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Week in History: October 26 – November 1

Key events that shaped our social, political and cultural history By Arfa Shahid October 31, 1984: Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi Assassinated  On this day in history, India’s only female prime minister to date, Indira Gandhi, was assassinated by her own two Sikh bodyguards in New Delhi. Beant Singh shot her two times, and Satwant Singh

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Ghana to Remove Gandhi Statue because of His “Alleged Racism”

DAKAR, Oct 9 – Ghana will move a statue of Mahatma Gandhi from its main university because of his “alleged past racist comments”, the foreign ministry said, while paying tribute to Gandhi’s role as a civil rights leader. A group of lecturers and students began campaigning for the Indian nationalist leader’s statue to be removed

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The Week in History: 28th September – 4th October

Key events that shaped our social, political and cultural history By Arfa Shahid  October 2, 1187: Siege of Jerusalem After ruling Jerusalem for 88 years, the Crusaders, led by Balian of Ibelin, surrendered the city to General Saladin Al Ayubi, following a siege that extended from September 20 to October 2. Prior to the siege,

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