Law of War in International Law
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Law of War in International Law

Since the beginning, humans have resorted to violence in cases of disagreements. However, people from around the world felt the need to limit the brutalities of war, and the humanitarian spirit of humans led to the first-ever Geneva Convention of 1864, culminating in the birth of modern humanitarian laws which established the basic limits on how wars can be fought. These universal laws of war protect those not fighting, as well as those who are no longer able to.

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United Nations Organizations
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United Nations Organizations

The United Nations, often called the UN, is like a big team of countries trying to keep peace and help each other. They've been around for a long time and have done a lot of important things like one of its agencies called the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) watches over nuclear stuff in nearly 180 countries.

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How is Israel-Palestine conflict different from Russia-Ukraine war?
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How is Israel-Palestine conflict different from Russia-Ukraine war?

The "Ukraine is Palestine" comparison has been all over the internet, with people comparing Putin to Hitler, which is problematic. Since the Russia-Ukraine crisis started, many nations faced tough challenges, like energy market instability, food security threats, refugees, and even nuclear concerns. Most Western democracies backed Ukraine, but Israel had to weigh its options. These democracies though wanted to support their Western pals but they also worried about upsetting Russia, which could empower the anti-Israel coalition led by Iran in their neighbourhood.

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Israel Palestine War: The Israel- Hamas Conflict Explained
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Israel Palestine War: The Israel- Hamas Conflict Explained

Rockets began raining down on Israel from Gaza after months of escalating violence in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Hamas launched over 5,000 rockets, making this a grave and tragic chapter in the ongoing conflict.

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G20 Summit 2023: Dates, Schedule & Priorities
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G20 Summit 2023: Dates, Schedule & Priorities

Great News for India! This year, our country is hosting the vital international event G20 Summit for the first time in September 2023 in New Delhi. PM Modi welcomed all the world leaders. The G20 Summit is held annually with a rotating presidency; in 2023, India has the Presidency.

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International Monetary Fund: Establishment, Functions & Assistance
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International Monetary Fund: Establishment, Functions & Assistance

Over the years, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has helped countries overcome several challenging economic situations. This financial institution was established to promote global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, smoothen international trade, and reduce poverty worldwide, which continues to evolve and adapt to the ever-changing world economy. But before digging any deeper, it’s important that we first deal with its history. 

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Sudan Crisis: What is Operation Kaveri?
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Sudan Crisis: What is Operation Kaveri?

Sudan, a Northeast African country, is already in a tough neighbourhood, and its descent into a civil war recently is only throwing this troubled nation into chaos. To this, India, in response, has launched ‘Operation Kaveri’ to evacuate nearly 3,000 Indian citizens stranded in the country, which had remained on edge due to brutal fighting between the army and a paramilitary force. 

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10 Landmark Cases of International Law
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10 Landmark Cases of International Law

International Law includes rules, treaties & agreements binding upon their nation. The foremost reason why countries sign treaties is that they believe it will be beneficial for their citizens. International law governs several global matters like the environment, world trade, wars, diplomatic relations, etc. So, dealing with the landmark case laws based on such matters is important for your better understanding. Hence, we have wrapped up detailed versions of ten landmark cases on international law. Let's get started.

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Difference between Treaty and Convention
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Difference between Treaty and Convention

Lots of people confuse the meaning of a treaty with a convention. Do you feel the same way about these terms? Therefore, here we are to make these concepts easy for you so you can never forget the difference between the two. This article will discuss the meaning of treaty & convention along with examples.

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Amnesty International: History & Facts
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Amnesty International: History & Facts

There are various International Organisations, but the one we will talk about in this blog is famous especially in fighting for Human Rights. This is an international Non-governmental organisation which launched its first campaign against tortutre in 1972, and as a result, after few years, a Convention against Torture was passed in 1984. Well, we are talking about Amnesty International. Wanna know more about it? Let's start with the blog!

