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    India’s pivot to Eurasia

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 21, 2018

    SANDWICHED between US president Donald Trump’s acrimonious public exchanges with other leaders at the G-7 (group of seven industrialised countries) summit (June 7-8) and the headline-hogging US-North Korea summit (June 12), the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit in Qingdao, China (June 9–10) attracted little international attention....

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    End wars to halt refugee crisis

    Ramzy Baroud | Updated at 12:05am on June 21, 2018

    EUROPE is facing the most significant refugee crisis since World War II. All attempts at resolving the issue have failed, mostly because they have ignored the root causes of the problem....

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    More consensus needed

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on June 21, 2018

    IN THE past two weeks, there have been indications that the government parties are trying to sort out their differences....

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    A new dimension of the conflict in Yemen

    Petr Lvov | Updated at 12:05am on June 21, 2018

    FOR more than a week, the forces of the so-called Saudi-led Arab coalition have been assaulting Hodeida, a city with a population of well over 60,000 people located on the Red Sea coast of Yemen....

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    Run-down roads keep straining life in Dhaka city

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 20, 2018

    THE tale of roads, lanes and bylanes being dug up by utility agencies and then left unrepaired, having developed potholes and craters and not maintained by the agencies responsible for the task,....

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    Intangible cultural heritage about to disappear

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 20, 2018

    INTANGIBLE cultural heritage of Bangladesh are withering away as successive governments have failed to reckon with the significance of it in nation-building....

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    Necessity to expose Israel’s self indictments in Gaza protests

    Dan Lieberman | Updated at 12:05am on June 20, 2018

    IN MAY 2018 Gaza demonstrations, by its arrogant and aggressive stance toward legitimate demands of a people it has oppressed for decades, Israel indicted itself several times, validated Palestinian actions, and exposed its tyrannical manner....

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    Julian Assange and the Mindszenty case

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 20, 2018

    DURING World War II Cardinal Jozsef Mindszenty was a huge critic of fascism and wound up in prison....

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