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History of Morocco

History of Morocco The Barbary Coast during 16th – 20th century History of Morocco – For a long time Morocco, Libya, Tunisia Egypt, Niger, Mali…

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Sanctions by the UN

Sanctions by the UN Some think the let-down of UN peacekeeping and peace enforcement in the 1990s caused an improved dependence on sanctions. This can…

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Rwanda and Srebrenica

Rwanda and Srebrenica: While examining the evolution of UN peacekeeping two cases stand out. Out of the more than fifty cases since 1945 these two…

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The Growing Regionalization of UN Peacekeeping

The Growing Regionalization of UN Peacekeeping The United Nations have been criticised on many grounds as far as the peacekeeping operations are concerned. There have…

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Resurgence of UN Peacekeeping in the New Millennium

Resurgence of UN Peacekeeping in the New Millennium: After the let-downs in Rwanda and Yugoslavia during the 1990s, there was a major downscaling of the…

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Soviet Control: Central and Eastern Europe and the Balkans

Stalinist economic system began to stagnate in USSR and Europe by late 1950s and they could not deliver all that was promised. This was truer…

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World Wars: Causes and Effects IV

Causes Practices and effects of wars 4: Effects of War Effects of war are both long term and short term and they are wide spread….

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World Wars: Causes and Effects III

Causes practices and effects of wars-3: Nature of Warfare Warfare changed a lot during the 20th century. There were so many changes in the world…

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World Wars: Causes and Effects II

Causes, practices and effects of wars-II: Wars were widespread in the 20th century. The causes and practises of the war differed. The effects of wars…

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World Wars: Causes and Effects I

Causes, practices and effects of wars-I: Wars were widespread in the 20th century. The causes and practises of the war differed. The effects of wars…

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Dinesh Gupta

Dinesh Gupta or Dinesh Chandra Gupta (December 6, 1911 – July 7, 1931) was a Bengal revolutionary, born in Josholong in Munshiganj District, Bangladesh. He…

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Afghan War (Part II)

The battle of Shopian happened between the Sikh Empire and Jabbar Khan, the then governor of the Durrani Empire province of Kashmir on 3rd July…

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Arab–Israeli Conflict

Arab–Israeli Conflict The Arab –Israeli conflict which started soon after the Second World War, in reality continues till date.  It was its peak between 1945…

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Aryan influence in India

How The Social Life Set Up By Aryans Is Still Seen In India   The vedic culture was the core of the ancient civilization that…

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Causes of WWII – Hitler’s foreign policy

The Treaty of Versailles threw up so many enemies for the League of Nations and the most prominent one among them was Germany. Germany suffered…

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Aurangzeb’s Rule

The Rule Of Emperor Aurangzeb As far as Mughal rule is concerned, many of the Mughal historical characters are seen as enlightened and great leaders…

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The Israel-Palestine Conflict: Attack on King David Hospital

Jews through various organizations were trying to get the state of Israel. There was stiff opposition from the Arabs and the rest of the world….

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Horses by Edwin Muir

Horses by Edwin Muir 1) In this memory poem, the poet remembers his days as a little boy in his country home, observing the horses…

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Herr Otto Von Bismarck

Germany Under Bismarck Herr Otto Von Bismarck was a man with a unique personality and an iron image. In Germany’s unification he was considered as…

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Ananta Singh

Ananta Singh (December 1, 1903 – January 25, 1979) was born in Chittagong, Bangladesh. In 1930, this Indian revolutionary participated in the armoury raid in…

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Causes of WWII – Japan’s invasion of Manchuria, China

Germany and Italy signed pacts in which they promised to help each other in the expansion plans. The power house of Asia was Japan with…

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Dr. Kotnis

Dr. Kotnis – India’s Son Dwarkanath Shantaram Kotnis (Dr.Kotnis) was born on 10th October 1910 in Solapur, Maharashtra State in India. He was born to…

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Bhagat Singh

Bhagat Singh the Indian revolutionary and socialist is also known as Shaheed Bhagat Singh (September 27, 1907 – March 23 1931). In the context of…

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Palestinian Arabs and the British

The Arabs and the British had a long standing relationship. Arabs had helped the British to capture the Ottoman Empire. So the British favoured a…

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Durgawati Devi

Durgawati Devi (October 7, 1907 – October 15, 1999) was an Indian freedom fighter and revolutionary. This Bengali woman was one of the few revolutionaries…

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