India and Tibet

Tibet remains one of those difficult diplomatic and political, and ethical challenges for the world. This is even more so, for India. Since China’s defeat of independent Tibetan army in 1949 and the signing of an agreement by the then Tibetan government, the situation has been rife for debate and conflict: The government of China […]

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Military Saab

Early this month, Saab Group, which is the biggest producer of defence in Sweden, declared its withdrawal from an global trade deal with Venezuela concerning weapons. It must be mentioned that the Swedish company used to be among the major suppliers of weapons to the South American nation. However, Saab said that it could no […]

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Thai Insurgency

Thai premier Surayud Chulanont has responded to escalating violence in Thailand’s southernmost regions by travel to the region and making his most recent move towards ending decades of violence. The insurgency in southern Thailand has received significant media attention in the aftermath of a series of violent incidents centered in the three southern provinces of […]

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1974 Coup

The gorgeous Isle of Cyprus is a popular destination for holiday makers from all over Europe especially the British. However not everyone knows that part of the country is under occupation by an invading army. In 1974 the Turkish army invaded the North of Cyprus and have been there ever since. They’ve declared the Turkish […]

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Mexican Flag

He Flag of Mexico is rich with historic symbolism. The tricolors of green, white and red with the coat-of-arms centered in the white middle stripe were adopted by Mexico following their independence from Spain during the War of Independence in 1821. There have been adjustments to the flag during background but the coat of arms […]

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Is Israel Committing War Crimes

A rather interesting thing to read on a extremely popular political Blog is it not? But this is exactly what is happening as sympathizers and mislead do-gooders promote Palestinians and their plight. If you will remember Israel recent caved into demands and gave back land, which it had settlers on, but did that stop the […]

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Colony Collapse Disorder

The 2008 calendar suggests that another spring has arrived in North America and the indications of the new season are everywhere. Buds have emerged on trees, heralding the coming of fresh leaves. The higher daylight and the warming sun act as harbingers for the appearance of flowering plants which will shortly begin their summer cycle […]

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Hibernating Snakes

How can Manitoba garter snakes survive the cold Canadian prairie winter? Yet snakes for sure can’t survive if actually frosty frozen. How on earth do these creatures endure the cold Canadian winters? The answer simply is that these snakes seek refuge in the ground below the chilly”frost” line and basically hibernate there doing the long […]

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Turtle Species

The world is filled with turtles. But how many different types of turtles are there? Many turtles are on the edge of extinction and others are on the endangered list. Let’s take a look at the different sorts of turtles that can be found around the world. Sea Turtles – These kinds of turtles are […]

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The Sloth Bear

Sloth Bear Scientific Name: Melursus ursinus Status: Vulnerable Scientific Classification: Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Carnivora Family: Ursidae Genus: Melursus The sloth bear is the only species in the genus Melursus. It is a nocturnal creature of South Asia. Contrary to the implication of its name, the sloth bear is truly quite fast […]

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Hummingbirds

Birdwatching is your lifetime ticket to the theater of nature. I hope you’ll get some good ideas here to help you have fun watching birds. This is one of the best stress relieving hobbies in the world, I guarantee! Spring Time! So, grab your binoculars, a nice tall glass of iced tea, and lets begin. […]

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The Zebra Finch

Zebra Finch Taeniopygia guttata Status: Least Concern Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves Order: Passeriformes Family: Estrildidae General Information: The Zebra Finch is also known as the Chestnut-eared Finch, the Shelley, as well as the Spotted-sided Finch. It’s not uncommon across Australia, and has become widely kept for both research and aviculture. Physical Description: On […]

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