International Current Affairs - 2019

Latest International Current Affairs 2019 with news summaries and current events in International developments, geopolitical, organizations, groupings and fora related updates for India and world with all important national news updates and events for the year 2019.

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No-Confidence motion against Mohamed Nazim over GMR issue

The opposition party in Maldives has reacted to the cancellation of GMR contract by invoking no-confidence motion in Parliament against Defence Minister (and acting Transport Minister) Mohamed Nazim, the front man for the ruling party in scrapping the contract. The opposition alleges that the minister has abused his authority as the Acting Transport Minister by using military influence to terminate civil contracts involving the government outside of the legal process.

However, President of Maldives Mohamed Waheed Hassan Manik continues to maintain that the GMR airport issue is purely contractual and nothing else.

Month: Categories: International


India ranked 4th on Global Terrorism Index

As per a newly released index prepared by the Australia-based Institute for Economics & Peace, India stands among one of the top 5 nations most- hit by terrorism in 2011. As per the index the rankings are:

  1. Iraq
  2. Pakistan
  3. Afghanistan
  4. India
  5. Yemen

Only 31 of the 159 countries ranked have not experienced a terrorist attack since 2001.

The study showed that number of incidents of terrorism has increased after Iraq war.

Month: Categories: InternationalReports & Indices