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German Chancellor Angela Merkel To Step Down In 2021



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German Chancellor Angela Merkel reveals her plan to step down at the end of her present term of office in 2021.

According to reports, a party source confirming the news says the German Chancellor will step down in 2021, saying that “She will not stand again for the chairmanship of her party.” This comes a day after her party the Christian Democratic Union, CDU and its coalition party the Social Democrats suffered heavy losses in an election in the state of Hesse.

The coalition previously suffered a similar loss two weeks ago in Bavaria. Angela Merkel promises not to name a successor saying “I will accept any democratic decision taken by my party.” Also stating her hopes that her planned departure will put an end to bitter fighting in her coalition and finally focus it on its task of governing Europe’s biggest economy.

Angela Merkel has headed the CDU for 18 years and has been the German Chancellor for 13 years since 2005.

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India Unveils World’s Tallest Statue, “Statue Of Unity”



India Unveils "Statue Of Unity"

India unveils the world’s tallest statue named the “Statue of Unity.”

The statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel who was one of the country’s independence leaders has been unveiled. The “Statue of Unity,” located in India is 182 meters tall, making it the tallest statue in the world. The Indian president, Narendra Modi officially unveils the statue at an event attended by more than 5,000 police officers.

The president describes the statue as ‘an answer to all those who question the existence of India,’ saying that “the height of the statue is to remind the youth that the future of the country will be as huge as this.”

According to reports, the bronze-clad statue cost $430 million to build. The statue also houses a memorial garden and a museum at its base.

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Kanye West Is Taking A Break From Politics



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American rapper Kanye West is now breaking from political talk, saying he was used as a pawn and that his “eyes are now wide open.”

The rapper who once referred to the President of the United States as his brother takes to his Twitter page with a series of tweets declaring that his eyes are now wide open. On Tuesday, 30th October, Kanye West wrote a series of tweets breaking himself from President Trump’s beliefs.

He writes:

“My eyes are now wide open and now realize I’ve been used to spread messages I don’t believe in,” he wrote. “I am distancing myself from politics and completely focusing on being creative !!!”

Kanye who had earlier said Trump’s “Make America Great Again” hat made him feel like a superhero, also declaring “I love this guy” has said he is done being a messenger of beliefs that doesn’t appeal to him personally.

He also writes:

“I support creating jobs and opportunities for people who need them the most, I support prison reform, I support common-sense gun laws that will make our world safer.

“I support those who risk their lives to serve and protect us and I support holding people who misuse their power accountable. I believe in love and compassion for people seeking asylum and parents who are fighting to protect their children from violence and war.

“I would like to thank my family, loved ones, and community for supporting my ACTUAL beliefs and my vision for a better world.

“I introduced Candace to the person who made the logo and they didn’t want their name on it so she used mine. I never wanted any association with Blexit. I have nothing to do with it.”

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Japanese Princess Give Up Royalty To Marry Commoner



The Japanese Princess Ayako and her husband

The Japanese Princess, Princess Ayako of the imperial family, relinquishes her membership as she marries a commoner.

The 28-year-old Japanese Princess ties the knot with 32-year-old Kei Moriya who is an executive employee of Nippon Yusen Shipping company on Monday. The wedding took place at Tokyo’s historic Meiji Shrine. Although Japanese royals for the past 3 generations had gained the freedom to marry anybody of their choosing, the women are made to relinquish their royal status after they marry commoners.

However, when the Princes marry commoners, they become a part of the imperial family. However, Princess Hisako, mother of the newlywed princess says her daughter will continue to retain patronage over two institutions belonging to the family.

Speaking on her marital decision, Princess Ayako says:

“I’m filled with joy to get married and to have so many people visit us at the Meiji Shrine and congratulate us.”

According to The Independent, the Japanese royal family is running short of males owing to its laws of having its princesses relinquish royal ties. Crown Prince Naruhito, who takes over after Akihito abdicates next year, his brother Fumihito, his nephew Hisahito and Masahito, the octogenarian brother of the current emperor, are the only four male heirs to the throne left.”

Congratulations to the newlyweds.

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