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Static – World History – The Suez War of 1956 | Focus – Mains

Static – World History – The Suez War of 1956 | Focus – Mains

Nasser, the new ruler of Egypt, was aggressively in favour of Arab unity and independence, including the liberation of Palestine from the Jews; and took several decisions which irritated the British, Americans and French.

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Static – World History – The Creation of the State of Israel | Focus – Mains

Static – World History – The Creation of the State of Israel | Focus – Mains

The factors responsible for creation of a separate state of Israel were as follows: In AD 71, most of the Jews were driven out of Palestine, their homeland, by the Romans. In 1897, the Jews living in Europe founded the World Zionist Organization. Zionists were people who believed that Jews ought to be able to go back to Palestine.

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Static – World History – The Two Europe Since 1945 – (7) | Focus – Mains

Static – World History – The Two Europe Since 1945 – (7) | Focus – Mains

In the short period between 1988 and 1991, communism in eastern Europe was swept away. Poland was the first to reject communism, closely followed by Hungary and East Germany and the rest, until by the end of 1991 even Russia had ceased to be communist.

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Static – World History – The Two Europe Since 1945 – (6) | Focus – Mains

Static – World History – The Two Europe Since 1945 – (6) | Focus – Mains

The communist countries of eastern Europe were joined in a kind of unity under the leadership of the USSR. The main difference between the unity in eastern Europe and that in the west was that the countries of eastern Europe were forced into it by the USSR, whereas the members of the European Community joined voluntarily.

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Value Added Article: Why India Could Do With One More Time Zone | Category – Human and Economic Geography | Source – EPW

Value Added Article: Why India Could Do With One More Time Zone | Category – Human and Economic Geography | Source – EPW

India spans a longitudinal difference of 30 degrees from the western state of Gujarat to Arunachal Pradesh in the East. However, India has a single time zone, defined by mean longitude at 82.5 degrees east of the Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), passing through Mirzapur in Uttar Pradesh. This results in almost a two-hour difference in sunrise from east to west.

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Static – World History – The Two Europe Since 1945 – (4) | Focus – Mains

Static – World History – The Two Europe Since 1945 – (4) | Focus – Mains

If it joined the Community, it would no longer be in complete control of its economy. It also feared that its membership of the Community would damage its relationship with the Commonwealth as well as its relations with USA.

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