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(FILES) This file photo taken on June 23, 2017 shows US President Donald Trump during a signing ceremony for the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017, at the White House in Washington, DC.President Donald Trump likes to tweet early in the morning -- often while watching television. But on August 15, 2017, he may have hit the button a bit too quickly.From Trump Tower in New York, where he is spending a few days, the Republican leader retweeted a message from a man who called him a "fascist." It took him about 20 minutes to delete it.The man was replying to a Fox News tweet about the possibility that Trump could issue a pardon to Joe Arpaio, the former Arizona sheriff who has courted controversy -- and earned a conviction -- over his tough stance on immigrants. / AFP PHOTO / MANDEL NGAN

Here's A List Of Countries And Leaders Trump Has Insulted Since His Election

It's been almost a year since Donald Trump emerged from an election campaign of threats, lies and vitriol as the future president of the United States of America. His victory speech on Nov. 9, 2016, s...
A picture taken on June 5, 2017 shows a man walking past the Qatar Airways branch in the Saudi capital Riyadh, after it had suspended all flights to Saudi Arabia following a severing of relations between major gulf states and gas-rich Qatar.Arab nations including Saudi Arabia and Egypt cut ties with Qatar accusing it of supporting extremism, in the biggest diplomatic crisis to hit the region in years. / AFP PHOTO / FAYEZ NURELDINE (Photo credit should read FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP/Getty Images)

Understanding The Diplomatic Crisis Between Saudi Arabia And Qatar

Saudi Arabia and six other neighbouring and regional Middle Eastern countries severed diplomatic ties with Qatar on Monday in what has been labelled one of the biggest rifts between Arab gulf nations...
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India Through The Eyes Of An Afghan Shia Intellectual

When the Indian government pursues foreign policy initiatives, it often difficult for the lay citizen to understand its human impact. Here's a real life example of how our neighbours look upon a democratic, strong and yet fairly liberal India reaching out to them. This conversation, which took place in a cab, gave me some interesting insights into how an Afghan Shia intellectual views India.
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Our Reactions To Terror Are A Litany Of Hypocrisies

Social media reactions to terrorism or acts of terror make for very interesting case studies. Never before have the masses been able to opine with such freedom on platforms that allow millions of others to read and share their views. News channels, newspapers and so on today are being challenged by people directly as the internet, often via smartphones and tablets, offers unprecedented, and often alternative and raw access to information. However, such access and fluidity in information flow comes with certain shortcomings.