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Donald Trump impeachment inquiry continues

Back in September, House Speaker Pelosi announced an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Impeachment procedures are a final check on a president’s power. The process of the president’s impeachment started with the House of Representatives agreeing for the impeachment procedures to commence. Donald Trump’s current impeachment inquiry centres around whether he sought help from…

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Ukraine pulls out of Eurovision

Ukraine has withdrawn from the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest amid growing political tensions with Russia. The Ukrainian original entry, singer Maruv, refused to take part in the competition saying she felt she was being used as a ‘political tool.’  Ukraine failed to find a replacement act and has now chosen not to enter the contest…

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Around the world: Christmas in different cultures

Christmas originally, is an annual religious and cultural holiday commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ. However this tradition has now become a huge economic celebration of gift giving accompanied with the traditional roast turkey for friends and family to gather around while singing Christmas carols. That is pretty much how Christmas is celebrated in England…

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How Putin’s gamble in Ukraine has paid off

Ukraine’s recent signing of the EU Association Agreement had all the hallmarks of a great political triumph— from President Petro Poroshenko’s “Slava Ukrayini!” (Glory to Ukraine) on Twitter, to the bouts of anthem-singing in Ukraine’s parliament, the Verkhovna Rada, every impression that Ukraine had finally prevailed in its year-long political crisis was given. In reality,…

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