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    Well its not a news article but I kind of wanted to know if any of you guys are active in Quora (a yahoo answer sorta site). It seems to be a gateway to understanding ur country as a whole

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    Wasn't there a similar opposition for the series Lucifer too a bunch of years back?

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    I am not sure if the LTTE is involved but judging from the police releasing no info about any of the suspects they have apprehended till now, it could be them. Damn

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    Yeah that's weird. Both sides are saying different things. The elections are on this year so things are always going to look suspicious.

    Edit: However, they did lie about not knowing that Bin...
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    I wouldn't put it as a recent epidemic. The problem was there from the start. It is just that things are coming to light more (which is good in a way). I don't see it correlate to the extreme groups...
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    How common is this in the US? I know that there aren't very many languages in the US to cause such outrage everywhere but just wondering. I guess NY and other diversity intense states bear the brunt...
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    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-godman-idUSKCN1B50K9

    A bit late but heck its hilarious how a court order against a proven crime < religious leader

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    That's the funny part because majority of the economy is still part of the informal economy. So accounting political parties to the formal economy won't have the desired effects YET when the majority...
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    I am referring to the removal of cap for political funding from corporates. There is no limit to the amount they could fund and the name of the parties they fund can also be hidden from the company's...
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    Any democracy with a single major party with no sizeable opposition CAN lead to a problem especially when the masses are extremely diverse. It is never a myth. Compare the track record of the...
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    The next round of PM elections would be testing times again. I don't see any reason why the current gov't won't win the majority next elections with both houses filled up with their sympathizers....
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    Seriously! Thankfully occasional rains are helping us survive out here

    http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-40339730

    49 degrees! And I thought the Asian subcontinent was bad enough
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    Understandably China is higher in the x axis due to their said restrictions. It's the y axis which is ridiculously illogical
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    http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2017/04/daily-chart-11

    Hanging out with Syria, Iraq and Nigeria ermm okay this is awkward

    Edit: Yeah I call BS on this graph
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    Took this image from the Economist and it gives some interesting data based on polls from different countries


    http://cdn.static-economist.com/sites/default/files/20161126_woc989.png

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    http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-39661339

    I am not overly aware of the Jehovah's witness sect. Are they worthy of such an extreme reaction?
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    I agree with your opinion since many of my Muslim female friends do wear whatever they want whether its a hijab or anything else since they do have the freedom to make that choice. At the same time,...
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    Looks like Turkey is going for a 'Yes' vote in the referrendum

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    Not sure how many of you guys are aware of Sudan's civil war but it has been getting quite brutal lately
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    This makes sense considering Elon Musk is pretty close to Trump I believe

    Lol this could be Elon's master plan on garnering support to his Mars settlement plan. Make sure Earth becomes...
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    Some of my friends who have a darker complexion have had bad experiences of racism long back in Australia so it's not a new phenomenon actually
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    I agree but I went on a pretty pissed off rant and that never paints a good picture
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    Alright so venting time

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    End of rant *taking deep breaths*

    Edit: Never mind I thought a rant was a bit immature. Hopefully my country doesn't get screwed up
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    Seriously! That sure does help when the people are well educated to sort through them and choose the best one

    And here we have just 2 national parties and one is about to get wiped out *facepalm*
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    https://www.ft.com/content/c10aa4f8-08a5-11e7-97d1-5e720a26771b

    I wonder if this is even feasible and to what extent possible loopholes in it can be taken advantage of if the wrong ruling party...
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    What I can imagine happening in few countries is the fact that such practices tarnish the faith that people might have towards the US which in turn helps the right wingers from these countries to...
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    So anyone worried about the effects the wikileaks' CIA leak would have on the international tech security circles? I remember when China requested all foreign techs to make their code open source...
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    Not sure how much coverage is out there for you guys but this one is definitely getting a lot of coverage out here. Our twitter sounded pissed when I checked sometime back
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    Majority of the time the protests were peaceful. Once the ordinance was passed, many people who were instrumental in leading the protests left the scene satisfied with how it turned out. It was only...
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    Yeah I am aware of the FB Fox news page comments section but 2k likes for a comment on an article they didn't even bother opening to see who got attacked in the first place irked me a bit
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