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Chinese govt says controversial detergent TV commercial 'improper' but not racist

May 30, 2016

Chinese govt says controversial detergent TV commercial 'improper' but not racist

China on Monday termed a commercial ad by a detergent company showing a black man washed into white as "improper" but rejected that it has racial overtones. #World #China #NewsTracker #Racism #Qiaobi #Racist Ad #Discrimination against Africans
WHO takes first step towards de-linking drug prices from access and innovation issues

May 29, 2016

WHO takes first step towards de-linking drug prices from access and innovation issues

The World Health Organisation (WHO) will establish an expert technical committee that will help countries set health priorities. #World #Life #NewsTracker #Health #WHO #Drugs #World Health Organisation #Medicines #AMR
Three women at the forefront of Bernie Sanders Campaign: The India Connection

May 28, 2016

Three women at the forefront of Bernie Sanders Campaign: The India Connection

In his bid for the Democratic nomination, Sanders has amassed 8 million donors and over half a million volunteers without the help on any national party, and has refused to take donations from corporations, lobbyists or SuperPACs (campaign money laundering committees that legally skirt individual limits on financial contributions to political campaigns by individuals). #World #Donald Trump #Democrats #New York City #ConnectTheDots #Hillary Clinton #California #US Presidential Election #Tulsi Gabbard #Kshama Sawant #Bernie Sanders #Pramila Jayapal
'It's not an arms race': US downplays Pakistan's fear of India's entry into NSG

May 28, 2016

'It's not an arms race': US downplays Pakistan's fear of India's entry into NSG

Reacting to Pakistan's opposition to India becoming a member of the NSG, the US said it is not about an arms race, but about civilian use of nuclear energy. #World #India #US #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Nuclear power #Nuclear Suppliers Group #NSG #South Asia #Indo-US ties #Nuclear race
North Korea takes potshots at Barack Obama, calls his Hiroshima visit 'hypocrisy'

May 27, 2016

North Korea takes potshots at Barack Obama, calls his Hiroshima visit 'hypocrisy'

Nuclear-armed North Korea has ridiculed US President Barack Obama's visit to Hiroshima as the "childish" diplomatic ploy of a "nuclear war fanatic." #Obama #World #Barack Obama #US #NewsTracker #North Korea #World War II #Hiroshima
African envoys call for flexible visa norms for students and diplomats in India

May 27, 2016

African envoys call for flexible visa norms for students and diplomats in India

African envoys on Thursday made a strong pitch for making the Indian visa regime more flexible, especially for students and diplomats. #World #India #diplomacy #NewsTracker #students #Visa norms #African envoys
US asks Pakistan to co-operate with India on 26/11 investigations

May 27, 2016

US asks Pakistan to co-operate with India on 26/11 investigations

The US has asked Pakistan to co-operate with India in the 26/11 investigations and has appealed to them to check all terror groups operating in their soil. #United States #World #India #Terrorism #US #Pakistan #26/11 #Mumbai #TheySaidIt #Asia #2008 Mumbai Terror Attack
If I was African, I would be scared to live in India: What Masonda's murder tells us

May 26, 2016

If I was African, I would be scared to live in India: What Masonda's murder tells us

This is how racist we are. We deem it perfectly fine to barge into a person's home just because they are dark-skinned. #World #New Delhi #Africa #Tanzania #Racism #Congo #skin colour #bias #African nations #prejudice #Tanzania girl #Bigotry #Congolese national