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Know the Difference between LOC and LAC
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Know the Difference between LOC and LAC

India has had some border-related conflicts with its neighbors like China and Pakistan. These border conflicts have played a major role in the outbreak of wars. The two most famous borders in this regard are the LOC and LAC. While LAC stands for Line of Actual Control, LOC stands for Line of Control. The LOC is a demarcated, military-marked frontier separating parts of India and Pakistan- occupied Jammu and Kashmir, whereas LAC is an unclear border demarcated between India and China which is considered a mere concept by both the countries as they interpret the line on their own terms disagreeing with each other.

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Indus Water Treaty
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Indus Water Treaty

Even after 62 years of the agreement signed between Pakistan and India regarding the Indus Waters, a huge conflict still exists. On the one hand, Pakistan seeks ‘complete implementation’ to enforce the Indus Water Treaty. On the other hand, India is not resuming its construction work for the dam. What is the Indus River Treaty? Why Pakistan and India are unable to settle the dispute? Let’s discuss this issue in the article.

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The FIFA 2022 Controversy
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The FIFA 2022 Controversy

The FIFA controversy has gained much attention in recent times. It is alleged that more than 6500 migrant workers from five countries- India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Pakistan have died in Qatar since the World cup. Gary Neville, a former defender for England, has received criticism for agreeing to commentate the World Cup for a TV network controlled by Qatar. What is the connection between the World cup, FIFA and Qatar? Why was Gary Neville criticised? Why are people boycotting FIFA 2022? Let’s discuss it in detail!

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Global Hunger Index 2022: What is India
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Global Hunger Index 2022: What is India's rank?

Even though enough food is produced worldwide to feed everyone, up to 828 million people still go without food. World hunger is increasing, affecting approximately 10% of people worldwide, after consistently dropping for a decade. Sources from the Union Health Ministry claimed on Tuesday that the Global Hunger Index exaggerates the severity of hunger, lacks statistical rigour, and has numerous flaws resulting from India placing 107th out of 121 countries in this year's rankings. They claimed that the study "deliberately ignores the huge efforts undertaken by the government to maintain food security for the populace, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic" and that it "does not genuinely quantify hunger." According to sources, three of the four indicators we utilised were connected to children's health and could not be generalised to the entire population. 

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Polluter Pays Principle: Everything about PPP
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Polluter Pays Principle: Everything about PPP

If a disaster occurs, then whose liability is it to compensate? The expression "polluter pays principle" has gained popularity recently. This slogan's main concept is "If you make a mess, it's your responsibility to clean it up." It should be noted that the "polluter pays principle" does not apply to "fault" in environmental law. Instead, it advocates a treatment approach that prioritises undoing ecological harm. According to a principle of international environmental law, the polluting party is responsible for any environmental damage caused. So, let’s discuss this in detail in this article.

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Bhopal Gas Tragedy
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Bhopal Gas Tragedy

In the history of the world, this incident was considered one of the worst industrial disaster. On that tragic night, thousands of people lost their lives, and many are still suffering now. Methyl isocyanate (MIC) gas leakage from the Union Carbide India Ltd (UCIL) facility was to blame for the event. This article will discuss about the details about the December 1984 Bhopal Gas Tragedy are covered in this article. It includes everything, from the incident to how it affected people and the environment. Let’s get started!

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Top 10 Current Affairs 2022
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Top 10 Current Affairs 2022

Current affairs are important for competitive exams like UPSC, SSC, Bank, and other Government exams. The current affairs portion of competitive exams evaluates your awareness of recent social, economic, and political events. As a result, it's crucial to coordinate your exam preparation with daily GK updates.

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Why women are burning Hijab in Iran?
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Why women are burning Hijab in Iran?

16th September 2022, another day where a woman’s right was deprived, and on that day, she not only fought for her rights but also died while doing the same. Want to know who are we talking about? Her name is Mahsa Amini, daughter of Amjad Amini. She is an Iranian woman who died in Tehran, Iran, under suspicious circumstances due to police brutality. Let’s know in detail about the entire hijab news that is the Iran hijab protest in this article. 

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