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Legends of India: 70 years of Independence

A special collection of seventy influential men and women in contemporary history of India. In 2017 India is celebrating 70 years of independence. 1. MK Gandhi: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, also known as Mahatma Gandhi, Bapu and Gandhiji, was the preeminent leader of the Indian independence movement in British-ruled India. Employing nonviolent civil disobedience, he led


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Xi’s challenges in Hong Kong as demands for democracy grows

On July 1 Hong Kong marked 20th anniversary of its handover from Britain to China Thousands of residents turned out for annual pro-democracy march in Hong Kong Protesters criticized Beijing’s creeping control over internal city affairs Young activists have emerged calling for self-determination or even full independence On July 1, estimated 60,000 people marched in