elephant poaching

Is China Secretly Poaching Elephants in Africa?

Let’s talk about elephant poaching in Africa. First of all, there is not a single African country where you won’t find a footprint of China. Over the last two decades, China has been expanding its territory to Africa in small but sure steps. In the past, Africa would have easily pass as a United States or European Union playground. For instance, the USA has had several army bases in Africa which ‘collaborate’ with local armies to fight terrorists or restore order in times of war. One of the largest is Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti which oversees the Horn of Africa. Likewise, the EU has been a major trade partner.
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Gibraltar: Spain Vs. Britain

Against the backdrop of the questions regarding Gibraltar and its appearance once more after Britain’s decision to leave the European Union (Brexit) of last year’s vote; The Telegraph reported that Spain seems to want the territory for itself, since the mountain geographically connects with it.
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Umbrella Revolution, Hong Kong

The Forced Adoption and Rise of a Rebel Child: Differences between Hong Kong and China

“Hong Kong and China have separate passports, you see”, my tour guide stated in her broken English when I visited Hong Kong a couple of years back, her words making me question my hearing. She continued talking about how there is no restriction on the number of children you could have in Hong Kong, unlike only one in China, while I racked my brains to recall the faded memories of my Geography class. She continued pointing out the differences between the two regions while I decided not to dwell on her barely suppressed hostility towards China and simply enjoy my trip.
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Kulbhushan Jadhav

Kulbhushan Jadhav: An Opportunity for Both Nations to Start a Dialogue Process

People to people contacts, bus service, train links, most favored nation status, water sharing, track two dialogues and goodwill visits of leaders – peace process is an everyday business between India and Pakistan ever since the United India was divided into two by the British Empire. The arrest and capital punishment of Kulbhushan Jadhav rocked the Indo-Pak relations.
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Taiwan and One China

Taiwan: Challenging the One China Policy

The One China policy reflects the Chinese government’s commitment that there is only one Chinese government on this planet. This policy strictly defines that any country which is going to have official diplomatic relations with China must have to break its relations with Taiwan, otherwise China would break ties with that country.
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