his national ambitions and how both the BJP and Congress-led alliances have undermined the rights of states by wresting all powers with the Centre.

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Assembly elections 2018: KCR's failure to honour his promises could prove costly

The TRS chief has sweating it out on the electoral battleground, however, the lofty promises he made in 2014 and his failure to deliver on those promises may come back to haunt him as he seeks…

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From strong to sticky wicket: Why retaining power in Telangana won't be a cakewalk for KCR

TRS supremo could not offer a reasonable explanation why he dissolved the assembly. KCR sounded the poll bugle on a strong wicket but his confidence has waned and his nervousness has come to the…

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Can El Clasico sans Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo light up Camp Nou?

Clasico will sorely miss the two legends in tonight's clash.

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Opinion: Why Tamil Nadu remains a hard nut to crack for BJP

The BJP hardly has any base in Tamil Nadu and it has been near-untouchable for the Dravidian parties for the past one decade. 

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Freedom struggle: Unsung heroes from South India 

Here's celebrating the most important freedom fighters of South India whose contribution to freedom struggle deserve to be equally lauded.

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Opinion: How Tamil Nadu CM's bid to play hardball in allotting space for Kalaignar's burial may backfire

As his coffin was lowered into the Marina sands, Kalaignar proved that he is a fighter even in death and left Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi K Palaniswami highly embarrassed.

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Opinion: Hey celebs, we'll give you privacy but please stop showboating on social media

The emergence of social media has given a head start to celebrities and politicians seeking free publicity, however, using it wisely and sparsely will help focus everyone on real issues.  

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Opinion: Messi conundrum and the burden of carrying the expectations of 40 million Argentinians

It’s ludicrous, of course, that one player should be under such pressure, that everything should be about him, particularly when it was his display in Ecuador that got Argentina to Russia,…

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Opinion: Why Chennai will be crowned for third time in IPL 2018

After two years of hibernation, the lion (Chennai) is back and is hungrier than ever before Read Article

Opinion: Mohamed Salah - The Egyptian King who rules Liverpool

The Egyptian has scored 44 goals in 48 appearances this season for Liverpool- a record that does not look out of place next to the elite attacking… Read Article

Opinion: Siddaramaiah has won the Twitter battle but can he defy exit polls?

In the run-up to the elections, both Congress chief minister Siddaramaiah and the BJP's chief ministerial face BS Yeddyurappa have frequently… Read Article