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Global News Explains: How the world's largest democracy holds elections India is weeks away from once again embarking on what is considered to be the world’s largest exercise in democracy, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking re-election. The country of 1.3 billion will hold its 17th general election in seven phases set to begin on...
Producers of The Simpsons are pulling a popular episode in which Michael Jacksonvoiced a character who resided with Homer in a mental hospital, reports said Thursday. The reports followed the airing of HBO documentary Leaving Neverland, in which two men alleged that the pop artist molested them when they were children. Simpsons executive producer James L....
All it took was a single tweet of a “sad” father stationed behind the counter of a newly opened but desolate mom-and-pop doughnut shop to bring the community out and get sales rolling. On Saturday, Houston native Billy By shared a few photos on social media showing his father in...
A stunning display of a dragon-shaped aurora danced over Iceland earlier this month, “enthralling” skygazers and photographers alike. Photographers Jingyi Zhang and Wang Zheng captured the remarkable green and purple display lighting up the night sky. The stunning image was featured in NASA’s “Astronomy Picture of the Day” on Feb....
As the Trump administration pushes for peace in Afghanistan, a new U.S. watchdog report says Afghan security forces are shrinking, gaps in security are growing, and the Taliban are largely holding their own despite a surge in American bombing. These trends reflect what U.S. military officials call a stalemated war, more than...
Denmark has begun erecting a 70-kilometre fence along the German border to keep out wild boars in an attempt to prevent the spread of African swine fever, which could jeopardize the country’s valuable pork industry. Work on the fence, which will be up to 1.5 metres tall, began Monday in Padborg, 220 kilometres southwest...
https://youtu.be/ZkWn40I6J2o WARNING: video may contain graphic images. Silent Wars: Why are some conflicts left in the dark? Watch our in-depth Global News explainer As you’re reading this, there are more than 40 violent conflicts unfolding around the world. Conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria have caught the western world’s attention, mostly due to western intervention. However, many conflicts are left...
Members of Pride Toronto have voted against allowing the city’s uniformed police officers from participating in this year’s parade. The vote comes about three months after the organization lifted a ban on uniformed officers taking part in the annual event, saying the force was welcome to apply to be a part of...
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court said Tuesday it will take up its first gun rightscase in nine years, a challenge to New York City’s prohibition on carrying a licensed, locked and unloaded handgun outside the city limits. The court’s decision to hear the appeal filed by three New York residents and...
Russian police said they detained a drunken man who threatened the crew of a passenger plane flying Tuesday from a Siberian city to Moscow, forcing it to land shortly after take-off. The Russian Investigative Committee said that the man told the Aeroflot crew that he was armed and demanded the diversion...

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How India runs the biggest election in the world

Global News Explains: How the world's largest democracy holds elections India is weeks away from once again embarking on what is considered to be the...

‘The Simpsons’ to pull episode featuring Michael Jackson’s voice: reports

Producers of The Simpsons are pulling a popular episode in which Michael Jacksonvoiced a character who resided with Homer in a mental hospital, reports said Thursday. The reports...

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