Sachin Seth’s Terra Blog

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Top 5 Mid-East governments at risk of toppling

The Egyptians weren't the first peoples in the Arab world to rise up against an oppressive government in 2011. Before that Facebook group was made, the people of Tunisia rose up against their (now former) presi...
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Egypt’s Hosni Mubarak steps down

Egypt's Hosni Mubarak has resigned as president after 18 days of protests by the country's people, and 30 years as the country's ruler. The move was a surprise, as many thought Mubarak planned to step down y...
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West is moving too slow on Egypt

Is Egypt ready for democracy? The question itself is insulting, and I'm not even Egyptian. The main concern? If Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak leaves immediately, and elections are held within two mont...
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Iran attacker to lose ‘eye and an ear’

A while ago, a Saudi Arabian court enlisted the help of doctors to find out whether severing the spinal cord of a convicted criminal (as punishment for his crime) would result in his death. The punishment w...
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Afghans will go to the polls tomorrow

Parliamentary elections in Afghanistan will go ahead tomorrow, marred by allegations of fraud and tampering against election candidates, and, most recently, by the kidnapping of a candidate and 18 election work...