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Thailand anti-govt protests: the issues, and what's different this time

October 21, 2020 11:53 am

Thailand protests: There have three demands; dissolution of Parliament and the PM’s resignation, changes to the Constitution, and an end to harassment of critics.

Explained: How the FBI foiled an alleged plot to kidnap Michigan’s Democratic governor

October 11, 2020 10:32 am

Federal authorities have arrested thirteen men — seven of whom have links to an anti-government militia group called the ‘Wolverine Watchmen’ — on charges of conspiring to kidnap the Michigan governor, attack the state legislature and target law enforcement.

Implications of Donald Trump testing Covid-19 positive — for the presidency, and US election

October 08, 2020 7:53 am

Even if President Donald Trump is able to continue working while in isolation, the diagnosis presents challenges for all those who are physically close to him, including the Secret Service who protect him.

Explained: Why Barbados wants to remove Queen Elizabeth II as head of state

September 19, 2020 6:35 pm

Before it celebrates its 55th anniversary of independence from British rule in November 2021, the prosperous West Indies nation will make history by becoming the first country in almost three decades to sever ties with the British royal family and become a republic.

Quixplained: The toxic history of nerve agent Novichok, and how it works

September 15, 2020 8:52 am

Novichok has not been used in warfare. In March 2018 it was used as a poison to target Skirpal and his daughter in the city of Salisbury in England. Both of them survived.

Explained: The Battle of Belleau Wood, whose slain soldiers Trump allegedly mocked as 'losers'?

September 05, 2020 2:26 pm

Now, on Thursday, a report published in The Atlantic has alleged that on the morning of the scheduled visit in 2018, Trump said, “Why should I go to that cemetery? It’s filled with losers.”

Explained: The new changes in Qatar's labour laws

September 06, 2020 10:21 am

The reforms, which were announced by the Emir of Qatar in October 2019, were signed into law on Sunday.

Explained: Why does TCS need to pay $140 million in damages to Epic Systems?

August 29, 2020 9:34 am

Epic Systems Corp had claimed that TCS employees had stolen trade secrets of the company while working on a project for them.

Explained: Why is everyone typing 'war crimes' in US Army's video game Twitch stream?

August 16, 2020 5:26 pm

Amid growing criticism, the US Army took a break from streaming on Twitch on July 9. The controversy, however, raged on and reached the US House of Representatives late July.

Explained: What is Victory in Japan Day, and why it coincides with India’s Independence Day

August 15, 2020 6:05 pm

15 August 1945 is remembered in history as Victory in Japan or V-J Day, when Allied forces mark their victory over Imperial Japan during World War II.