Venezuelan crisis made huge number of citizens to enter Brazil

The number of Venezuelans entering Brazil is rising, officials say, despite Saturday’s attacks on makeshift migrant border camps. A Brazilian army spokesman said about 900 Venezuelans were expected in the state of Roraima on Monday, a steep rise in the daily average. The numbers of people trying to flee Venezuela’s economic collapse are stoking regional tensions. There is fresh uncertainty following the issuing of new banknotes. Banks and shops are due to reopen on Tuesday after a public holiday on Monday, when the left-wing government lopped five zeros off the…

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Kohli Dedicates his win to Kerala Flood Victims

India captain Virat Kohli dedicated his team’s win over England at Trent Bridge to the flood victims of Kerala. Nearly 400 people have died, with more than a million people displaced, following the worst flooding in the state for a century. “First and foremost we as a team want to dedicate this victory to the flood victims in Kerala,” Kohli said, after India’s 203-run victory. “People are going through a lot. This is our bit we can do.” India needed only 17 balls on the final day to take the one…

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Reason behind Hitler’s master plan of holocaust

Reason Behind Holocaust  Antisemitism in Vienna : Many historians point to Hitler’s years in Vienna as having shaped him. Between 1908 and 1913 the young Hitler unsuccessfully tried to set himself up as an artist there. The city had a large Jewish community just before the First World War (1914-1918) – nearly 9% of the two million residents were Jewish – but the social climate was openly antisemitic. With an outspoken anti-Jewish mayor (Karl Lueger) and many anti-Jewish newspapers and magazines there was no restriction on antisemitism, and Hitler was…

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Islamic Radicalism caused threat for Bangladeshi Youth

The photo — a dreamy scene of two lovers kissing in the monsoon rain — went viral in Bangladesh almost immediately after photojournalist Jibon Ahmed posted it on his Facebook page Monday. Many on social media reacted positively to the photo’s moment of unselfconscious joy — something rare these days on the campus where it was taken, the University of Dhaka, roiled by protests and violent incidents in recent months. Three conservative students were suspended this month for allegedly assaulting two students for holding hands. But others in Bangladesh —…

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Syrian war became more complicated for proxy wars

Seven years into Syria’s “civil war,” the country is at greater risk than ever of being overrun by the proxy wars of other nations. These five facts explain just some of the foreign clashes currently raging in Syria. Israel vs. Iran Over the weekend, Israel intercepted an Iranian drone that had flown into Israeli airspace from neighboring Syria through Jordan. Iran has been openly supporting the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad for some time now (much of that through its proxy Hezbollah), while Israel has tried to generally steer…

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SA looking to Guinea South Sudan and Algeria for cheaper oil

The energy minister came under fire from MPs on the fuel levy, the disarray of the Road Accident Fund and the impact of policies on the rand. South Africa is looking to Algeria, Equatorial-Guinea and South Sudan for crude oil sources closer to home as the country experiences its highest fuel prices in history, Energy Minister Jeff Radebe says. “We are looking very aggressively to other countries, Equatorial Guinea, Algeria, South Sudan,” he said in a briefing to Parliament’s portfolio committee on energy today. “If things go well we believe it…

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David Pocock the lone Wallaby in Rugby Championship team of the week

THERE is no way to sugar coat it. The Wallabies were out of their depth against the All Blacks in Sydney and that is reflected by just one Australian player making the grade in Fox Sports Lab’s Rugby Championship team of the week for round one. 1: Tendai Mtawarira (South Africa) The man known as ‘Beast’ was at his imposing best in the first up win over Argentina. Mtawarira forced two scrum penalties, made 10 runs for 30 metres, popped four offloads while also making five tackles without a miss.…

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Chewing Gum star Michaela Coel to write drama on sexual consent

Michaela Coel, who created the E4 sitcom Chewing Gum, is to write and star in a drama for the BBC exploring the issue of sexual consent. The “fearless, frank and provocative” series, which has a working title of Jan 22nd, will look into “the distinction between liberation and exploitation”, the broadcaster said. Coel, 30, will play Arabella, whose experience of consent is at the heart of the story. The character meets friends and colleagues whose sexual adventures collide with new codes of sexual conduct. “I feel weirdly overwhelmed and honoured to be…

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