French Government Rejects European Constitution Referendum

A French European Constitution referendum was a treaty to establish a constitution for Europe. On 29th May 2005, it was organized to decide whether France would approve the proposed constitution of the European Union or not. At the last of voting, France finally rejected the treaty of EU (European Constitution) referendum. French voters overwhelmingly rejected it in key referendum. France was the first country who rejected this treaty. Regarding this ratification, 55 percent of people …

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Myanmar Frees Opposition Figure After Seven Years

Myanmar’s ruling junta (government) liberated the deputy leader of the country’s pro-democracy party after imprisonment of seven years, but did not present any explanation about taking part in allowed in coming elections. The liberation of 82-year-old Tin Oo, who assisted to find the National League for Democracy with Suu Kyi, came out before a U.N envoy visit to Myanmar to check the regime’s progress on human rights. After his release, Tin Oo told reporters, “I …

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Sources Of Tension Between China And US

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called for China and other autocratic governments to put restrictions on citizens’ use of the Internet, warning to provoke earlier uneasy ties with Beijing. Both the two giant nations are popular economically. The major sources of tension between them are: Currency and debt: The United States complains that China maintains its currency undervalued using artificial means, thus illegally helping exporters. China has confidentially pegged the yuan to the dollar …

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Dalai Lama Finally Meets Barack Obama

President Barack Obama personally received the Dalai Lama gladly to the White House. Obama admired his goals for the Tibetan people, but he put their get-together off-camera and restrained in an attempt to prevent intensifying tensions with China. He also delivered encouragement to the Dalai Lama’s appeal for talks with the Chinese government. China opposed this, as it considered any official foreign leader’s meeting with the Buddhist monk as violation of its sovereignty. China had …

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