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    High Court decision on death reference

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 18, 2018

    THE Section 302 of the Penal Code of Bangladesh provides, ‘whoever commits murder shall be punished with death, or imprisonment for life, and shall also be liable to fine...

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    Focus on trade

    Bijendra Man Shakya | Updated at 12:00am on September 18, 2018

    THE fourth summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation concluded recently in Kathmandu by widening the areas of cooperation among the member states....

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    When rescue at sea becomes a crime

    Valentina Zagaria | Updated at 12:00am on September 18, 2018

    ON THE night of Wednesday, August 29, 2018, six Tunisian fishermen were arrested in Italy....

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    Travesty of law enforcement, justice dispensation continues

    | Updated at 12:05am on September 17, 2018

    THE police coming to be reported to frame opposition leaders and activists some of whom have died, become paralysed or are living abroad in cases is worrying....

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    Claimed development that has failed to deliver

    | Updated at 12:05am on September 17, 2018

    BRIDGING the gap of income inequality and poverty reduction was one of major electoral pledges of the Awami League-led government when assumed office in 2014....

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    The symphony of our times

    Dr Mizanur Rahman Shelley | Updated at 12:05am on September 17, 2018

    AFTER a chance meeting in the Islamabad Club in early September, I told Dildar of my predicament. Here I was with everything ready for my PhD study in London University, but without the means of getting out of Pakistan. I was no more technically in the service of the government of Pakistan...

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    The veiled danger of the ‘dead’ Oslo accords

    by Ramzy Baroud | Updated at 12:05am on September 17, 2018

    YOSSI Beilin is back. This unrepentant Israeli ‘peacemaker’ is like the mythical phoenix, constantly resurrecting from its own ashes. In a recent article in Al-Monitor, Beilin wrote in support of the idea of a confederation between Israel and Palestine....

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    India’s shrinking democratic space

    | Updated at 12:05am on September 17, 2018

    WITH less than a year to go before we head into general elections in the summer of 2019, it is becoming evident that this will be no ordinary electoral contest between the BJP and the rest because what is at stake is the future of our democratic republic....

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    A view of the deadly world order

    by Phil Butler | Updated at 12:05am on September 17, 2018

    THE outlook for humanity is not good. Crises that should by now, not even exist in the 21st century, they now affect every man, woman, and child on the planet....

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    Uri Avnery in memoriam

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 16, 2018

    SOME years ago I was asked to go and collect Uri Avnery from the airport....

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